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Front Line Digger Drivers Required

As a market leader in infrastructure and engineering services, Downer understands and recognises the contribution employees make to the success of our business.

Unearth your full potential with Downer's Mining division - a business where there's room to grow, diverse opportunities and a team that will support your journey.

Downer EDI Mining are currently recruiting for highly experienced production allrounder and digger and shovel operators for several of our pre strip contracts at high profile open cut coal mines located within the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland. Our focus is for operators with previous experience to add value to our team at our Norwich Park mine site. 

The roster consists of 4 days on, 4 days off, rotating day and night 12.5hr shifts.  These positions are permanent full time and offer very attractive annual salary package (including sick leave and annual leave) based on competencies and experience. Downer EDI Mining offers free bus transportation to and from Rockhampton and Mackay for our employees.

About you

  • You will have prior experience in either black coal, overburden, or metalliferous mining operating excavators and/or hydraulic shovels
  • Your additional skills and experience on dozers, graders, water carts and trucks will be very highly regarded
  • You are production oriented and focused on achieving results personally and for the company
  • You have high levels of initiative and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Your key focus is safety with a high attention to detail to abide by site safety procedures

In return we offer

  • New fleet comprising of Hitachi, Liebherr and Terex excavators and shovels, Cat and Komatsu rear dumps and water carts, and Cat dozers and graders
  • Camp accommodation located close to the mine site - MAC camp at Dysart
  • LAFHA may be available to locally based employees
  • Safe workplace focused on efficient production processes and industry leading safety records
  • Stable 5 year contract

You must have a minimum 2 years experience in the mining industry and at least 3 black coal competencies (or equivalent) to be considered for these positions.

For further information please contact Daniel from Downer EDI Mining on 07 3026 6965. Immediate starts are available.

Please note - At this stage only operators with mining experience will be considered.

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