Job Details
  • Reference394154A_1655445001
  • LocationPerth
  • SalaryAU$45 - AU$65 per hour + Superannuation on Hours Worked
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted13 days ago
  • ConsultantMonique Sorensen


We are currently seeking experienced Vac Truck Drivers for roles with Newmont Mining to operate at their Boddington Mine Site, to start immediately for the right candidates.

You will be rewarded with:

  • $45-$65 Per Hour (Pending Skills and Experience)
  • 8:6 Roster
  • 10.5% Superannuation Contribution on ALL hours worked
  • Modern camp facilities
  • A high-performing and friendly work crew

This is a wonderful opportunity to expand on your experience alongside a friendly work crew within a safety conscious work environment.

The main duties for this role, but not limited to, are:

  • Operating mobile plant equipment and specialising in combo slewing vacuum boom operation
  • High-pressure water jetting and blasting
  • Non-destructive digging and chemical handling
  • Carrying out scheduled preventative maintenance and break ins for all departments

The ideal candidate will possess the following experience:

  • The Industrial mobile plant operator must be experienced, self-motivated person who's trained in a broad range of industrial operations skills and high risk work.
  • Great problem solving and communication skills.
  • Possess an extensive understanding of controlled waste documentation.
  • Excellent ability to communicate (orally, writing and reading) in English for JHA's, understanding procedures, standard task procedures, filling out shift log handovers, MSDS/SDS and following schedules.
  • Manage time effectively, be task orientated and possess the ability to set goals.
  • High attention to detail whilst maintaining an organisational perspective.
  • Able to show initiative and have the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficient and accurate SAP skills and knowledge.
  • High pressure blasting and jetting pressure calculations.
  • Vacuum material knowledge.
  • Excavation knowledge
  • Working in close proximity cooperating fixed plant machinery and mobile machinery.
  • Experience driving heavy rigid trucks 8x 6 wheelers and tippers and on haul roads. Operating skid steers and front-end loaders,
  • Poly welding and fusion welding.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems.
  • Vacuum & water pump knowledge
  • Experience within a mining operation environment
  • Self-motivated and ability to work in a strong team environment

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Essential:
    o Current WA Heavy Rigid license
    o Controlled Waste Driver Licence
    o High Pressure Water Jetting Assistant MSMSS00017 (High Pressure Operator Preferred)
    o High Pressure Water Jetting Operator MSMSS0004
    o Operate a Vacuum Loading System MSMS00006
    o Operate a Drain Cleaning System MSMSS00005
    o Operate Elevated Work Platform TLILIC0005
    o Work Safely at Heights RIIWHS204E
    o Enter and Work in Confined Spaces RIIWHS202E
    o Gas Testing Atmospheres MSMWHS2177
    o Skid Steer Loader Operations RIIMPO318F
    o Hepatitis A & B immunisations Wastewater legislation and guideline / Department of Health WA
  • Preferred:
    o Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck TLILIC0003
    o Join Polyethylene Plastic Pipelines using Butt Welding PMBWELD301E
    o Join Polyethylene Plastic Pipelines using Electrofusion Welding PMBWELD302E
    o Maintain Chainsaws FWPCOT2254
    o Cut Materials with a Handheld Chainsaw FWPCOT2259
    o Provide First Aid Course HLTAID011
    o Operate a gantry or overhead crane and a wallet card RIIHAN305D
    o Rigger CPCCLRG3001A
    o Dogman CPCCLDG3001A

Candidates must also be able to:

  • Work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Provide proof of urrent work rights in Australia
  • Pass a Pre-Employment Medical and Drug Screen
  • Provide National Police Check (within 2 months)
  • Provide a current WA Driver's License
  • Provide Proof of COVID-19 Vaccinations

If you are interested in teaming up with Chandler Macleod please Apply Now!

*Please only apply if you are currently living in Western Australia*
*Only Successful Candidates will be contacted*