Shovel / Excavator Operators

Apply now Job no: 497724AB*
Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Cape Preston
Categories: Operations

About CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM)

CPM is the company behind Sino Iron, already Australia’s largest magnetite operation, located on Western Australia’s Pilbara coast, south of Karratha.

We’re spearheading a new downstream processing industry for the nation, transforming magnetite iron ore into a high-grade, premium export product.

Sino Iron is a fully integrated operation – featuring a mine serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six-line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston. Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are among the largest in the State.

We’re looking for people at the top of their game, who want to become part of Western Australia’s iron ore future.

The Opportunity

CITIC Pacific Mining is currently looking for an experienced All-Round Mobile Plant Operator for our Cape Preston operation. If you would like to operate some of the world's largest machinery then this is the role for you. Reporting to the Supervisor – Mine Production, the role is responsible for safely, effectively and productively operating primary heavy mobile equipment to meet mine production targets as set out.

We are seeking applications from suitably experienced, safety conscious and competent operators with experience on the following equipment:

  • Large hydraulic face shovel and/or excavators

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A current WA Manual Drivers Licence is essential.
  • A copy of all current qualifications / licences must be provided at the time of interview.

We’re looking for motivated team players, with good communication skills and a can-do attitude. 

What we offer

  • The chance to work at an innovative, world-class project
  • Competitive salary
  • Career progression and training

As an employee of CPM you’ll be part of a culturally and gender diverse organisation, committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff.

To Apply

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position earlier than stated.

Please note: it is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.                       

Candidates represented by agencies will not be considered for this position. 

To learn more about Sino Iron, please visit

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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