They were also saying that they are still getting princess attitudes from guys that stuff up and can’t handle being told off about it. It’s not unreasonable for someone with little to no XP to wander in to a job like that, but you might want to consider other jobs on site as well. Thanks to everyone for taking the time. The Haulpak name was quietly discontinued around — and the new trucks were then known as Komatsu machines. Originally Posted by Ninja.

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But when I returned to Australia I found I could no longer afford to buy a house on a travel agent’s wage. You can also watch these Dump Truck Videos to help you familiarise yourself with the training. Then find out which labour hire companies the mining companies use and attack it that way.

While the smaller Komatsu haul trucks are distinctly Japanese in design, the current line of larger trucks can trace their heritage back to American Haulpak design roots.

I’m a truckie for Newmont down in Boddington and the only green people they will take in at the moment are locals. Dump Truck Driver salaries in Australia. Speak with a human resources recruiter. Brain dead fools these boys.

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My first purchaser got a trainee dump truck job within three months. The idea for the book was born from attending a wealth mentoring hecome where we had to think of something over and above what we already do to generate extra income. But people still do get hired, it’s just a matter of figuring out how to position yourself so that you’re the one that gets hired. I came up with the idea to just write a book with all the details people require.


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Long Haul Drivers Required. Personally, I reckon working in the plant is a much better deal than in a haulpak, but I’m a plant guy, so I’m biased. Wabco subsequently added motor graders to their product line by purchasing J. After working as a travel agent for more than a decade, Lisa Mirtsopoulos made a career change and found work in the mining industry. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: She has more than 17 years of business, human resources and project management experience and decades of book, newspaper, magazine, radio and business writing experience.

A high paying job that requires FA to get into excites a lot of people, placing you in a rather large demographic of inexperienced people applying for the job. If you’ve not been in the mining industry you don’t know how it works.

Skip to Job PostingsSearch Close. I’ve been asked for a WA Blue Card Construction Card now at 1 site, but even that doesn’t seem to carry much weight these days.


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Is that about right? The most common dump trucks in Australia are Caterpillar and Komatsu. Is it realistic for someone like me in their mid’s with no experience to walk into a job like that?

Adams in and thereafter front end loaders, with the purchase of Scoopmobile. Reward offered for safe return. Find out who does their hiring, what they are looking for, etc.

To drive haul trucks you need to first get a HR licence. Be disciplined with money, no matter how haulpai of it you have. Current HC Licence minimum I know people who tried good workers with half a brain who would have been good for the companies without much training and they got nowhere applying directly. Night shift took some getting used to.

This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. My role is basically to operate the truck, and move dirt from the pit to the dump areas.