Operator - Mine Control

Date: 28 May 2024

Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU

Company: northernst

Operator – Mine Control


Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star? Northern Star Mining Services (NSMS) is an in-house contractor that specialises in providing underground mining services to its parent entity, ASX 50 listed Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST). As a global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations in Western Australia and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.

At Northern Star, we live by our STARR Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


Experienced Underground Operator – Mine Control wanted for our Kalgoorlie Operations. Enjoy a lifestyle 7/7 roster, Kalgoorlie Residential Only.

Northern Star Mining Services are looking for Experienced Underground Operator – Mine Control to join our fast-growing Kalgoorlie Operations. 7/7 lifestyle roster, Kalgoorlie Residential - be home every night.

Here’s what awaits you:

  • Be home every night, Kalgoorlie Residential ONLY. FIFO will not be offered.
  • Excellent Rates with KPI Bonuses based on performance
  • Opportunity for Career progression in Underground Mining.
  • Be in control of a computer aided dispatch system.


To thrive in this role, you’ll need:

Experience: The successful candidate will have experience working in a similar role, or experience in a supervisory or coordination role in an underground mining environment, with proven knowledge in radio communications being used across multiple channels.  It would also be beneficial if you had experience with Micromine 3, and a good working knowledge of the machinery and equipment used in an underground mining operation. 


Qualifications: Must have an unencumbered Manual ‘C’ Class drivers license and must live in Kalgoorlie, as FIFO will not be offered.  Ability to multi-task will be highly regarded, along with great communication skills and sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office systems.


Passion for Growth: This role gives you the opportunity to grow in Underground Mining with many career progression opportunities available.


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards program - cash savings for everyday expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Salary continuance (income protection) insurance from commencement.
  • Salary sacrificing benefits, including novated leasing and remote area living benefit options.



Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance.    
Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce.  We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Apply now to join the Northern Star team!

Want to know more about Northern Star? Search www.nsms.com


No agency referrals will be accepted at this time

Shortlisting for this role will begin immediately.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia.