Existing Mine Worker Jobs - Mining Careers

Existing Mine Worker Job Opportunities

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Existing Mine Worker Job Opportunities & Mining Careers

If you are currently employed in the mining industry and are looking to up-skill and increase your career opportunities, there has never been a better time to do so. Huge shortages of skilled positions on mine sites are forecast owing to the mining boom and demand is high now and more so in the future.

You should be looking to take advantage of this of the opportunity to upskill. There are plenty of options available to allow you to move into a job as a mine site supervisor for instance, by completing the relevant mining supervisor course. Risk management is an area where there will be continual growth owing to strict and changing Government legislation within the industry.

Did you know you can complete an online course that will give you the qualification and skills to become a supervisor with a focus on risk assessment, for under $1000?

If you’ve been in the industry a while and are familiar with hazard identification, management and control, then this course is for you.

Call 0403 560 594 for more information. You can complete the course in your own time and if you need help along the way, you will have access to a trainer who will help and assist if you need it.

Mining companies are constantly on the look out for employees who show initiative and a willingness to learn new skills and encourage further learning. Many mine site employees start out with the basic position then realise there is potential to jump into new mining careers whilst being employed on the same mine site.

Transitioning into mining jobs such as an WH&S officer or a training and assessment (TAE) officer are common career paths for many in the resource industry. Jobs like these are often available owing to the demanding work schedules and growth of the mining and resource industry.

If you’re equipped with the correct Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety or the Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, your mining industry career could really take off.

Mining Job Information



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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