Dump truck/Haul truck driver is a popular job within the mining industry and the opportunity at a traineeship is a dream come true . Some companies ask for a heavy rigid license (HR) as a requirement for this position but most only require a class C drivers license and they never require a dump truck license. As we have said before don’t waste your money getting the dump truck license.Most companies will pay for your training if and when you score a job. Your job as a dump truck driver is to transport goods and materials from one area to another.The pay rate for a trainee depends on where you are working and what product is being mined. Here are some of the responses when we asked “What is the pay rate for a trainee dump truck driver in the mines?” Before you go and pay a small fortune on a dump truck training course have a read of what other people have said about the course. Is it really worth paying for a dump truck license?