Experienced Underground Operators

With the continued growth in our business both domestically and internationally, it’s an exciting time to join the Barminco team.  We have long, stable relationships with our existing clients and it is on this basis we are looking for expressions of interest for underground operators and maintainers for future roles working at our Savannah Nickel Mine in the Kimberley region of WA.  These potential opportunities will be on a 2&2 FIFO roster from Perth, Darwin, Broome and Kununurra.Savannah Mine SiteThe Savannah nickel-copper-cobalt mine is situated approximately 240km south of Kununurra in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. 12 year mine life – 4 year contractGreat Camp Facilities & GymNew Management TeamBrand New EquipmentFamily Friendly Roster We currently have requirements for the following roles:Shift SupervisorsMine ForemanJumbo OperatorsBogger OperatorsLongHole DrillersCharge-upService CrewShotcrete SprayersNipper / Truck DriversTruck DriversAgi OperatorsHD FittersAuto ElectriciansWhat we can offer;A permanent full-time role, with career progression for successful candidatesWorld class operational, maintenance, safety and support systemsModern new or near new fleetJob Security, with a work-life balanceCompetitive rates, with 10.25% superannuation for all wages positionsPiecework payment in highly skilled roles, get rewarded for your skills, hard work and high-quality outputReferral program – top up your salary with $3,000 per successful referral for experienced personnelSalary sacrifice packagesEmployee incentives, benefits and rewardsNationally recognised training and development opportunities.Key Requirements; Experience working as an Underground Miner / Operator / MaintainerAll valid and relevant qualifications, certificates and licences (RPL’s)Current and Valid WA (or interstate equivalent) Shotfirers Licence - for Charge -up rolesValid Manual Australian Drivers LicenceCurrent National Police Clearance (valid within six months)A strong focus on safety, quality and hazard identificationAptitude and attitude for problem solvingHunger and a passion for underground miningAbility to work in a teamFirst Aid certification (desirable)At Barminco, our people are our businessIt's the people we retain who define our culture, shape our company and drive the growth of our business. Working at Barminco will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career while working alongside experienced industry leaders.At Barminco we pride ourselves on being indispensable. To us, this means being the best at what we do and continuing to raise the bar. Candidates will be able to join Barminco immediately at one of our other operations whilst waiting for these opportunities to become available. We invite you to apply now to pursue your opportunity and to find out more. Please follow the below links.These positions are not open to applicants outside of Australia or those on working holiday visas in Australia. 45 AUD Australia - WA Broome & Kimberley Perth 6000
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Experienced Underground Operators

  • FIFO options from Perth, Darwin, Broome and Kununurra
  • Permanent full time positions
  • Great career opportunities with a growing company

With the continued growth in our business both domestically and internationally, it’s an exciting time to join the Barminco team.  We have long, stable relationships with our existing clients and it is on this basis we are looking for expressions of interest for underground operators and maintainers for future roles working at our Savannah Nickel Mine in the Kimberley region of WA.  These potential opportunities will be on a 2&2 FIFO roster from Perth, Darwin, Broome and Kununurra.

Savannah Mine Site

  • The Savannah nickel-copper-cobalt mine is situated approximately 240km south of Kununurra in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. 
  • 12 year mine life – 4 year contract
  • Great Camp Facilities & Gym
  • New Management Team
  • Brand New Equipment
  • Family Friendly Roster


We currently have requirements for the following roles:

  • Shift Supervisors
  • Mine Foreman
  • Jumbo Operators
  • Bogger Operators
  • LongHole Drillers
  • Charge-up
  • Service Crew
  • Shotcrete Sprayers
  • Nipper / Truck Drivers
  • Truck Drivers
  • Agi Operators
  • HD Fitters
  • Auto Electricians

What we can offer;

  • A permanent full-time role, with career progression for successful candidates
  • World class operational, maintenance, safety and support systems
  • Modern new or near new fleet
  • Job Security, with a work-life balance
  • Competitive rates, with 10.25% superannuation for all wages positions
  • Piecework payment in highly skilled roles, get rewarded for your skills, hard work and high-quality output
  • Referral program – top up your salary with $3,000 per successful referral for experienced personnel
  • Salary sacrifice packages
  • Employee incentives, benefits and rewards
  • Nationally recognised training and development opportunities.

Key Requirements;

  • Experience working as an Underground Miner / Operator / Maintainer
  • All valid and relevant qualifications, certificates and licences (RPL’s)
  • Current and Valid WA (or interstate equivalent) Shotfirers Licence - for Charge -up roles
  • Valid Manual Australian Drivers Licence
  • Current National Police Clearance (valid within six months)
  • A strong focus on safety, quality and hazard identification
  • Aptitude and attitude for problem solving
  • Hunger and a passion for underground mining
  • Ability to work in a team
  • First Aid certification (desirable)

At Barminco, our people are our business

It's the people we retain who define our culture, shape our company and drive the growth of our business. Working at Barminco will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career while working alongside experienced industry leaders.

At Barminco we pride ourselves on being indispensable. To us, this means being the best at what we do and continuing to raise the bar. 

Candidates will be able to join Barminco immediately at one of our other operations whilst waiting for these opportunities to become available.

We invite you to apply now to pursue your opportunity and to find out more. Please follow the below links.

These positions are not open to applicants outside of Australia or those on working holiday visas in Australia.

Your interest and experience can be expressed by clicking the 'Apply Now' button, 

Want to know more about Barminco, Check out our website here https://barminco.com.au/ or follow us on LinkedIn @Barminco

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