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Excavator Operator - Mining

You dig, and we dig what you dig!!! Seeking experienced Excavator Operators with previous mining experience to become part of our team in beautiful far North Queensland and Western Australia

About the Company

Our client is a mining services company that delivers full turn-key contract mining services to established and start up mines in Western Australia and Far North Queensland. Our people are backed by decades of practical experience across a range of commodities and mines. Every member of our team is committed to doing safe and efficient work that maximises productivity onsite.

Our client offers competitive salaries, opportunities for career advancement, a collaborative work culture and a great work/life balance.


The Opportunity

We are seeking experienced Production Excavator Operators in surface production mining to work with us on our  Mine projects.

  • 2:1 Roster (7D7N7RR) | FIFO  
  • On site accommodation with high-quality amenities
  • Long term employment opportunities
  • A culture driven organisation, be a part of a great crew.

We can offer long term opportunities along with career development and upskilling!


In the Role you will: 

  • Operating machinery efficiently, safely, and competently to ensure maximum output. 
  • Complying with  policies and procedures 
  • Responding to instructions from Mining Supervisor 
  • Ensuring floor levels are maintained. 
  • Minimising dilution and achieving design parameters within acceptable tolerances 
  • Setting and maintain high housekeeping standards. 
  • Carrying out pre-start checks 


Knowledge, skills, and qualifications we’re looking for:

  • At least 2 years mining experience as mining production excavator operator 
  • Equivalent to or specific experience operating Excavators Caterpillar 6015B 150t & Excavators Volvo EC750D, EC700C
  • Flexible and versatile attitude
  • HR drivers’ license (desirable)  
  • National Police Clearance or willing to obtain.
  • Physically fit for the demands of the role as this is a hard rock mining operation.
  • Proven ability to operate in a safe and efficient manner.



  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Opportunities for skill development and career advancement.
  • Inclusive and collaborative work environment.

If you are a skilled and experienced Production Excavator Operator seeking a new opportunity to showcase your talents, we invite you to join our team. Be a part of a company that values expertise, safety, and operational excellence. Apply now and contribute to the success of our mining endeavours.

Job Details

Mackay & Townsville
Job Type
4 weeks ago