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Dragline Operator

Job Highlights

$90 per hour casual

Experienced Dragline Operator

Residential and DIDO roles available on a Lifestyle Roster (4/5/5/4) - be at home with the family more frequently.

Awesome working environment and culture!

We are looking to ramp up now! Secure your next move.

In partnership with Batchfire mine at Callide, WorkPac has new opportunities for experienced Dragline Operators to join the team. If you are seeking change, there is no better time to contact us. We have fantastic earning potential to offer along with job security.

About Our Client

Batchfire Resources is the owner of Callide Mine in Central Queensland, an open-cut coal operation located 120km southwest of Gladstone and 20km northeast of the thriving regional township of Biloela.

A long-standing operation, Callide Mine is an open-cut coal mine producing 11mtpa of thermal coal for domestic power generation, alumina refining, and export markets. The operation has extensive recoverable coal reserves and long-term supply contracts in place, ensuring a long-term future.

What Will You Be Doing?

In this role you will become a part of a busy mine as a Dragline Operator. You will be operating the Dragline Marion 8750 & Bucyrus Erie 1350. You will be working a Lifestyle roster. Roles are available for Residential and DIDO Operators. DIDO roles will have Camp Supplied.

What You Will Need

Previous mining experience operating Dragline Marion 8750 & Bucyrus Erie 1350

You will need to have a Standard 11 & Coal Board Medical within last 2 years

SSE signed skills list, Current Drivers Licence & right to work in Australia


Opportunity to transition into Permanent Roles

Locality Allowance of $75 per shift for local candidates

DIDO Allowance of up to $350 per rostered swing

Camp and facilities provided for non-residential Operators

Great culture and safety standards

*Packages include, Hourly rate, Allowances and Superannuation


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


Recruiter Name: Krys McKinley

Phone: 07 4800 3700

QLD Mining

Job Reference Number: 7396J202340040

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

Job title: Dragline Operator
Contract type: Casual
Location: South East QLD
Industry: Mining - Production Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2023-09-28
Reference: 7396J202340040