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Haul Truck Operator - Entry Level

Entry Level Operator

Job Highlights:

  • No mining experience required - your golden ticket into mining! Full on the job training provided

  • Work a 7/4, 5/5 roster, 10.5 hour shifts

  • Exceptional earning potential with penalty rates and additional hourly allowances

About our Client

Whitehaven Coal is Australia's largest independent coal producer and the leading coal producer in Northwest New South Wales.

About the role:

Are you a motivated individual seeking a career in Mining? WorkPac are currently recruiting New to Industry Operators to join our Production team at an Open Cut coal mine site near Werris Creek. Previous exposure to machinery operating is required or experience working in a highly regulated industry.

What you will need:

  • Drivers Licence (P2 minimum) and can confidently drive manual

  • Residential address located within 1hrs drive to Werris Creek

  • Previous experience operating machinery such as Tractors, farming equipment, mobile plant, forklifts, heavy vehicles, cranes OR experience working in a highly regulated industry???s such as Underground Mining, High Voltage Electrical etc

  • Ability to undertake an Order 43 Medical and Drug and Alcohol testing

  • CMI check (or willing to obtain)

What you will be doing:

  • Learn how to safely operate Dump Trucks in a coal mining environment

  • Working both Day and Night shifts on a 7/4, 5/5 roster

  • Meeting KPIs within the coal production environment


  • Great hourly rate of $33.39 per hour base rate + penalties

  • Additional night shift allowance of $5 per hour

  • Retention bonus available paid at 6, 9 and 12 months (12K per year)

  • Additional hourly allowancesto bump up your payafter your first 3 months:

    • Allowance 1: $4 per hour paid weekly

    • Allowance 2: $3 per hour paid quarterly

  • 10.5 hour shifts

  • 7/4, 5/5 roster enjoy a great work life balance

  • Superannuation paid on all rostered hours

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.

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.

Click on the Apply Button or for more information please contact:

Recruiter Name: Emily weston

Position: Recruitment Coordinator

Phone: 02 6741 8789

Reference: 7220J20235289

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: Haul Truck Operator - Entry Level
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional NSW - Tamworth & North West NSW, Regional New South Wales
Industry: Mining - Production Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2023-06-19
Reference: 7220J20235289