All round operator

Mount Gibson Iron Limited is an independent Australian producer of high quality direct shipping ore (DSO) with assets in the Kimberley and Mid-West regions of Western Australia. Mount Gibson Iron acquired the project through a takeover in early 2007 and passed the 20 Million tonne milestone in February 2014.

Our Koolan Island Operation is located approximately 140 kilometres north of Derby in Yampi Sound off the northern Kimberley coast of Western Australia. Koolan is now fully operational with the first shipment since the wall rebuild having set sail in April 2019.


About the role:

Mount Gibson Iron are now seeking to employ a number of experienced All Rounder Operators at our Koolan Island Operation for permanent positions on a 2:1 Roster (7 Day On / 7 Night On / 7 Day Off) from Perth, Broome or Derby.

Reporting to the Production Supervisor the primary focus of this role is to be responsible for the operation of a large variety of excavators, dozers, graders, loaders in order to undertake earthworks around the operation. Also competent to operate dump trucks and water carts on a rotational basis.

If you like a varied role where no two days are the same, you are part of a friendly work crew and where your skills and knowledge can really make a difference, then this may be the opportunity for you.


Key Responsibilities include:
  • Operating excavators, dozers, graders, loaders, water carts and dump trucks:

o Cat 16M Grader

o Cat D10T Dozer

o Cat 992K Loader

o Cat 789D Dump Truck

o Cat 775 Watercart

o Excavators EX3600, EX2600, EX1900

  • Inspection of the work area for hazards, malfunctions or damage
  • Inspecting and servicing equipment
  • Planning earthworks & other activities ensuring levels are maintained
  • Maintaining haul roads
  • Undertaking clean-ups as required
  • Hauling and dumping ore and waste as required
  • Organising and loading trucks
  • Planning digging activities to ensure optimal ore recovery
  • Digging of ore and waste to ensure optimal recovery

To be successful in this role, you will have:
  • Current Western Australian HR Driver license
  • Relevant licenses to operate equipment and experience Operating:

o Cat 16M Grader

o Cat D10T Dozer

o Cat 992K Loader

o Cat 789D Dump Truck

o Cat 775 Watercart

o Excavator EX3600, EX2600, EX1900

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a similar position in the mining industry
  • Ability to operate equipment in a production mining environment
  • Understanding of OHS requirements in a production mining environment
  • Compliance and enforcement of Mt Gibson policies and procedures
  • Follow directions of supervisor
  • Operate SME in a safe manner
  • Minimise ore dilution
  • Ensure pit floor and waste dump levels (use lasers where provided)
  • Pull Batters
  • Clean spillage from haul roads
  • Ensure haul roads are maintained to a satisfactory condition
  • Ensure windrows are maintained to the required height
  • Senior First Aid or the capability to obtain this qualification

Why us:

This is a great opportunity to work for Mount Gibson Iron on Koolan Island located in the picturesque Buccaneer Archipelago on a high-grade hematite operation.

You will have job security through a permanent position, attractive remuneration, working with an experienced and motivated team and a great culture with a tight knit community feel.

As a unique pit to port operation, this role is varied and no two days are the same. If you like to be part of a friendly work crew, where your skills and knowledge can really make a difference, then this may be the opportunity for you.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.

Shortlisting for this role will commence immediately.

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Summary

Posted: 12 September 2019

Will be removed: 28 September 2019

Location:  Perth, WA