Operator - Entry Level

Job Highlights

  • Earn up to 148K per year inclusive of hourly allowances and annual bonus

  • Day shift only on a Monday to Friday roster

  • High potential to obtain a permanent shirt direct with the client after 6 months

About our Client

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

About the role

Looking for a role in the mines withdayshift only and weekends off?

Are you a motivated individual seeking a career in Mining? WorkPac are currently recruiting New to Industry Operators to join our ROM team at an Open Cut coal mine site near Boggabri. Previous exposure to machinery operating is required or experience working in a highly regulated industry.

What you will be doing

  • Operating CAT 785 in the ROM

  • Working 10.5 hour shifts

  • Monday to Friday working week

You will need

What you will need:

  • Drivers Licence (P2 minimum) and can confidently drive manual

  • Residential address located within 1hrs drive to Tarrawonga

  • Previous experience operating machinery such as Tractors, farming equipment, mobile plant, forklifts, heavy vehicles, cranes OR experience working in a highly regulated industry such as Underground Mining, High Voltage Electrical etc

  • Ability to undertake an Order 43 Medical and Drug and Alcohol testing

  • CMI check (or willing to obtain)


  • Base rate of $33.39 per hour base rate + penalties

  • Additional Hourly allowances

  • Allowance 1: $4 per hour, paid weekly

  • Allowance 2: $3 per hour paid quarterly

  • Retention bonus of $3K paid quarterly (12K per year)

  • 10.5 hour shifts (52.5hrs per week)

  • Monday to Friday roster - enjoy your weekend off, every week!

  • Superannuation paid on all rostered hours

  • High potential to obtain a pit shirt after 6 month

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

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Name: Samantha Jones

Phone:02 6571 8974

Job Reference Number 7220J20235699

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: Operator - Entry Level
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional NSW - Tamworth & North West NSW, Regional New South Wales
Industry: Mining - Production Mining, Oil & Gas
Job expiry: 2023-06-21
Reference: 7220J20235699


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