HAUL TRUCK OPERATOR

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					                                               What do haul truck
                                               Operators do?
                                                   Operators use haul trucks to transport
                                                   raw material from one area to another;
                                                   Haul truck operators are primarily
                                                   responsible for the movement of coal
                                                                                            HAUL TRUCK
                                                   or ore to the crushers;
                                                   Haul truck operators’ work in a large
                                                                                            OPERATOR
How do I get this type of                          truck and shovel operation within mine   (ALSO KNOWN AS OPERATOR MAINTAINERS OR
job in the mining industry?                        sites.                                   MINE/SERVICES TECHNICIAN)
  Check job advertisements in local and
  state newspapers;
  Check various job search websites;                         Your Potential career pathway in the mining industry
  Talk to friends who work at a mine site                                                                                            What qualifications do I
  for potential vacancies;                                                                                                           need?
  Contact the human resources department                                                                                               High school education – minimum Year
  at the mine site and send in your                                                                                                    10 completion;
  resume. Follow up accordingly;                                                                                                       No further formal education or training
  Apply for a trainee operators position                                                                                               requirements needed;
                                                                                                                                       Ensure you have a drivers license and
                                                                                                                                       that you have been driving for at least
                                                                                                                                       twelve months (highly recommended)
  Some of your potential
  career opportunities in the                                                                                     Further Educational
  mining industry…                                                                                                and Training options
     Gain a trade (via an opportunity to                                                                          whilst working in the
     undertake and complete an                                                                                    mining industry…
                                                                                                                       Site Specific training (in-house,
     apprenticeship within the mine site);
                                                                                                                       including professional development);
     Become a workplace trainer & assessor;                                                                            Attainment of relevant tickets such
     Progress to a supervisory or                                                                                      as Heavy Rigid (HR) ticket;
     management role                                                                                              Optional study when on site:
                                                                                                                       Statement of Attainment MNCO1014A
               Some personal attributes of                                                                             (Conduct Haul Truck Operations) from
               haul truck operator…                                                                                    the qualification “Cert III in Surface
                 They are enthusiastic + motivated about                                                               Coal Operations MNC30104);
                 learning new skills on different types of                                                             MNM20105 Cert II in Metalliferous
                 heavy equipment/machinery;                                     You can work in                        Mining Operations (Open Cut) or;
                 Ability to work independently;                                 other industries                       MNM20205 Cert II in Metalliferous
                 Safety awareness;                                              like:                                  Mining Operations (Underground)
                 Team player;                                                       Civil & Construction;
                 Positive attitude                                                  Transport industry;
                                                                                    Quarries

				
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