Multi Skilled Coal Mining Heavy Mobile Plant Operators Queensland

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Multi Skilled Coal Mining Plant Operators Bowen Basin

Multi Skilled Coal Mining Heavy Mobile Plant Operators Queensland

The Hail Creek open cut coal mine in the Bowen Basin Region of Central Queensland, located 120 kilometers from Mackay, supplies up to eight million tonnes of hard coking coal to steel mills in Asia and Europe each year.

Multi Skilled Coal Mining Heavy Mobile Plant Operators Mining Information

The Hail Creek Mine is an example of the company providing more than local employment opportunities but also ensuring economic growth for the area as it also works to create positive outcomes for the wider Mackay Region

About the Role

Opportunities exist for skilled and experienced Civil equipment operators for a 6 month minimum term contract to complete a Civil Construction Project on the Hail Creek mine site.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operating 637 Scraper and or 12/14/16 Grader
  • Work rotating life style roster
  • Pre-start che Multi-skilled Civil Operators

WorkPac Group

Rio Tinto Coal Australia is a leading mining company in Australia with an established record for developing and managing world standard open cut, as well as underground, coal mines.

NOTE: This is a sample of the types of jobs you can do when you have attained mining and heavy machinery equipment. Each job requires different levels of education, experience and qualifications. Wherever possible, link to the courses we offer will be provided as links. We encourage you to continue to do your own research on the online jobs boards such as SEEK, Indeed and Jora.


  • 637 scraper essential 2 years minimum experience
  • 12/14/16 grader essential 2 years minimum experience
  • Loader, Dozer , Excavator skills advantageous
  • Current Drivers License
  • Current Coal Board Medical
  • Current Standard 11 Induction Training
  • High levels of initiative and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Your key focus is safety with a high attention to detail to abide by site procedures


  • Camp and meals provided
  • Lifestyle Roster, Day shift only
  • BIBO from Mackay day of Shift

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia’s leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors.

They are proud to partner with some of the country’s leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. WorkPac have over 35 offices throughout Australia, this means you have the flexibility to work anywhere in Australia. Apply for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

Apply Now

Click on the apply button or for more information please contact:

  • Kelsey Hobson – Recruitment Coordinator
  • (07) 4969 4706

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction Training

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About the Bowen Basin

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.


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