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Production Operators

Skilled Operator

Are you an experienced open cut Operator with a minimum 12 months experience seeking a new challenge?

Job Highlights

  • Long Life mine

  • Potential to go permanent with Client for right candidate

  • Camp Accommodation & Meals provided

  • $50.50 Flat Rate Per Hour + OT available at $63.83 Flat Rate Per hour

About our client

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

About the role

As a key member of a high performing team, you will play an integral role in implementing the client's production requirements.

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the production superintendent, you will operate mobile plant equipment in a Production Operator role.

To be successful you will possess or be able to demonstrate a minimum 12 months' open cut mining operating on one or more of the following:

  • CAT 789, Hitachi Eh3500 or Komatsu 730E or similar

  • CAT D10 or D11 Dozer

  • Hitachi EX3600 Excavator or above

What you will need:

  • Verification of Competencies to validate previous operating experience essential

  • Proven track record of operating safely

  • Strong team player who supports our client's operations

  • Australian Driver's Licence

  • To be willing to undertake a Police clearance

  • CMI check

  • Right to Work in Australia


  • Superannuation paid on all rostered hours

  • Lifestyle Roster

  • Non - rostered overtime shifts available

About Gunnedah

Gunnedah is the hub of the Basin. The local's genuine smiles and the natural beauty of the landscape paint a picture of rural country Australia with a great variety of shopping, dining and entertainment venues. More information is available

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.

Apply Now

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: Katie Patrick

Position: Recruitment Coordinator

Contact number: 02 6741 8702

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: Production Operators
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional NSW - Tamworth & North West NSW, Regional New South Wales
Industry: Mining - Production Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2022-02-17
Reference: 7220J20211964


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