Production Operator – Blackwater

Downer Group

21 Jul 2019 E. Australia Standard Time

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Job ID: 531970

Job type: Full Time - Permanent

Location: Blackwater

Categories: Operations/Production

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining division is Australia’s leading diversified mining contractor. As part of this team you’ll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to provide safe, ethical and environmentally conscious outcomes that exceed customer expectations.

Position summary

  • BIBO from Rockhampton
  • Lifestyle Roster; 12.5 hour shifts

BMA’s Blackwater Mine is one of the largest coal mines in Queensland with an open strike length of around 86 kilometres (km), and the capacity to produce approximately 14 million tonnes of coking and thermal coal per annum. The prestrip operation uses the truck and shovel method to remove 18 million BCM per annum of overburden waste from four separate locations.

We are currently seeking experienced Production Operators at our Blackwater project in Queensland.

Reporting to the Production Superintendent, you will be required to operate mobile plant equipment. As a key member of a high performing team, you will play an integral role in implementing the client's project requirements. You will be highly motivated, reliable and be committed to safe work practices and continuous improvement principles.


  • Experience operating mobile mining equipment including Caterpillar 789, 795, 797 & Komatsu 930E trucks, dozers, graders and excavators
  • Production and safety oriented with a focus on achieving results for both yourself and for the company
  • High levels of initiative and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Highly motivated and reliable


  • Permanent positions
  • Camp accommodation (including meals) or an attractive accommodation allowance
  • Lifestyle Roster (5/4, 5/5, 4/5; No Pyjama day)
  • 12.5 hours shifts; 6:00 to 6:30 (Day & Night continuous)
  • Weekly consistent pay
  • Numerous financial, lifestyle, health & wellbeing benefits including salary sacrifice options
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm

For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Jess Graham on [email protected]

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Closing Date: 21 Jul 2019 E. Australia Standard Time

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