Job Location: Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance
Employer: Terra Mining Pty Ltd
$48.50 – $58.50 per hour

About The Job

Terra Mining currently seeking multiple 777 dump truck operators, PC1250, EX1900, EX1200 digger operators and all-rounders (with multiple tickets) for projects in the Goldfields within Western Australia. Working as part of our diverse, dynamic and driven production team, these roles are responsible for helping us optimise efficiency from every shift while ensuring the highest standards of safe operations are maintained. The roles offer the right candidates;

  • Immediate start
  • Industry leading remuneration beginning at $45 p/h
  • $3.50 p/h retention bonus tied to project completion
  • All meals and camp provided
  • FIFO ex Perth – flights provided
  • Opportunities for development within our technical field production team
  • Channels for leadership and superintendent progression
  • Opportunity to upskill, train and diversify your tickets and qualifications

About You

An operator with either substantial open-cut experience or similar in a transferable industry – you will be a driven, competent and consummate professional who knows the score when it comes to cracking on with it and getting the job done. You’ll possess a no-fuss work ethic, no dramas attitude and be able to readily identify efficiencies. You’ll know when to speak up and when to have your head down taking care of business. You’ll understand that operator and machine are a team within themselves and be able to readily identify current or future maintenance requirements. Working with our mobile maintenance outfit, you’ll have an awareness of what it takes to keep the process moving by contributing to our pre-emptive and proactive maintenance programme. 

As an essential element of our field based technical teams, you’ll be easily able to operate individually or as part of complex operations requiring multiple personnel. You’ll know that safety isn’t ever worth compromising on. Ideally, you’ll be looking for a company to call home for the long-term future, with a view to getting the most out of your career.

You’ll possess the following as standard;

  • Previous experience working in an open cut or similar environment
  • Experience operating CAT777/KOM785 dump trucks or PC1250, EX1900, EX1200 diggers
  • HR licence (preferred, but not essential)
  • Current drivers licence
  • Relevant operator tickets
  • Two recent, relevant referees who can confirm that you’re the real deal
  • Be able to consistently pass drug and alcohol testing
  • Current national police clearance, issued within the last twelve months

About Us

Terra Mining is one of the region’s fastest growing mining and resources project partners. We offer unrivalled opportunities for aspirational mining professionals to grow their careers as we grow our company. With multiple projects underway and in contract to commence shortly, our future aligns with those who aspire to take advantage of the opportunity in Australia’s resources sector now.

Terra Mining are the region’s leader in operational excellence, offering top-dollar opportunities for top-shelf talent. Our industry leading remuneration packages and working conditions reflect our position as Asia-Pacific’s fastest growing resources outfit. As our footprint grows, we’re seeking talent to join us and deploy their skills with a view to helping us modernise the mining industry as we develop a flexible workforce capable of rapidly establishing and maintaining peak performance on every project we are engaged on. With HSE systems and quality management our focus – we place wellbeing, safety, opportunity and standards at the centre of our operations and as the basis of our future planning. Our training simulator systems are state of the art, best-in-breed facilities that prepare our operators to tackle the conditions they’ll experience working on diverse terroir. 

Those who know mining trust Terra. Our people power our business, that’s why we invest heavily in training and provide avenues to develop those who are capable of driving the company towards our goals. 

For more information on how Terra is building the mining industry’s next generation of dynamic plant and machine operators, visit, email [email protected] or click apply now to register your interest in joining our growing team. 

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