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Mobile Plant 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!

In partnership with Batchfire mine at Callide, WorkPac has new opportunities for Semi- Skilled 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 skilled Operator. You will be operating a CAT 789 or above within a coal mining setting as well as other associated equipment. 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 dump trucks with a minimum skill of CAT 777

  • 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

  • Weekly Pay

  • Employee Assistance Program


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: Tia Ellis

Phone: 07 5556 2251

QLD Mining

Job Reference Number: 7396J202340018

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: Mobile Plant Operator
Contract type: Casual
Location: Mackay & Central QLD - Greater Gladstone & Central QLD, Mackay & Central QLD
Industry: Mining - Production Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2023-05-27
Reference: 7396J202340018