Mine Technician - Dragline Operator

Job Description

Company Description

We currently have vacancies for experienced Dragline Operators at our Dawson Mine in Moura QLD.

Metallurgical Coal
Metallurgical coal is an essential ingredient in blast-furnace steel manufacture, producing steel used for critical building and infrastructure around the world.   In Australia, we operate two open cut and three underground metallurgical coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, every year producing millions of tonnes of the highest quality hard coking coal for this purpose. 

Job Description

You will work as part of a team operating our BE1370 & Marion 8200 Draglines whilst demonstrating safe working behaviours and practices to achieve set targets.

To be successful in this role you will ensure compliance with all Anglo American safety and operating systems and a commitment to working together as part of a team to achieve business objectives.


You will possess at least three (3) years’ experience operating draglines and be a proficient dozer operator. 
You will display excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with being a team player in safely achieving targets. You will be able to demonstrate your knowledge in dragline set up, operations and dig methods to achieve machine optimization and improve performance.
You will be required to provide proof of your operating experience.

Additional information

Full-time permanent position
Dawson Mines Collective Enterprise Agreement 2021
Lifestyle 5/4/4/5 Roster 
Subsidised camp accommodation
What we Offer
When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Who we are
We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity, and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.  As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

Background checks

Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

Inclusion and Diversity
At Anglo American, we embrace change and promote an inclusive and diverse environment where you can bring your whole self to work, every day. We are adopting new approaches to recruitment, talent development, mentoring, parental leave, and flexible working to further support diversity across our business.

How we are committed to your safety
Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

In line with the Anglo American Metallurgical Coal COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, the Company requires employees, contractors and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of entry to a Metallurgical Coal managed operation (including camp) and the Anglo American Brisbane Corporate Office, unless an individual exemption has been granted. 

Individuals who believe they have a genuine reason as to why they cannot comply to this Policy can apply to be an Exempt Individual by making an Exemption Application to the Company which will be considered during the recruitment process. 

Unless an exemption has been granted, proof of vaccination requirements must be provided as part of the recruitment process and employment with Metallurgical Coal will be subject to satisfying this requirement.

This requirement is to safeguard the health of our workers and their families; and the community at large from the COVID-19 virus, the associated risks and effects of which can be reduced by vaccinations.

Employee referral
Do you know someone who would fit this role? Employee referrals will be accepted for this job. Refer to your local Referral Guidelines for policy conditions and amounts.    

How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process..


04 JUNE 2022

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to closing date – applications may also close before this date.

Recruitment Agencies
Anglo American Metallurgical Coal does not accept unsolicited applications from Recruitment Agencies.