Mining is a small but important industry. Mining covers the exploration and extraction of minerals, oil and gas. Jobs are mainly in Queensland and Western Australia and are in regional areas like Gladstone and the Pilbara, but can also be in very remote locations. To work in Mining you generally need to study after high school, with VET a good option. Some jobs vital to the Mining industry, like Mining Engineer or Geologist, need a university degree.

Job Profiles

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Chemical and Materials Engineers

Chemical and Materials Engineers design and prepare specifications for chemical process systems and the construction and operation of commercial-scale...

  • $3,019 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Crane, Hoist and Lift Operators

Crane, Hoist and Lift Operators operate stationary and mobile cranes, hoists, lifts and winches to lift, move and place materials, equipment and peopl...

  • $2,500 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Drillers, Miners and Shot Firers

Drillers, Miners and Shot Firers assemble, position and operate drilling rigs and mining plant, and detonate explosives to extract materials from the ...

  • $2,500 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Engineering Production Workers

Engineering Production Workers perform a range of production process tasks to refine and treat metals and mineral ore, fire ceramics, and operate plan...

  • $1,265 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Other Stationary Plant Operators

Other Stationary Plant Operators includes a range of occupations such as Boiler or Engine Operators, Bulk Materials Handling Plant Operators, Cement P...

  • $1,886 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Safety Inspectors

Safety Inspectors inspect machines, equipment, working conditions and public places to ensure compliance with government and industry standards and re...

  • $1,876 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level
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