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Underground Operator

Job description

  • Permanent positions

  • Performance based bonuses

  • Various Rosters available

Work and live in the Illawarra Region with a reputable Mining Company

About the Role

We are seeking suitably experienced Underground Operators to join our team. You will be an integral crew member with strong leader skills who can drive performance through production processes and instil a safety-oriented culture.

Rosters worked are Weekday (Day, Afternoon and Night Shift) and Weekend (Day and Night Shift), preferences will be considered however not guaranteed.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Safely and effectively operate and/or maintain machinery to a standard and quality required to meet target outputs.

  • Comply with the requirements of the Site Safety Management System, including completing Take 2s and Job Task Analysis as required etc.

  • Present for shift fit for work in accordance with the site Drug and Alcohol Policy

  • Maintain required qualifications and/or skills as identified by the Deputy or as per the Training Needs Analysis, ensuring all qualifications are kept up to date.

  • Comply with the Mine Operating System within your area of responsibility.

  • Work with the maintenance and mining personnel including the Deputy and Undermanager, to actively participate in tasks to ensure that production and other targets are achieved during the shift

  • Uphold and implement high level of housekeeping

  • Record all necessary information such as malfunction breakdown, incidents, inspections etc. in the appropriate location.

  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all events and hazards and participate in workplace investigations or observations as required.

  • Work with physical assets, plant and equipment as defined by the Operations standards and operating procedures.

  • Report all hazards and incidents and take corrective actions immediately where possible.

Benefits and perks

  • Permanent positions

  • Work and live in the Illawarra Region

  • Work with a reputable and leading Mining Company

  • Employee Assistance benefits Program

  • Performance based bonuses

Skills, experience, and qualifications

  • Current Order43 medical or willingness to obtain

  • Current CABA and NSW Mines rescue Generic Induction certification or willingness to obtain

  • Must be willing to undergo and pass a drug and alcohol test and functionality assessment

  • Minimum 1 year experience working underground as an Operator

  • Ability to effectively communicate and influence across various levels of the business

  • First Aid Certificate

  • An extensive understanding of the work practices in the Underground Coal Mining Industry

  • Documented Underground Coal Mining competencies / appointments from previous mines

  • Valid Drivers Licence

  • Ability to work with other team members

Apply Now

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

Illawarra Recruitment Team: Alanah, Brad, Sam

Contact number: 02 8604 3922

Job Order Reference: 7417J2020546

About the Business

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 Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We have recently been awarded a long-term contract to provide supplementary labour for a reputable mining company, in the Illawarra region.

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 peoples.

Job title: Underground Operator
Contract type: Full Time
Location: Regional NSW - Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast, Regional New South Wales
Industry: Mining, Oil and Gas Mining: Underground
Job expiry: 2021-06-18
Reference: 7417J2020546