Many jobs are coming up in the north-west mining sector, but the competition between applicants is high.
So what should you do to secure a position with one of the major mining companies?
- Firstly, workers need to prove a solid commitment to the mine site safety culture and strict adherence to drug and alcohol policies.
- Secondly, demonstrate your experience in the sort after skills such as relevant machinery tickets, or a trade certificate.
Entry level workers need to first look at applying for a job with a smaller company or contractor. Gain experience on mine sites and machinery to become more employable for the major mining companies. A HR licence and front-end loader tickets improve your suitability.
Qualified tradespeople need to look at what skills and qualities are listed in the advertised position and sure to address those points directly.