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...

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Chemical, Gas, Petroleum & Power Plant Operators

Chemical, Gas, Petroleum and Power Generation Plant Operators control the operation of chemical production equipment, pump gas and oil from wellheads,...

  • $2,023 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium 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...

  • $1,493 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 ...

  • $2,102 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Earthmoving Plant Operators

Earthmoving Plant Operators operate plant to excavate earth, ore and rock, break up pavement, road, rock and obstructions, move and load earth, rock a...

  • $1,489 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Electrical Engineering Draftspersons, Technicians

Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in electrical engineering research, design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation...

  • $1,552 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Electricians

Electricians design, assemble, install, test, commission, diagnose, maintain and repair electrical networks, systems, circuits, equipment, components,...

  • $1,400 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium 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...

  • $1,122 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Geologists, Geophysicists and Hydrogeologists

Geologists, Geophysicists and Hydrogeologists study the composition, structure and other physical attributes of the earth, locate and advise on the ex...

  • $2,133 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers

Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers design, organise and oversee the construction, operation and maintenance of mechanical and process pla...

  • $1,961 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Metal Fitters and Machinists

Metal Fitters and Machinists fit and assemble fabricated metal parts into products, set up machining tools, production machines and textile machines, ...

  • $1,500 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Mining Engineers

Mining Engineers plan and direct the engineering aspects of locating and extracting minerals, petroleum and natural gas from the earth.

  • $2,037 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Occupational & Environmental Health Professionals

Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals develop, implement and evaluate policies and programs to monitor environmental health and occupati...

  • $1,771 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Other Building and Engineering Technicians

Other Building and Engineering Technicians includes occupations such as Maintenance Planners, Metallurgical or Materials Technicians, and Mine Deputie...

  • $2,001 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Other Construction and Mining Labourers

Other Construction and Mining Labourers includes occupations such as Crane Chasers, Driller's Assistants, Laggers, Mining Support Workers and Surveyor...

  • $1,400 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals

Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals includes occupations such as Conservators, Metallurgists, Meteorologists and Physicists.

  • $1,765 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high 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...

  • $1,411 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Production Managers

Production Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the production activities of forestry, manufacturing and mining organisations inclu...

  • $1,634 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high 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...

  • $2,121 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Science Technicians

Science Technicians perform tests and experiments, and provide technical support functions to assist with research, design, production and teaching in...

  • $1,013 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers

Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers cut, shape, join and repair metal components of iron and steel structures, boilers, pressure vessels and p...

  • $1,106 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Surveyors and Spatial Scientists

Surveyors and Spatial Scientists plan, direct and conduct survey work to determine and delineate boundaries and features of tracts of land, marine flo...

  • $1,562 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Truck Drivers

Truck Drivers drive heavy trucks, removal vans, tankers and tow trucks to transport bulky goods and liquids.

  • $1,300 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level
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