Mine Production Operators

Last updated 4 minutes ago
Location:Perth, Western Australia
Job Type:Full Time


As one of Australia’s most experienced mining contractors, Downer Mining operate across multiple commodities within Australia and overseas.

With a strong focus on delivering the best outcomes for our clients, Downer Mining’s extensive capabilities, coupled with our commitment to Zero Harm, innovative technology and an inclusive workplace, position us among Australia’s leading mining services providers.

Downer has been successfully delivering contract mining and civil projects to an impressive list of global customers for over 90 years. Our Mining division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources sector.

Our Eliwana operation is a brand new, Greenfields Project based in the Pilbara. In line with a second phase ramp up we have an immediate requirement for Production Operators: FIFO Perth. 2/1 Day/Night.


Reporting to the Production Superintendent, as a key member of a high performing team you will play an integral role in implementing the client's project requirements. You will perform safe and effective production outcomes and continuous improvement principles pertaining to surface excavation, whilst operating mobile plant equipment


At least 2+ years demonstrated experience operating the following equipment within an Open Cut Mining environment

  • CAT 785 Dump Trucks
  • CAT 793 Dump Trucks
  • MT 4400 Electric Trucks
  • 785 Watercarts
  • Ancillary Dozers

You will also demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated commitment to health and safety
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills
  • Current manual C-class license essential
  • High levels of initiative and the ability to work well under pressure.


  • Competitive salary and longevity of employment on a new project
  • The benefits of secure, full time employment including leave entitlements, superannuation and numerous financial, lifestyle, health & wellbeing benefits including salary sacrifice flights, novated leasing, discounts and support programs.
  • Set career progression opportunities through various training and mentoring programs
  • Great systems, procedures, equipment and people with an overriding commitment to Zero Harm
  • An opportunity to join a diverse and inclusive leading-edge business with operations throughout WA

Eliwana is the new flagship project from FMG. The camp is brand new and comes with all expected modern amenities including a state of the art gym, swimming pool, basketball courts, tennis courts, football oval, walking track and both indoor and outdoor eating /drinking facilities. Rooms are spacious with en-suite bathrooms and Foxtel TV.

At Downer we are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability. Our values, strategy and direction are clear and we are committed to Zero Harm and to the career development of our people.


Please apply with your current resume to this application. For any queries or help with your application please contact Kim Cribb on 08 6212 9550 or email kim.cribb@downergroup.com

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