MMU Operator, Bajool

Job Description

About Orica

At Orica, it’s the power of our people that leads change and shapes our futures.

Every day, all around the world, our people help mobilise vital resources essential to progress. Established in 1874, we have grown to become the world leader in mining and civil blasting with a diverse of team of more than 13,000 across the world. 

It’s an exciting time to join us – we are shaping the future of mining through digital and automated technologies, embracing new ways of thinking, pioneering innovation and reimagining the way we work.

About the role:

We are calling for a suitably skilled and experienced MMU Operator to join our Bajool Quarry Services Team.  You will be specifically trained and supported to operate our MMU Vehicles, which are highly advanced heavy rigid vehicles fitted with the latest technologies to deliver bulk explosives at our Customers’ mine sites.

This is an incredible opportunity to work with a world leader in innovative blasting technologies, experience training and learnings from some of our most experienced blasting professionals and develop an exciting career path with a company who genuinely supports your ambitions.

The roster will be 5/2 Monday to Friday and it is anticipated that candidates will come from the Rockhampton region.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Demonstrating and setting the example of our key Company value “Safety is our priority, Always”;
  • Operating our MMU trucks and other associated blasting plant machinery;
  • Providing operational blasting knowledge and advice to all our client blast crews and associated stakeholders;
  • Assisting with preventative maintenance on all associated plant and machinery;
  • Assist with the ‘hands on’ delivery of explosive products into pre-drilled blast holes on bench;
  • Working in tight unison with our teammates to provide excellence in service to our valued customers;
  • At all times acting with integrity and respect.

What You Will Bring

  • A current Heavy Rigid (HR) drivers licence is essential;
  • Previous experience within a similar industry would be highly regarded;
  • Demonstrated history of hands-on physically demanding work;
  • The ability to pass all required security checks in which to obtain a Dangerous Goods licence;
  • An excellent, positive and team-based attitude where you look out for your teammates;
  • A basic mechanical comprehension would be highly regarded;
  • The ability to pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol screen.

What we offer

As part of a truly global company, you will have the ability to grow and learn in a diverse, collaborative culture. We foster relationships and learning through connected global and local teams, promote flexible and diverse career paths and support the development of your knowledge and skills. 

You will be paid a competitive salary, learn from talented individuals across multiple disciplines and be able to thrive in a safe workplace within a collaborative culture. Ignite your career at a place where your distinct potential can find its home.

Our commitment:

Orica promotes and fosters a culture of inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment everywhere we operate. We treat our people and applicants with fairness, dignity, and respect, getting the best of everyone’s contributions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, nationality, age, military or veteran, marital or disability status.

Orica does not have a mandatory COVID vaccination policy, but encourages all employees to get vaccinated.  Irrespective of such stance, all employees must meet fitness for work requirements for their respective job role. This may include a requirement for an employee to be vaccinated, particularly for roles or sites where vaccination is mandated by a customer and/or by State or Territory legislation.  If you are applying for a role at Orica, please consider this requirement when submitting your application.