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Barge Loader Operator

Job Highlights

  • FIFO Position

  • 2/1 Roster

  • Immediate Start!

About the Role

WorkPac has an exciting opportunity for Barge Loader Operator at our clients mine site which is located 95kms north of Weipa on Western Cape York.

This position is responsible for feeding bauxite onto the Barge Loading Facility and into barges.

Applicants must be based in Cape York Region (FIFO from Cairns or Bamaga Only)

Skills & Experience

  • Must have at least 2 years of barge loading experience

  • Current Loader or Crusher Operating tickets & experience are required for this position.

  • Other RII Machinery tickets would also be an advantage but not essential

  • Current C Class Open Australian Drivers Licence

  • Positive team focus and outcome based

  • Right to work within Australia

Benefits of role:

  • Immediate Start

  • 2/1 Roster

  • All meals and accommodation is supplied on site.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol screening.

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Apply Now

Click on the apply button or for more information Contact:

Ann McCarthy - (07) 4969 4728 or


Job Reference Number: Q.INDJ2021152258

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Barge Loader Operator
Contract type: Contract
Location: Northern QLD - Cairns Local, Northern QLD
Industry: Mining - Production Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2022-02-05
Reference: Q.INDJ2021152258


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