Shovel Operator

Join the Tropicana team as an Experienced Shovel Operator and be responsible for operating a 600t Shovel and excavator in a production mining environment. This role requires a level of proficiency in operating different machinery to ensure safe and efficient mining operations. 


About the role
FIFO from Perth
2:1 night/day roster
$65.00 per hour (dependant on experience)
7% market uplift allowance - paid quarterly



About you

  • Previous experience in a similar role in an open-cut mining environment
  • Extensive experience operating 250 tonne+ excavators in production mode, preferably on one of the following
  • CAT 6060 Face Shovel 
  • Demonstrated experience operating variety of ancillary equipment and exacavtors
  • Physically fit for the demands of the role
  • Proven ability to operate in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of the team
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence



Employee benefits

  • Refer-A-Friend program, earn up to $8K per successfully placed referral
  • Ongoing career development opportunities - Challenge. Develop. Grow
  • Dedicated lifestyle, financial and mental health support
  • Salary sacrifice options for flights, vehicles, airport parking and A LOT more
  • Access to a wide range of employee discounts with Macmahon retail, vehicle, insurance and banking partners



Be More at Macmahon
Across Macmahon’s team, you will find positive stories of people embracing opportunities to develop and grow their careers going on to celebrate impressive career milestones that contribute to our success. With over 9,000 highly skilled people in our team, we’re proud of the values-based culture we have built over 60 years which is the driving force propelling our people to continually aspire to Be More. 



About Macmahon
Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and Southeast Asia. Delivering a comprehensive range of surface and underground mining, civil design and construction, performance enhancement, and mine site maintenance and rehabilitation services to the resources sector. 



Recruitment process
Successful applicants must pass a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol screening, as well as criminal history and qualification checks. Proof of working rights in Australia (valid passport, birth certificate, citizenship certificate, or current visa grant notification) is also required.

Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.


Macmahon Winning Values
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