Plant Operator, Steep Terrain

Location: Western Australia Posted Date: August 14, 2019
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Employer Job Id: TMPRIJ201946969 Careermine Job Id: 1796141
About the Company
WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Register or apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

About the Role:
WorkPac are currently seeking experienced Steep Terrain Mobile Plant Operators for exploration work in remote sites.

- 2:1 Roster (may be moving to 8:6 in the future)
- FIFO Port ex Perth - Some WA Regional ports may be on offer pending availability
- Remote Living in exploration camp.

To be successful you will have :

- An understanding of the product group objectives in terms of ensuring that the product produced is suitable in order to avoid expensive rework.
- Superior knowledge of the equipment used and the care and maintenance of it to ensure no major avoidable expense is incurred.
- Knowledge of the systems and policies in place to ensure the work is done in accordance with them to avoid safety and environmental impacts.
- Good understanding of the mechanical workings of the equipment.
- Very good knowledge of earthmoving techniques employed in the preparation and rehabilitation of the drill pads.
- Experience in steep terrain developing pads and tracks for exploration.
- Good computer skills for accessing permits and information relating to the job including machine guidance.
- Previous experience working within the mining industry, ideally also in an earthworks role within the mining industry

Essential:
- Minimum 4-5 years earthmoving experience in a similar role is essential, and a strong knowledge of earthworks practices in steep terrain (or Forrestry)
- Highly competent in the use of mobile plant equipment (Dozer D7 D8 D9, Excavator 30 ton and Grader 140 H & M Series).
- WA C Class Drivers Licence
- Australian Rights to Work
- Good working attitude

Preferred :
HR Licence

Why work for WorkPac?
Looking after our employees is important to us. Our WorkPlus Employee Benefits program offers benefits across health, private insurance, financial services, travel and more.
We have a team of dedicated recruiters, most of which have in field knowledge of the industry, who make continuous contact to ensure you are happy with not only WorkPac's service but our clients. We are committed to ensuring you are happy and safe, you are our most valuable asset!
WorkPac have over 45 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia with us. As WorkPac has such a large footprint, we know our local areas and are always helping our local community.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.