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Underground Truck Driver

Date: Mar 31, 2019

Location: Tanami, NT, AU, 0807

Company: Newmont Goldcorp Corporation

Our Underground Tanami Operations is located in one of Australia’s most remote Deserts, the Tanami Desert, 540km north-west of Alice Springs, on Aboriginal freehold land. We offer a competitive remuneration package as well as the opportunity to develop your career in a global company.


Newmont Tanami Operations provides a fully equipped 1200-bed village, 40km from the mine, offering modern leisure facilities to the workforce who FIFO direct from Darwin, Alice Springs, and Perth.

The Role

Reporting to the Mining Supervisor, the Underground Truck Driver is responsible for operating a truck underground in a safe and efficient manner.

The role is based in Tanami and offers a 2/1 FIFO roster from Perth, Darwin & Alice Springs ONLY.

The Person

  • Current “C” Class Drivers License
  • Previous machine operating experience preferred
  • Previous experience underground preferred but not essential
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work rotating day and night shifts
  • Demonstrated commitment to maintaining and safe working environment
  • Proven ability to contribute to team outcomes

Our Values and Culture

Newmont encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. As part of our commitment with the Traditional Land Owners we encourage applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respect their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

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