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Excavator Operator

Job Highlights

  • Job Security

  • Permanent Opportunities direct with our client on a brand-new project!

  • Market leading rates - $67.94/hour permanent(for experienced Excavator Operators)

  • Residential and DIDO/BIBO options available. 7/7 Roster!

WorkPac are now hiring multiple Excavator Operators to onboard for an exciting new opportunity. Take advantage of market leading remuneration, job security with permanent employment and be a part of something fresh! Candidates with other mining experience will be considered eg. Gold, Hard Rock etc however you will require a skills list.

About Our Client

With a strong commitment to safety, innovation and technology, our client? pursues a relationship-based long-term approach to ensure the mutual success of all projects. Ensuring we provide value to our clients through all stages of mining is a mainstay of our business and we have the expertise and equipment to deliver total mining services to any surface operation.

Broadmeadow East is a greenfield mine site which will be mined utilising a terrace method due to the steeply dipping coal seam. This is the first stage of the potential expanded Burton Complex which also includes the Burton Lenton coal deposits.

What Will You Be Doing

In this role you will become a part of a busy mine as an Excavator Operator. You will be operating? equipment such as Hitachi EX3600 excavators within a coal mining setting as well as other associated equipment. You will be working a 7/7 Roster. Roles are available for Residential and DIDO Operators. DIDO/BIBO roles will have Camp Supplied.

What You Will Need

  • Previous mining experience operating Excavators in with a minimum skill of Hitachi EX3600 excavators or similar

  • You will need to have obtained a Standard 11 & Coal Board Medical within last 2 years or be willing to attain this

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

  • The ability to pass a Pre-Employment Medical Assessment prior to commencement


  • Market leading rates!

  • Camp and facilities provided for non-residential operators

  • Great culture and safety standards


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. We are recruiting for several Operator roles which will see you commence work with us at Broadmeadows East.


Recruiter Name: Danielle Hotz

08) 6462 1163

Job Reference Number: Q.INDJ2022154419

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: Excavator Operator
Contract type: Full Time
Location: Mackay & Central QLD
Industry: Mining - Production Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2022-07-09
Reference: Q.INDJ2022154419