Veterans Recruitment Jobs for Ex-Defence Mining

Veteran Employment Opportunities

In partnership with leading Mining and Resource Clients, WorkPac is seeking expressions of interest from Veterans/Ex-Service Personnel looking to commence a career within Mining as a New to Industry Operator.

WorkPac recognises the transferrable skills and knowledge that Ex-Defence Force Personnel hold. If you're looking for someone to support you through the next stage of your career, now is the time to make a good move with WorkPac.


  • Job security

  • Your own dedicated WorkPac Site Manager

  • Team and community - be treated as part of the same organisation and have the same opportunities as your teammates


Trainee Operator (Veteran) | Callide Mine
  • New to Industry Operator roles with Batchfire

  • Callide Mine Site (Biloela)

  • Lifestyle Roster- 5/4/4/5 (Day shift and Night shift)

  • Pay Rate: $34.11 flat rate plus super

  • Sick Leave and Annual Leave Entitlements

  • Maximum Term (Permanent) with WorkPac

HME/Workshop diesel fitter (veteran) | anglo coal | Dawson
  • 7/7 Roster

  • Pay Rate: $62 per hour flat rate plus super

  • Monthly Production Incentive should site reach their targets (up to $1000 a month)

  • Lucrative Retention Payments

  • Camp and Meals Provided for Non-Local Candidates

  • Rental Subsidy paid weekly for local Moura candidates

  • Closest mine to the Sunshine Coast with a 7/7 roster


  • Previous experience working on HME is essential as a Diesel Fitter

  • Trade Qualification, Current Driver’s License and Right to Work in Australia

Entry Level Tyre Fitter (VETERAN) | Anglo Coal
  • 7/7 Roster-Day Shift Only

  • Ongoing position, with training provided - Obtain your RII

  • Commence your career within Mining as a Tyre Fitter

  • Super paid on all hours

  • DIDO Role

  • Camp and Meals Provided for Non-Residential Candidates


  • Current Driver’s License and Right to Work in Australia

  • Ability to pass a full Coal Board Medical and Standard 11