Experienced Operators New Career for 2024

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Bowen Basin

Key Information

  • Family & lifestyle friendly roster
  • Camp & meals supplied
  • Hourly rate ranges from $50-71/hr (site and skill dependent)
  • Several sites located in the Bowen basin from Moura to Glenden
  • Working for a CQ owned and operated company


  • Experience in the operation of heavy machinery required


  • Current open drivers licence
  • Standard 11
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical
  • Provide minimum of 3x references
  • Experience working in heavy machinery in the mining and civil industry
  • Machinery tickets and evidence of operation (site sign off records and log book records)

Job Description

  • Join the Stokes Mining Services team in 2024 and enjoy the weekly pays with superannuation and long service paid on ever hour worked.

    A Rockhampton based company supplying several sites in the Bowen Basin with operators ranging from mine site civil works, top soil works, levee bank works, CHPP operators, dozer push and production mining operators. 

    By submitting your resume to Stokes Mining Services and letting us know your desired location, roster and goals we are able to match you to the right role/s.


    Our hourly rate ranges from $50p/hr-$71p/hr (Skill & site dependent)
    Night shift allowance (site dependent)
    Monthly target incentive bonus available (site dependent)
    BIBO – Bus available from Mackay, Townsville  & Bundaberg (site dependent)

    Some of our clients offer a day shift only roster and others are an alternating day & night roster. 

    Long term work available for the right operators.

    Please note, to apply, operating experience is required.   We cannot offer a ‘Traineeship’ position. 

Schedule – site dependent

  • 7/7 alternating day & night roster
  • 7/7 day shift only roster
  • 5/2 day shift roster

Ability to commute/relocate

Reliably commute or planning to relocate before commencing work

Aware of fatigue management requirements

Work authorisation

Australia (required)

Application Questions

In your resume ensure you supply the below information:

  • What is your experience using the outlined heavy machinery?
  • How many years and/or months experience do you have operating machinery?
  • List your employment history to current (minimum of previous 5 years).
  • Supply 3x recent references that have witnessed you operate heavy machinery.
  • Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted

Apply today and our recruitment team will be in contact to discuss this opportunity with you further. Or if you questions about this job email us here.

Completing this form in its entirity, uploading documents promptly will allow Stokes Mining Services to process your application and secure you a position.

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