Mine Equipment Operators and Drilling Recruitment

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Underground Operators and Miners Recruitment

With various methods of underground mining, we understand how crucial it is to make sure the right candidates are sourced with the right skillset for your operational needs. Over the past 20 years, MPi have worked with small and large-scale operations across temporary, permanent and project recruitment.

Below is a list of underground positions we can assist you with:

  • Shift Supervisor
  • Jumbo Operator
  • Production Driller
  • Long Hole Driller
  • Air Leg Miner
  • Charge Up
  • Grader Operator
  • Bogger Operator
  • Agitator Driver
  • Paste/Shotcrete Worker
  • Service Crew
  • Truck Driver
  • Nipper

Civil Equipment Operators Recruitment

Equally as important to the industry as production crews, MPi also recruit for a range of Civil Mining and Construction personnel to assist with projects such as Camp upgrades, Haul Roads, construction and maintenance of Tailings Dams as well as rehab work. Often our clients will require multiple operators to be available to start immediately for short or fixed-term contracts, so it is crucial that we have a good understanding of civil works and what skills and experience are essential for these projects to run smoothly.

Some positions we have recruited for include:

  • Civil Supervisor
  • Excavator Operator
  • Dozer Operator
  • Grader Operator
  • Loader Operator
  • Roller Operator
  • Scraper Operator
  • Water Cart Operator
  • Dump Truck Operator
  • Ancillary/All-Round Operator
  • Road Train Driver
  • Crane Operator

Open Pit Operators and Miners Recruitment

Production Open Pit Operators are a key component to a mines ’ success and it is crucial that your team be built to uphold the company’s values, culture and targets in a safe and efficient manner. Our team here at MPi have been recruiting within this field for over 20 years and understand that each operation require a high level of competence for their specific fleet. Some of the personnel we supply include:

  • Production Supervisor
  • Production Excavator
  • Face Shovel Operator
  • Ancillary/All-Round Operator
  • Dozer Operator
  • Grader Operator
  • Loader Operator
  • Water Cart Operator
  • Dump Truck Operator

Drill & Blast Operators Recruitment

Drill & Blast is a specialised area of the mining industry and although there is a smaller market for these candidates, they are certainly in high demand. Mining People have a comprehensive database that allows us to source employees with the right experience and work requirements for your specific operation.

Positions we can assist with include:

  • Blast Hole Drillers
  • RC Drillers
  • Aircore Driller
  • Diamond Drillers
  • Drillers Offsiders
  • Shot firers
  • Blast Crew
  • MPU/MMU Operators

Let our professional team assist you

If you are looking for FIFO Perth underground / open pit operators & drillers, connect with Ethan for further information.

Ethan Gallagher
Ethan Gallagher
Consultant - Workforce Perth 
ethan.gallagher@miningpeople.com.au
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If you are looking for Kalgoorlie residential surface operators and drillers, connect with Samantha for more information

Samantha Duff
Samantha Duff
Consultant - Workforce Kalgoorlie
samantha.duff@miningpeople.com.au
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If you are looking for Kalgoorlie residential underground operators, connect with Rebecca for more information.

Rebecca Sexton
Rebecca Sexton
Consultant - Workforce Kalgoorlie
rebecca.sexton@miningpeople.com.au
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We survey a large number of clients and candidates each month and over the past 12 months, more than 80% of our clients and candidates rate us as equal to or better than our competitors.

The testimonials below are just some of the comments we’ve received back on the work we’ve done.

‘Please pass onto your team that they are doing a great job in providing employees for our current project.’

‘Thank you for all the work you have done to find us a range of appropriate candidates for our position. I have found it both professional and a significantly simpler experience as you guys do all the work. I trust we will enjoy a similar fruitful experience when we seek new staff in the future.’

‘Hi MPi, Just to let you know that we have made an offer to your candidate for a permanent position and they have accepted. On a personal note I wish to thank you and your team for the speed and manner in which you responded to our needs. As you know our engagement with our client was at very short notice and as such we really were working out the job descriptions on the run. This candidate was a gem of a find and the entire team speaks very highly of them. We’re hoping that he will have a long and satisfying career with us. Whilst we thank you for your management of the candidate over the past six months, we look forward to working with you and the team on other positions and new opportunities.’

‘Thank you very much for your call. Just the fact that you do make this call already differentiates yourselves from your competitor.’


HR Consulting

Let our HR Consulting team assist you in everything you will need to ensure you have the best staff on your team: