Northern Bowen Basin Mine – Production Operators

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Northern Bowen Basin Region

Key Information

  • 7/7 Alternating day & night roster
  • DIDO & BIBO- Mackay & Townsville
  • Camp & meals supplied


  • Experience required


  • Current open drivers licence
  • Standard 11
  • Ability to pass pre-employment medical
  • Site sign off record (<5 years old) & or
  • Statement of Attainment RII (<5 years old)
  • Provide 3x references as minimum

Machinery Qualifications

At minimum one of the below listed:

  • Rigid Haul Truck (785, 789, 793, 794)
  • Rigid Haul Truck (Hitachi EH5000)
  • Rigid Water Truck (777-785)
  • Dozer (D10-D11)
  • Grader (24M)
  • Loader (Komatsu 600, 900 & CAT 992)
  • Excavator (996, 9800 & Hitachi 3600)

Job Description

  • Family/life style friendly roster
  • 7/7 Alternating day & night roster
  • Production open cut pit
  • Great opportunity for operators who are located in the northern region of the Bowen Basin
  • Hourly rate ranges from $60.00-$71/hr (skill dependent)
  • Casual hire
  • Bus available from Mackay & Townsville
  • DIDO
  • Camp and meals supplied
  • Camp has great facilities
  • Ongoing work for the right operator
  • Long service and superannuation paid on every hour worked
  • Night shift allowance
  • Weekly pay


  • 12.5 hour work days
  • 7/7 Alternating day & night roster

Ability to commute/relocate

Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work

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.

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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