Mining equipment varies incredibly in size, shape, power and usage. The environment in which the gear is used also varies widely requiring different skill and experiences to match the right job with the right mine site and employer.

As a result, finding an operating job where your specific skills and experience are useful can be difficult. At MPI we understand this and have consultants who can talk your language across all of these specific work places :

  • Underground Operators
  • Surface Operators
  • Civil Operators
  • Drill & Blast
  • Exploration Drilling

Let us help you find the best jobs, faster.

For over 25 years, we have found jobs for literally thousands of people across hundreds of different surface and underground operating related roles. Position titles include the following:

Civil Operators:

Excavator, All Rounder, Dozer, Grader, Loader, Watercart , Dump Truck, Scraper, Roller, Crane, Road Train Driver.

Surface Operators:

Face Shovel, Excavator, All Rounder, Dozer, Grader, Loader, Dump Truck, Watercart.

Underground Operators and Miners: 

Jumbo, Production Driller, Air Leg Miner, Chargeup , Bogger, Grader, Service Crew, Trucks, Nipper.

Drill and Blast: 

Blast Hole Driller, Diamond Driller, Exploration Driller, Drillers Offsider, Underground Diamond Driller, Bulk Explosives.

Available Operators Jobs

RC Drillers

$750.00 to $850.00 per day | 2/1 roster | FIFO from Perth ASAP Start | Temp to Perm | Super paid on ...

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Diamond Driller

Up to $850 per day | 2/1 roster FIFO ex Perth | ASAP Start | Temp to Perm | Super paid on ALL hours ...

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All Round Operator

MPI Recruitment are seeking experienced production All Round Operators for a 2/1 role based in the N...

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Dozer Operator

MPI Recruitment are currently recruiting for Production Dozer Operator's for our client based in the...

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All Round Operator

Long Standing Client| Even time rosters | Great rates up to $69/HR | Immediate starts | Temp to Perm...

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Please note that while there may be none (or only a small number) of jobs, MPI experiences a continuous flow of positions over all Job Categories, including accounting.

Time constraints placed on us by our clients, as well as confidentiality issues, result in many vacancies being filled only by a search of our targeted databases. If you have not yet registered with MPI Recruitment you may wish to do this now to take advantage of any positions filled in this manner. As always, our confidentiality promise applies.

Digger machine at sunset

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