Supervisors Underground Coal Mining Operators Blackwater - iMINCO

Whisper Mining Services Pty Ltd is currently seeking experienced Supervisors & Underground Operators for Blackwater / Emerald

WANTED Experienced Supervisors & Underground Operators

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Whisper Mining Services Pty Ltd is currently seeking experienced Supervisors & Underground Operators, for the Blackwater/Emerald area. Candidates with a demonstrated history of working to strict safety and quality standards in the coal mine industry are strongly encouraged to apply.

To be considered suitable for this position, applicants must have:

  • Minimum 12 months experience working Underground (Ventilation experience desirable)
  • Current Statement of Attainment  Standard 11 Surface/Underground Induction
  • Current Coal Board Medical & Black Coal Chest X-Ray
  • Current Statement of Attainment S1,2,3 & G2
  • Trainer Assessor Certificate (desirable)
  • Piccola Pump Ticket (desirable)
  • Drivers License
  • Underground Equipment Authorizations
    • Hand Held Bolters
    • PJB/ Dirft Runner
    • QDS Implements
    • UG Eimco Loaders
    • Windy Borer & Gopher
    • Gas Detector 

Supervisors Underground Coal Mining Operators Mining Information

What they offer?  

  • 7/7 DS & NS Roster (permanent roster)
  • Ongoing work
  • Accommodation and meals supplied for rostered work
  • Work for a company that values the safety of their employees

Please note this is NOT a ‘Paid’ FIFO or DIDO position. 


If you meet the above requirements, to apply, please email and attach your resume, including the above-mentioned qualifications, DL and competencies to

All applications are treated in the strictest of confidence and your details will not be forwarded to the company without gaining your prior consent. Make yourself stand out from everyone and create your resume with keywords contain.

How to apply

If you feel you meet the above requirements, are keen to take on a new and exciting opportunity, and work for an employer that is committed to supporting your career then APPLY NOW.

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 *Standard 11 Training*

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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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