Downer Civil Operator Jobs Adani Carmichael Mine

Downer Civil Operator Jobs Adani Carmichael Mine

Adani Downer Civil Operators Carmichael mine jobs

Graders * Dozers * Scrapers  * Water Carts * Excavators * Dump Trucks * Rollers * Compactors *  Surface Miners * Loaders

Job type: Full Time – Permanent
Location: FIFO Rockhampton, Townsville

  • Permanent full time position
  • 14/7 roster
  • FIFO from Rockhampton or Townsville incl accommodation
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Diverse and supportive work environment

About Downer

Downer is a diversified engineering and services business with over 19,000 employees.

Their Mining division is Australia’s leading diversified mining contractor. If you’re selected, you will be joining a group of innovative thinkers who work together to provide safe, ethical and environmentally conscious outcomes that exceed Adani’s expectations. This new mine will be the biggest Australia has ever seen.

With a 60 year life span and some 60 million tonnes of thermal coal expected to be exported direct to India – this is your opportunity to be part of Australian mining history.

About the job

The Carmichael coal mine is a proposed thermal coal mine in the north of the Galilee Basin in Central Queensland.

The mine is situated 630 kilometres north west of Rockhampton, and around 460 kilometres south west of Townsville. Employees will commute on a FIFO basis from the local townships of Rockhampton and Townsville.

As the primary Contractor, Downer Mining’s services will include mine planning, drilling, blasting, overburden removal, coal mining, coal processing, rehabilitation, civil works and maintenance of mobile and fixed plant – in short, we will be doing everything and we want you to help us achieve this.

We now welcome applications from Civil Operators with the following equipment and experience;

  • Graders
  • Dozers
  • Scrapers
  • Water Carts
  • Excavators
  • Dump Trucks
  • Rollers
  • Compactors
  • Surface Miners
  • Loaders
  • Frannas

You will need to be a skilled, enthusiastic and safety-conscious person who is looking for their next challenge. We seek people who are not afraid to get stuck in and do the work, take directions from supervisors and be part of a team.

Essential criteria for Downer Civil Operator Jobs Adani Carmichael Mine

ABOUT YOU        

  • Solid experience operating mobile equipment including trucks, dozers, graders and excavators within a civil/heavy earthworks environment
  • Demonstrated initiative and a flexible approach to work with effective communication skills
  • An overarching commitment to safe work practices and continuous improvement.


  • A Permanent full time position
  • Attractive 14/7 roster
  • FIFO from Rockhampton or Townsville with camp style accommodation
  • Access to a range of career development and advancement opportunities
  • A diverse and supportive work environment where individuals are encouraged to show initiative
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm
  • The chance to join a dynamic and successful business.

HOW TO APPLY for Downer Civil Operator Jobs Adani Carmichael Mine

Go to the official Downer website to apply

Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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