Australian Mining Dump Truck Drivers Jobs and Employmentyou've probably heard about the amazing benefits of working in the Australian mines. One of the more popular positions on offer is the role of dump truck driver, due to the fact that it is one of the least physically demanding jobs in the industry but it is still extremely well paid. Aside from the attractive salary associated with this position, there is the feeling of power that many people enjoy while driving these massive machines. Mine bosses are however extremely selective with who they employ in dump truck driver roles, due to the fact that one tyre alone cost thousands of dollars to replace. This means employers prefer well-trained and experienced people to fill the role of dump truck driver in the mines.
You can however consider dump truck driver traineeships, which some mines offer for people with no experience. Mining Australia can tell you everything you need to know about dump truck driver training and where to find courses in your area that could help you in your quest to become a dump truck driver. Our industry experts have years of experience assisting people like you who are interested in becoming a dump truck driver, or who want to gain employment in the Australian mines.
A typical day for a dump truck driver would include transporting mine materials from a loading area to a storage area. Depending on the type of mine you work at, it will determine the type of materials that will be required to be transported. Other tasks include securing the load, estimating load weight to comply with load limits and transporting dangerous goods or explosives.
There are several ways to gain a position as a dump truck driver in the mines, or alternatively there are plenty of other positions that may be more suitable for you. If you are considering getting into the mining industry, now is a great time to do so, for both skilled and unskilled workers, so talk to us to see how we can help.
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