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Mobile Plant Operator


  • Excellent culture = Safety, Good People and High Performance

  • Closest Mine site to Mackay, get that work life balance in check! 7/7 Roster!

  • Job Security and opportunities with WorkPac for Permanent employment as well as clear pathways for Permanent opportunities direct with the Mine Operator

  • Fantastic Camp Facilities, high quality food, Gym and ability to attain permanent rooms!

In partnership with Hail Creek Mine, WorkPac is now hiring multiple Dump Truck Operator to join the team. Take advantage of great rates, culture and job security with permanent employment and the opportunity to work with a Global mining leader. Candidates with extremely strong Civil Operation experience on CAT 793, Terex 4400 and Komatsu 960.


Located only 120km from Mackay, our client is one of Australia's largest coal producers, who operate opencut and underground coal mines. Our client is a responsible miner of coal with a track record of excellence in environmental management. Hail Creek is a producer of both hard coking and thermal coal, using a Truck and Shovel operation. They are a community driven enterprise with investment in local communities such as Mackay, Nebo and Sarina.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING As an experienced Operator, you will be operating Rear Dump Trucks within a productive Truck. You will be working 12.5 hour shifts on a 7/7 rotating roster. These are ongoing roles and are available for residential and DIDO/BIBO candidates. Camp and meals with leading facilities provided.


Previous mining experience operating Dump Trucks within a Coal Mining setting, such as Komatsu 830, Terex 4400or CAT 793 asabove

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

  • Manual Drivers Licence required

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

  • The ability to pass a Pre-Employment Medical Assessment & Drug and Alcohol test prior to commencement ??? non mandated


  • Immediate start with WorkPac, commencing with an industry leading company

  • Great culture and safety standards. Access to your own WorkPac Site Manager as well as your recruitment team to handle anything you may need while at work!

  • Job Security, Opportunities for permanent conversion with WorkPac

  • Excellent facilities such as Gym, Pool, Tennis Courts as well as quality dining!

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. WorkPac is a company that values Inclusion and Diversity as well as career progression.


Bridget Shanahan 4969 4706

QLD Mining


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 Mackay & Bowen Basin, Mackay & Central QLD
Industry: Mining - Production Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2023-11-01
Reference: 7396J202340849