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April

Ug Truck Operator

BLUESTONE MINES TASMANIA JV - Zeehan, TAS

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Tasmania Tin Operations

Renison Mine

About Bluestone

Bluestone Mines Tasmania Joint Venture Pty Ltd, is Australia’s largest Tin producer. Bluestone is a well-established, high yield tin mine now entering an exciting redevelopment period. The Renison mine is located on Tasmania’s beautiful West Coast between the towns of Zeehan and Rosebery.

About the mine

It is an exciting time at the Renison underground mine which has recently announced its Life of Mine plan outlining a strong resource plan for the next 10 years. Renison is embarking on a progressive improvement journey to challenge the way we work and optimise our operations to increase our production and transform our mining style. A capital plan of works to construct a paste backfill plant and new ventilation shaft is just some of the work underway to support the journey.

About the role

We are looking for an Underground Truck Operator with an understanding of safe work practices preferably with UG mining experience to join the Bluestone team. The position will be reporting to the UG Shift supervisor and be responsible for the provision of quality and timely truck driving haulage service using articulated UG mobile machinery ensuring operational targets are met in a safe, compliant and efficient manner.

This position is being offered on 7 days on 7 days off, rotating day & night shift roster.

Core responsibilities

  • Knowledge and understanding of Mines Regulations, OH&S and Duty of Care.
  • High level Driving ability.
  • Application of Company Safety procedures.
  • Promote safe manual handling techniques.
  • Conduct pre-start checks on vehicles and machinery
  • Accurately record work completed, hazards requiring attention and machinery condition
  • Conduct workplace inspections
  • Perform other UG tasks as required
  • Experience working on heavy machinery
  • Communicate with oncoming shift regarding key handover or job issues

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the ability to proactively enhance your skills and competency levels through further training as required for the role whilst maintaining safety as a priority and actively contributing to making the workplace safe.

You will be an experienced heavy machine operator in a mining environment and hold a Valid Driver's Licence – HR truck Licence an advantage and whilst not essential previous UG Truck driving experience is preferred operating Atlas MT6020 or similar machinery.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and inclusive team where results are rewarded, and new ideas are encouraged and supported.

Bluestone Mines Tasmania offers a range of lifestyle options, catering for both residential and drive in drive out options. Attractive residential benefits are available or alternatively, fully catered modern Single Persons Quarters are available for those seeking a drive-in-drive-out option.

Close date: 16.04.21

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