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$72960 - $86400 Annually Excavator operator at Mareeba

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Multi Skilled Operators & MC Drivers - Production

Metro Mining LimitedCairns, Cairns & Far North QLD
  • Full-time

Metro Mining are seeking Multi skilled and experienced operators and MC Road Train Drivers, to join the team for an immediate start.

This role is a 15:13 FIFO roster arrangement and applicants must reside in Bamaga, Mapoon, Weipa, or Cairns. 

Applicants located in other areas/states must be willing to self relocate, and state this on their resume. 

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered

Mobile Plant Operators

  • Minimum 2 years mining experience (including RII's) in  all excavator, dozer, grader and front-end loader in 
  • Current QLD Coal Board Medical, issued in the last 12 months or your RES Health assessment. 
  • C Class Driving license
  • First aid certificate.

MC Road Train Drivers

  • MC (Multi-combination vehicle) licence
  • Minimum 2 years driving experience 
  • C Class drivers licence
  • Current QLD Coal Board Medical, issued in the last 12 months or your RES Health assessment. 
  • full and unrestricted work rights in Australia
  • ability to pass a pre-employment medical, including fitness to drive

About You

  • Must be able to commence immediately 
  • Full and unrestricted work rights in Australia
  • ability to pass a pre-employment medical, including fitness to drive
  • Demonstrate sound environmental awareness and safe work practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Able to work with and actively contribute, within a diverse team.
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity towards equity and diversity.
  • All required skills, experience and qualifications will be reviewed under Metro Mining’s VOC process.
  • Able to support and work within Metro Mining's values.

Apply Today!

Join our team and contribute to the success of our growing junior mining company.

For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact Carol-lee Repia on (07) 3009 8009 or email [email protected]

To explore current opportunities, visit our careers page at

Applicants must possess full and unrestricted work rights in Australia to be eligible for consideration for this role. 

Metro Mining does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

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HR & HC Truck Drivers

Robinson Civil GroupWondecla, Cairns & Far North QLD
  • Full-time

Robinson Civil Group (RCG) is a well-established civil construction company based in the Atherton Tablelands with project works across the region. 

We currently have several vacancies available for experienced truckdrivers. As a minimum you will hold a White/Blue Card, an unrestricted HR class licence or above, and have the ability to work away from home and on different rosters. Experience with floating machinery, operating side-tippers, water trucks and earthmoving plant is of benefit. 

We are looking for people who are versatile, reliable, and motivated who want to become part of the RCG team for the long term. 

In return we offer a competitive hourly rate, long term and stable employment, the opportunity for training in operating heavy plant and civil construction and a family-like work environment. 

To apply please submit your resume. 

For further queries contact us on 0429 920 683. 

Work with a great team in a great company

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Ship Loading Crew - Crane, Dozer, Loader Operators

Metro Mining LimitedCairns, Cairns & Far North QLD
  • Full-time

Metro Mining Limited (ASX: MMI) is an Australian mining company based in Brisbane. Metro’s flagship project, the Bauxite Hills Operation, located 95km north of Weipa, is one of the largest independent projects within the internationally acclaimed Weipa Bauxite Region.

We are seeking hard working and committed Ship Loading Crew to join our offshore floating terminal - Ikamba. 

You will play a pivotal role in ensuring the well-being and satisfaction of our crew members through the provision of high-quality meals in a dynamic offshore environment. This is a two weeks on, two weeks off FIFO operation. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Crane operators – Minimum C6 crane operator ticket and experience
  • Dozer & loader operators – Dozer and loader operating qualifications and experience 

About you

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • A commitment to genuine, friendly team environment
  • A motivated, enthusiastic and positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced time-sensitive environment
  • Pride in personal appearance & hygiene
  • Drivers License (Auto or Man)
  • Right to work in Australia
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote offshore location, often under challenging conditions
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Marine experience
  • SCTW 95 Certificate of Safety

Apply Today!

Join our team and contribute to the success of our growing junior mining company.

For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact Cherie Everett on (07) 3009 8009 or email [email protected]

To explore current opportunities, visit our careers page at

Applicants must possess full and unrestricted work rights in Australia to be eligible for consideration for this role. 

Metro Mining does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

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Grader Operator

Koppens DevelopmentsCairns, Cairns & Far North QLD
  • Full-time

About Us

Koppens Developments deliver innovative, effective, and economic solutions for our clients whilst focusing on the safety of our people, quality of our work and our environmental impact. We have a long history of successful projects and satisfied customers, helping to further solidify our strong position in the industry. 

Koppens creates a workplace where people excel, we invest in our people to assist career growth, and provide the opportunity to upskill. By putting staff through apprenticeships/traineeships, tickets, and additional courses we strive to build teams that reflects the diverse community in which we live and work.

The Role

Koppens requires a Grader Operator to join our civil construction team, applicants will have a strong history of machinery operating experience and be proficient in undertaking a variety of tasks in a grader. 


  • Proficient and safe operation of a grader
  • Ability to set up and operate using Topcon GPS or similar
  • Complete daily machine pre-starts and general maintenance tasks
  • Comply and understand allocated SWMS
  • Follow verbal instructions issued by supervisors
  • Relevant machinery tickets
  • White Card & Drivers license


  • Modern and updated fleet of machinery
  • Variety of projects 
  • Ongoing mentorship from all levels of the business
  • Working in an environment that allows employees to maximise their potential.
  • Project allowance, travel and accommodation provided on remote projects.

If this sounds like you, please apply today or if you have any questions call 4052 2600

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All Rounder - Campervan Rentals

Travellers AutoBarnCairns, Cairns & Far North QLD
  • $55000 to $61000 annually
  • Full-time

$55,000 Base Salary + Super + $500 per month at-risk Performance Bonus + Uncapped Monthly Sales Commission

To start immediately

Travellers Autobarn is looking for an All-Rounder to assist our Cairns branch manager prepare and hire campervans to our International and National customers for their Australian Road Trip. Are you a skilled and confident individual with a passion for maintaining and performing minor repairs on vehicles and campervans? Are you passionate about customer service and motivated to give our customers a great start into their holidays?   We are actively seeking a talented team member to join our dynamic workforce who is keen to get their hands on the tools.  A love of travel and handyman skills will be highly regarded. 

This position is preferably suited for a local  Cairns based / AU resident.  

Position Responsibilities:

  • Performing campervan maintenance, safety checks and non-mechanical repairs is an every day task
  • Working both independently and as part of a team with precision and attention to detail
  • Quality checking vehicles are clean and ready for hire.
  • Front end customer Service
  • Opening and closing rental contracts including cross-selling appropriate add-ons.
  • Providing customers with vehicle demonstrations.

Position Requirements:

  • Must have a valid manual driver's license and excellent driving record.
  • Must have authorization to work in Australia.
  • can provide clear police record
  • No official qualification required. Experience with customer service and / or performing minor repairs on vehicles and campervans experience in carpentry and plumbing will be highly regarded.


Location: 123 Bunda St Portsmith 4870 Cairns 

Opening hours: Monday – Friday 9 - 5pm, Saturday 9 - 1pm


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Diesel fitter

HEH CivilMareeba, Cairns & Far North QLD
  • Full-time

About the business


HEH Civil is a growing company providing a diverse range of civil construction services to local councils and state government clients in Far North Queensland and South East Queensland.


About the role


HEH is currently looking for experienced Diesel Fitter/service person to join our team in Mareeba, North Queensland. Indigenous and female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Benefits and perks


At HEH Civil you will be working in small teams with other top level experienced staff. Regular overtime is available when required. There is potential for ongoing training and promotion for the right person.


Skills and experience


Applicants will be required to have experience in Heavy Machinery Maintenance. A HC ticket would be an advantage.  


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Foreperson Construction

Tablelands Regional CouncilMalanda, Cairns & Far North QLD
  • Full-time

Tablelands Regional Council (TRC) are a forward-thinking, progressive, and inclusive organisation, delivering a range of services and programs for our community. We have a highly skilled workforce who provide innovative solutions to problems. We seek and recruit people who are passionate about the region, work well in a team environment and have the skills and abilities to produce quality outcomes.

Our Malanda-based team is looking for a skilled and passionate individual to join our Construction & Contracts unit as a permanent full-time Foreperson. This position is responsible for the supervision and coordination of road construction and concrete work crews, contract resources, plant and materials and the delivery of minor to large civil construction projects throughout the Tablelands region.

Applications Close 5pm, Sunday 19 May 2024

As a TRC employee, you will benefit from:

 Base salary package from $82,281.90 per annum ($3,164.69 per fortnight) 

  • A range of allowances included in base salary
  • Additional claimable allowances available
  • Attractive work/life balance - 76 hour / 9-day fortnight (fortnightly RDO)
  • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Attractive superannuation - up to 12% employer contribution
  • Access to pro-rata long service leave after 7 years' of service
  • Uniforms & personal protective equipment supplied
  • Annual hearing checks, flu shots & skin checks (subject to availability)
  • Healthy body & mind hub access
  • Discounted health insurance available

How to apply

1. Visit the Tablelands Regional Council Website

2. Complete the ‘Personal Details’ & 'Questions' section

3. Attach your resume and cover letter (max. 2 pages)

Position Description

For further details about the role download the Position Description.

Employment with TRC

For further information about conditions of employment, working at TRC, and living and Working on the Tablelands go to TRC Careers.

Position Queries

For more information about the role please contact David Fletcher Manager Roads & Transport during office hours - 0448 624 152

Technical Issues Contact:

For application enquiries, please contact Human Resources during office hours - 07 4089 2315


We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including First Nations People, people from different cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities.

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Loader Operator

MSF SugarArriga, Cairns & Far North QLD
  • $38 to $45 hourly
  • Full-time

Our Company

MSF Sugar is a leading agribusiness company – we are an integrated grower, processor, marketer and exporter of raw sugar and supplier of renewable energy. MSF Sugar, whose heritage in Australia spans more than 125 years, envisions a future that centres on being a leader in the biofutures sector. With multimillion-dollar investments in green power plants, novel farming systems and agricultural infrastructure, together with our grower partners, we are committed to developing the sugarcane industry in Australia.

Our Corporate Head Office is located in Gordonvale, just south of Cairns, and our major milling assets are located in the Far North. Internationally, we are part of the Thai-based Mitr Phol Group. Our current assets include three sugar mills, which are located at Gordonvale, South Johnstone and the Tablelands, supporting infrastructure (including cane railway networks), agricultural property and water rights to support our cane growing activities.

In addition to our milling and farming operations, we have built an $86M green energy power station at our Tablelands Sugar Mill. The power station uses a 100% renewable sugarcane fibre known as bagasse to produce 24 megawatts of electricity – which, after commissioning, will be enough to power every house in the Tablelands region.

The MSF Sugar team are always searching for people that complement our core principals and company culture to join our ever-growing team. 


The Role

Applications are invited for the position of Loader Operator to join the MSF Sugar team. This is a fixed-term seasonal full-time position, located at our Tableland Mill, which is approximately 25km west of Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands.

The position forms part of the site operations team on shift and is responsible for safely operating the mobile plant to carry out the transportation and stockpiling of bagasse.

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Safely operating the mobile plant to carry out the transportation and stockpiling of bagasse.
  • Operating a Loader and truck to reclaim biomass for Co-Generation
  • Conducting prestart checks and reporting any defects and carrying out general pre start maintenance on mobile plant associated with this task.
  • During times of high crush rates, surplus bagasse is produced and needs to be managed; this involves transporting surplus bagasse to the site stock piles via 55m³ trucks and profiling the stockpile with the loader to the site standard.
  • Ability to perform work while wearing appropriate PPE (e.g. long clothing, hearing and eye protection, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a hot environment.
  • Ability to perform work in a standing position for long periods in a vibrating environment.
  • Ability to walk and climb stairs regularly as well as the ability to bend and work with back hunched for short periods.

Additional skills are highly desired.



Most importantly the candidate will be able to demonstrate how they work within the MSF Sugar company values of:

  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Trustworthiness
  • Care and Accountability

We are proud of the MSF Sugar culture as it is key to the company's significant growth and low employee turnover.


What we offer

  • Great Team Culture 
  • Strong Safety Focus
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Program
  • Uniforms

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a major player in Australian agribusiness. 

Applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment Drug & Alcohol testing.

Further information can be found by contacting Peter Chohan - Mill Manager via email at: [email protected] 

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Cairns, Cairns & Far North QLD
  • Full-time

Exciting Opportunities exist for the following positions in a highly reputable established Asphalt Contract Company, specialising in asphalt manufacturing, placement of asphalt layers, profiling and spray seal.

  • Level Hand - experience as an asphalt/profiling level hand with proven experience. HR licence and machinery tickets preferred
  • Paver Operator - proven experience in operating a paver. Understanding of asphalt placement processes, including temperatures, flows etc.
  • Rake hands / Labourers– Experience preferred but also willing to train



Essential attributes:

  • Construction Induction (Blue/White Card: CPCCOHS1001A or equivalent)
  • Driver's License (HR License preferred but not essential.)
  • Relevant machinery tickets.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical including a drug & alcohol screening.
  • Able to work safely under minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work overtime when required (including weekends)
  • Willingness to travel and work away as required
  • Self-motivation and the desire to learn and develop a career in the industry
  • Experience working successfully within a team environment
  • Able to handle multiple tasks & follow instructions
  • Strong understanding of the Bitumen and Asphalt industry preferred but not essential



The successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work within a growing organisation focused on safety, community engagement and genuine employee development.

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Truck & Dog Driver / Operator

Kuranda, Cairns & Far North QLD
  • Full-time

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who is ready to continue a rewarding career. 

Located at Top Rock Quarry in Kuranda, this position will see you delivering quarry product and reporting to the Quarry Supervisor. Other duties include Loader, Excavator and Moxy operations. 

Successful candidates will:

  • Have an HC/MC licence
  • Have a current White Card
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Be able to conduct general truck/plant maintenance 
  • Have a clean driving record
  • Be able to pass random Drug & Alcohol Testing 

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. Please submit your current resume via Seek.