Twin Boom Jumbo Operator



Work Type – Permanent
Location – Various
Roster – 2:2 FIFO from Perth
Pay Rate– Attractive Remuneration

MAKO Mining is a specialist underground mining contractor focused on safely delivering high productivity and professional results in all narrow vein mining applications. The Company has a track record of consistent safety and production, at all times meeting our client’s expectations.

We are seeking expressions of interest from experienced Twin Boom Jumbo Operators.The position will require self-motivation, drive and multi-skilling. Ideal candidates will be proactive, and forward thinking, with a with strong ability to foster a culture of inspiration, innovation and collaboration withina team environment.

Essential Criteria
  • Must have full working rights in Australia
  • 5-10 years’ experience in underground mining
  • Experience operating single and twin boomjumbos (Sandvik & Atlas Copco)
  • Mechanically minded, understanding of machinery, knowledge of engines, drive systems and care of mobile equipment
  • Current & valid Australian Drivers Licence
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Safe Working at Heights
  • Current &valid Shotfiring Licence
  • Current &valid Dangerous Goods Security Card
  • National Police Clearance
  • Preferred candidates reside in Western Australia
  • Competent in bolting, meshing and boring
  • Accurately mark-up and drill a number of drill patterns using a mechanised hydraulic or electric Jumbo drill to suit conditions of the drive
  • Assess ground conditions at the face and implement good ground control according to site requirements
  • Read and accurately follow mine instruction plans with skill and precision ensuring holes are drilled to design line, gradient and profile
  • Communicate with surveyors, geologists and engineers to optimise drill patterns and metres

Candidates will need to be physically fitand meet pre-employment criteria including drug and alcohol screening and full medical. 

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Mako Mining's determination to continually innovate has seen the company expand its capabilities into a diverse group of associate companies delivering high quality underground mining services and products. Mako Mining proudly endorses all our associated service and product providers and encourage other underground mining companies to engage them so their operation can also take advantage of specialized and tailored solutions.