There are huge employment opportunities in Australian mining industry because of the ongoing mining boom in the Australia. There are many mines located all over Australia and new mines are being set up as you read this article. Western Australia is the largest mining state of Australia, followed closely by Queensland. Even other states like New South Wales, South Australia, Northern Territory, Victoria, and even Tasmania have great number of mines. So, if you are in Australia, then there is a high probability that you are in a close proximity to a mine or alternatively you can consider a fly in/fly out (FIFO) position
Various positions available in the Australian mines range from machine operators, truck drivers, drillers, trades assistants, field assistants, supervisors and shift managers to medics, emergency response officers, OHS officers, engineers, cleaners, chefs and housekeepers. The mining industry offers something for everyone, whether you are skilled, semi-skilled or non-skilled. There really is something for everyone skilled or unskilled.
Many a times, the mining companies use recruitment agencies to meet their ever increasing demand of workers and they also advertise on the Internet. There are many mining recruitment vacancies, especially those for dump truck drivers and operators for excavators, dozers, front end loaders, boggers and jumbos, labourers, trades assistants, sample preparers, junior and senior surveyors and geologists, fitters, mechanics and boilermakers.