EXPERIENCED Dump Truck Operator

Job Title: EXPERIENCED Dump Truck Operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gunnedah, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO-1907-96845_1582169283
Contact Name: Katherine Fry
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 20, 2020 14:28

Job Description

About the Company

Whitehaven Coal is the leading Australian producer of high-efficiency, low emissions coal, and the dominant player in Australia's only emerging high-quality coal basin. We help to power highly-developed and emerging economies in Asia where there is strong and growing demand for our product. We operate six mines in the Gunnedah Basin in North West New South Wales and have developed a reputation for excellence in operations, project delivery and safe and efficient operations. We are proudly local and employ locally-based employees where possible.

About the Mine

Maules creek is Whitehaven's newest and largest coalmine with a life-of-mine of 30 years. Located in the Gunnedah Basin, 45km southeast of Narrabri and 17km northeast of Boggabri.
Whitehaven Coal strives for operational excellence and in 2016 the Maules Creek mine was awarded the NSW Minerals Council Mining Operation of the Year.

About the Area
Gunnedah is the hub of one of Australia's richest agricultural regions - the Liverpool Plains in North West New South Wales - and is located on the Kamilaroi and Oxley Highways. Gunnedah has a great variety of shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Residents and visitors will appreciate the variety of great cuisine that the local restaurants, pubs, clubs and takeaway venues have to offer.

About the Role

An opportunity to join the team at Maule's creek as a EXPERIENCED dump truck Operator and move to the beautiful Gunnedah region. Now with a new management team, we are seeking experienced production digger, dozer, loader, grader, water cart and dump truck operators for residential, full time roles.
With 30 years of mine life left, we are looking for people with the right attitude to come on the journey with join and us long term.
In this role, BIBO is provided from multiple pick up locations around Gunnedah, Boggabri and Narrabri. Shifts are a 12.5-hour mix of day and night, a lifestyle roster so you can spend quality time with your family.

About You

Open cut coal experience is non negotiable.
To be successful in the role you will need:

  • The ability to operate large mining trucks up to 315 tonnes.
  • Minimum 2 years experience operating heavy machinary.
  • Associated current VOC's
  • Ability to undergo and pass a full coal services health medical and drug/alcohol testing
  • Right to work in Australia
  • Police clearance, background checks and 2 x recent work references.

The Benefits

  • Job stability
  • No more FIFO/DIDO!
  • Lifestyle roster - only work 6 months over the course of a year
  • Regional living allows option to pay rent and electricity BEFORE tax!
  • Ultra class and low hour fleet

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Kat Fry on 02 8093 0629, quoting ref no. JO-1907-96844. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at

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