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MPU Trainee

  • $38.87 per hour, increase after 6 months, increase after signed off traineeship.

  • 7/7 rotating roster, camp and meals provided whilst on shift

  • Career progression and a lot of learning and development opportunities

Strengthened by diversity, we are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly & with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer & we encourage applications from women & Indigenous people.

What Will You Be Doing?

WorkPac are seeking physically fit, enthusiastic workers for a blast bench traineeship.  As a trainee bench hand/shotfirer assistant you will be working out on the mine site in the pit, in the hot sun doing manual handling for 12-hour shifts on a 7/7 roster. The role is physically demanding however very rewarding and will give you a foot in the door to work for a world leading mining provider. You will need to demonstrate compliance with safety, and a good knowledge and understanding of safety systems.

What You Will Need:

  • A current Heavy Rigid (HR) driver's license is preferred but not essential.

  • Demonstrated history of working outdoors in a physically demanding environment is essential.

  • The ability to pass all and provide a SSAN clearance, pre-employment and CBM and drug and alcohol

  • An excellent, positive, and team-based attitude where you look out for your teammates.


  1. $38.87 per hour, increase after 6 months, increase after signed off traineeship

  2. 7/7 rotating roster, camp and meals provided whilst on shift

  3. You will have the ability to grow and learn in a diverse, collaborative culture with the ability for career progression once you have been signed off

  4. Permanent role with the client after your traineeship finishes, starting at $115,000

About the client:

Our client is one of the worldâs leading mining and infrastructure solutions providers. From the production and supply of explosives, blasting systems, mining chemicals and geotechnical monitoring to our cutting-edge digital solutions and comprehensive range of services, they sustainably mobilise the earthâs resources.

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.

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Recruitment Coordinator - Kayla Carmichael - 07 49694734

Please email your resume to

Reference Number: 7219J20241241

Job title: MPU Trainee
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Mackay & Central QLD
Industry: Store person and Warehousing Manufacturing/Operations
Job expiry: 2024-07-13
Reference: 7219J20241241