Dump Truck Operator

Koolan Iron p/l

Mount Gibson Iron are seeking experienced Dump Truck Operators for our Koolan Island Operations on a 2:1 roster (7 days on, 7 nights on, 7 days off).

Mount Gibson Iron Limited is an established independent Australian producer of premium quality direct shipping iron ore (DSO) with assets in the Kimberley and Mid-West regions of Western Australia.   

Mount Gibson’s flagship operation is the Koolan Island mine, located approximately 140km north of Derby in the Buccaneer Archipelago in the Kimberley. The mine is Australia’s highest-grade producer of direct-shipping grade hematite, with an average Ore Reserve grade of 65.5% Fe and a current mine life of +5 years.   

Here at Mount Gibson, we are committed to investing in your development to help you reach your full potential.  We offer a unique work experience with supportive management and career opportunities.

About the Role:

Mount Gibson Iron are now seeking to employ experienced Dump Truck Operators at our Koolan Island Operation for permanent positions on (7 Day On / 7 Night On / 7 Day Off) FIFO roster from Perth, Broome or Derby.
*Rosters are subject to change as part of the Company’s pandemic management initiatives.

Reporting directly to the Production Supervisor the primary focus of this role is to be responsible for the safe operation of equipment, meeting production targets and ensuring delivery of a non-contaminated ore product to the correct destination.

The position will at times be required to assist in other work areas on the Koolan site, including operation of other types of surface mining equipment, providing competency in that equipment has been attained.

Key Responsibilities
  • Demonstrate a high regard to safety
  • Be able to work in a team environment
  • Be able to produce high quality workmanship
  • Be able to communicate effectively within the work environment
  • Demonstrate a good positive attitude, reflecting the values of Mt Gibson Iron and site
  • Meet all OHS requirements including reporting of hazards & incidents
  • Comply with Mount Gibson Iron policies & procedures
  • Meeting specified production targets
  • Optimally operate various kinds of dump trucks
  • Ensure material is delivered to the correct destination
  • Accurately record daily shift information, including destinations of material
Skills and Experience
  • Dump Truck National Accredited Certification is desirable
  • Minimum two years of experience in a similar position
  • Senior First Aid or the capability to obtain this qualification
  • Experience operating Cat 789D, Cat 775F & Komatsu 785 or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to work to deadline and to meet specified targets
  • Previous mining experience is desirable
  • Understanding of OHS requirements in a production mining environment
  • Current Western Australia HR drivers licence
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to carry out instructions
  • Demonstrated leadership skills are desirable
Your career with Mount Gibson Iron:
Mount Gibson Iron is looking for committed, reliable and motivated candidates who have the right attitude to achieve our goal.

Our values - Safety – Courage – Agility – Integrity – Respect -, are at the centre of everything we do and to guide us with the behaviours expected and attitudes of our employees

Including your rewarding career, Mount Gibson Iron Offers:
  • Supportive and Inspiring Management
  • Professional development with on the job training and coaching
  • A respectful and diverse workplace where you will be valued
  • Inclusive environment, where you are encouraged to reach your full potential
  • Onsite gymnasium and a new pool (coming soon)
  • Financial rewards which are linked to performance reviews and business performance
  • A chance to work in the Buccaneer Archipelago’s, interesting and challenging geological site
We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise the strength in diversity. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.
   At Mount Gibson “To succeed we do the essential things well”
Shortlisting for this role will commence immediately.

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