Final Trim Excavator Operator 50 Tonne - Blackwater

  • Location: Qld - Central  (Other)
  • Salary Guide: $65 per hour, Benefits: 7/7 Roster DIDO
  • Discipline: Mining
  • Contact name: Kenn Cromwell
  • Contract
  • Job published: 03 Jul 2024
Final Trim Excavator and Grader Operator (GPS Trimble) in the Mining Industry with Civil Works Experience - Blackwater (DIDO)

About Us:

Our Client is a leading company in the mining industry, known for its commitment to safety, precision, and environmental responsibility. We are seeking a skilled Final Trim Excavator and Grader Operator with extensive experience in civil works and proficiency in using GPS Trimble systems to join our team. Our projects focus on achieving operational excellence while maintaining the highest standards of safety and environmental care.

Job Summary:

The Final Trim Excavator and Grader Operator will be responsible for performing precise final trim work using excavators and graders equipped with GPS Trimble systems in a mining environment. This role demands high accuracy, adherence to safety protocols, and effective collaboration with the project team to ensure the smooth execution of projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Final Trim Operations:
Perform final trim work with a high degree of accuracy using excavators and graders equipped with GPS Trimble systems to meet project specifications.

Excavator and Grader Operation:
Safely and efficiently operate excavators and graders for earthmoving, grading, and site preparation activities.

GPS Trimble Utilization:
Utilize GPS Trimble systems to perform precise grading and excavation, ensuring alignment with project plans and specifications.

- Site Preparation:
Assist in the preparation of mining sites, including leveling, grading, and excavation for civil works projects.

Safety Compliance:
Follow all safety guidelines and procedures to maintain a safe working environment. Conduct daily safety checks and report any hazards or incidents.

Equipment Maintenance:
Perform routine maintenance checks on excavators and graders, ensuring they are in good working condition. Report any defects or necessary repairs to the maintenance team.

- Documentation:
Maintain accurate records of operations, equipment usage, and any incidents or safety concerns.

Work closely with other operators, engineers, and site supervisors to ensure smooth project operations and adherence to project timelines.

- Environmental Stewardship:
Follow environmental regulations and guidelines, minimizing the impact of operations on the environment.


Minimum of 5 years of experience operating excavators from 36Ton - 50Ton and graders in a mining or civil works environment, with specific expertise in final trim operations.

Valid certification or license to operate excavators and graders and other relevant heavy machinery.

GPS Trimble Experience:
Proven experience in utilizing GPS Trimble systems for precise grading and excavation.

Civil Works Experience:
Proven experience in civil works, including site preparation, excavation, and material handling.

- Knowledge:
Understanding of mining operations, final trim techniques, safety protocols, and environmental regulations.

Physical Fitness:
Ability to work in physically demanding conditions and adverse weather.

Team Player:
Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

Attention to Detail:
High level of accuracy and attention to detail in all tasks.

Required Qualifications:
Coal Board Medical
Current Drivers Licence

Preferred Qualifications:

- Additional Certifications:
First aid, CPR, and other relevant safety training.

Technical Skills:
Basic mechanical skills for troubleshooting and minor repairs of equipment.

Ability to adapt to changing work conditions and project requirements.


- Competitive salary and benefits package
- Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
- Supportive and safety-focused work environment

How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter outlining their experience and qualifications to 


Achieve Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Kenn Cromwell

Kenn Cromwell

Branch Manager