Haul Truck, Multi Skilled & Excavator Operators - Sonoma

Job Description

Protech are seeking Experienced Production Operators for our client Thiess.

Located in Queensland’s resource-rich Bowen Basin, the QCoal Northern Hub produces hard coking and thermal coal. Thiess has a long record of service at QCoal Northern Hub, having operated at the project since 2007!


We have multiple vacancies for the following skill sets:

  • Experience Haul Truck Operators 
  • Experienced Multi-Skilled Operators 
  • Experienced Excavator Operators 

You will be responsible for the safe operation of heavy mobile plant onsite at Sonoma Mine. You will work collaboratively with your crew and the wider site team towards delivering safe, high-quality results. These roles are working on a 7 on 7 off, rotating day and nightshift roster (12-hour shifts). 


  • Haul Truck Rate: $62.98 p/h
  • Multi-Skilled Rate: $66.24 p/h
  • Excavator Rate: $69.50 p/h
  • Even time 7:7 roster (12-hour shifts)
  • BIBO – Townsville services
  • Full camp facilities provided 
  • Potential for full time with the client
  • Weekly pays and annualised pay options
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Employee Assistance Program

To be considered for these opportunities you are required to have;

  • Minimum 18months open cut production mining experience on relevant machinery
  • Current Driver Licence;
  • Training Transcript
  • Standard 11 (willing to obtain);
  • Coal Board Medical (willing to obtain).
  • Proof of Australian working rights;
  • The ability to pass a Pre-Employment Fitness Assessment & Drug and Alcohol test prior to commencement


Protech is a privately owned Australian business which provides industry- leading technical and professional workforce acquisition and management services, specialising in the provision of semi- skilled, skilled, technical, trades and professional personnel. With over 3000 people working in the civil infrastructure, asphalt building construction, mining, defence, engineering and maintenance sectors

Contact our friendly recruitment team on 3739 4284 or email your application to gps.hr@protech.com.au with the subject “Sonoma Mine Application”. 

Please note that due to high volume of applications, only suitable candidates will be contacted. 

Please apply by clicking the 'Apply' link below.

Labour Hire Licence: LHL-01512-F0D8H