Production Operators Bluff Coal Mine

Job Description

Fulltime permanent positions

Paid Annual | Sick Leave

$58 - $68 / hr (+10.5% Super)


HSE is a leading specialist provider of large-scale contract mining operations to Australia’s major mining companies, operating a large class-leading fleet of specialised mining equipment that provides reliable and innovative earthmoving services.  At Bluff Coal Mine, HSE operates both large and medium sixed pre-strip fleets on a seven day continuous roster.

People love working at Bluff because of its close proximity to the coast (<2hr from Rockhampton) and the quality of the project, its people, the equipment, the facilities, and the positive team culture.

Full time Multi-skilled Production Operator roles are being offered on a 7/7 roster at revised rates of between $58 - $68 per hour (plus super).  

If you are seeking a genuine full time position at a quality workplace close to your home, apply here.  You’ll love it!

Rates will be determined depending on your competencies and skill set level on the equipment listed below:

  • Haul Truck Operators: CAT 785, CAT789, CAT793 (or equivalent)
  • Water Carts: Cat 777, 773
  • Dozer: CAT D10 and D11 
  • Graders: 16 (or equivalent)
  • Excavators: Hitachi 2500/3600 and Liebherr 996 (or equivalent)


Ideal Candidates

The ideal candidates will strive for excellence in your field of expertise and have a passion for what you do, as well as a strong commitment to safety whereby you consistently lead by example. In addition to your passion and experience you will hold the following qualifications or equivalent:

  • Proven 12 months experience in mining operations
  • Haul Trucks – Mechanical and or Electric qualifications
  • Valid RII and or SSE signed Transcripts 
  • Current Coal Board Medical (or be willing to obtain)
  • Standard 11 Statement of Attainment
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong work ethics with a particular focus on safety
  • A high degree of reliability and dedication to providing quality work performance
  • Commitment to the Values and Code of Conduct of HSE Mining


 Benefits & working conditions: 

  • Permanent position with HSE Mining
  • 7/7 off roster + 12.5 hour rotating shifts
  • Accommodation & meals provided
  • BIBO, DIDO & Salary Sacrifice flights
  • Career growth & promotion opportunities
  • Job stability


HSE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage applications from any background to apply.

At HSE we take care of our employees, and you will be committed to safety in the workplace. We’re proud of our ‘Protect & Respect’ initiative and provide extensive on the job training to ensure our you get home safely at the end of every day.

Apply now and grow your career with HSE today!

(Conditions apply)