Underground Operators Wanted - Newcastle Maitland & Hunter - iMINCO

Integra Underground Mine - Near Singleton in the Upper Hunter Valley

Underground Operators Wanted - Newcastle Maitland & Hunter

Underground Operators

  • Dayshift from $110K per annum
  • Fixed Term Contract
  • Attractive Bonuses

Our Client

WorkPac Grouphas been awarded a long term contract to provide operational labour at Integra Underground Mine, near Singleton in the Upper Hunter Valley. Integra Underground Mine is a recently re-opened Operation, building a safe and robust workforce.

The Opportunity

Seeking suitably experienced and motivated people with experience in Longwall or Development production to join our team. You will be an integral crew member driving performance through production processes.

Operators will ensure the safe and efficient operation of a diverse range of equipment. Experience in the following areas are preferred, but not essential;
Development and Longwall

  • Joy Miners 12CM/30 and 15SC 32
  • Shearer
  • Grader
  • Shuttle Car
  • LHD – Eimco, Jug, FBL
  • Miner Mounted Bolter
  • CAT Automated Longwall


  • QDS Bolter and other attachments
  • Airtrack
  • Handheld Bolter
  • Driftrunner, PJB Mine Cruiser

Successful applicants will have;

  • Proactive approach to safety
  • Sound reliability and attendance record
  • Energy, motivation and drive and the ability to work well within a high functioning team
  • An extensive understanding of the work practices in the Underground Coal Mining Industry
  • Documented Underground Coal Mining competencies / appointments from previous mines


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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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