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Hunter and Gunnedah's best jobs in mining

Hundreds of mining roles are available now for experienced, semi-skilled and entry-level operators.

Mining careers with Programmed

Whether you're experienced, thinking about a career change, or just starting out - we're offering great work with great pay and great career and lifestyle opportunities. With hundreds of mining roles available now in the Hunter and Gunnedah regions, we're seeking experienced, semi-skilled, and entry-level operators to join our team.

Glencore Bulga Coal

Experienced Mining Operators - Glencore Bulga Coal

Seeking experienced operators at Glencore Bulga Coal offering lifestyle roster with 12.5-hr rotating shifts and immediate start.

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Experienced Operators, BHP
$10k sign-on bonus for new operators*
or get $10k relocation bonus*

Perm roles available with 6-weeks annual leave, generous rewards, career growth opportunities, up to $53/hr and $63 OT.

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*Sign-on bonus terms and conditions apply
*Relocation bonus terms and conditions apply

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Experienced Operators, Whitehaven, Maules Creek

Best pay rates in the region with 12 months FREE
accommodation, $5k retention bonus, and more*

Perm roles available with immediate start earning up to $50.50/hr ($57.20 OT), $5K retention bonus, Night Shift OT allowance, flexible rosters, and much more*.

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*Terms and conditions apply


Experienced Mining Operators
Hunter Valley & Gunnedah Basin

Seeking experienced open-cut mining operators across the Hunter Valley and Gunnedah Basin.

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Mining Industry Intensive Program
(5 Weeks)

Suitable for semi-skilled operators with civil construction, agriculture, road and transport or similar industry experience, operating heavy machinery. 

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Haul Truck
Hunter Valley & Gunnedah

12-month Haul Truck Traineeships across the Hunter Valley and Gunnedah Basin, suitable for those starting their career. 

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Why join us?

We have opportunities for everyone, from entry-level through to semi-skilled and experienced haul truck operators. 

  • Permanent work opportunities
  • Great pay
  • Quality lifestyle - live and work close to home
  • Career opportunities available
  • Job security
  • Get paid to train
  • Fast-track your career (from classroom to mining operator in 4-5 weeks)
  • Flexible rosters

It's an exciting time to join Programmed and we're always looking for great people.

For enquiries please call 13 STAFF (13 78233)

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Mining Industry Intensive Program

This 5-week intensive training program is suitable for those with minimum 6 months experience operating heavy machinery (i.e. excavator, MR/HR/MC truck, tractor, forklift, grader, dozer etc.).

  • Go from classroom to mining operator in 5 weeks
  • Permanent roles available
  • Flexible rosters
  • Great pay and lifestyle
  • Career opportunities
  • Unique opportunity, available across the Hunter Valley and Gunnedah regions

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This program will enable you to upskill and launch your career in mining in a matter of weeks. 

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Working at Programmed

As one of Australia’s largest employers, we work with great companies from all around Australia and New Zealand to give you the best opportunities to work when and where you want to. At Programmed, we are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment which values and respects diverse styles, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.


Inclusion and Diversity

At Programmed we are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment which values and respects diverse styles, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

We welcome and encourage women and men, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.