Charge Up Operator

  • Lifestyle friendly Roster 8/6
  • FIFO Cairns and Townsville
  • DIDO + travel or local living allowance from Mt Isa or Cloncurry


About Us

Evolution Mining has evolved from a small company into a globally relevant gold mining business with a reputation of delivering value for all stakeholders. Our overriding priority is safety. We dare our people to think differently, we act like owners, and we live our values of safety, accountability, excellence, and respect.

This is a site-based position, working at our Ernest Henry operation. The Ernest Henry copper-gold operation is a large-scale, long-life asset. The operation employs the sub-level caving extraction method. It is located 38km north-east of Cloncurry, Queensland on the traditional lands of the Mitakoodi people.


About the role

Primarily, you will be responsible for the safe charging of development headings. This involves handling explosives and operating the charge car to complete all aspects of development charging. Additionally, you'll be tasked with conducting thorough pre-start equipment checks, maintaining high standards of work and housekeeping, and operating a bogger when needed.


About you                      

To be successful, you will possess previous experience in underground charge up and bogging, a current QSEC card and proficiency operating Normet Charge Cars. You must hold a current C Class Driver's License and be certified in Working at Heights.


What we can offer

At Evolution we offer a range of employee benefits, that we review on a regular basis, ensuring we are listening to what our employees want. If successful, you can expect to receive the following:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Various salary packaging options including novated car leasing, etc
  • Company share ownership plan
  • Modern camp facilities with amenities such as a gym and swimming pool
  • 8/6 (days) – 7/7 (nights) roster, FIFO from Cairns or Townsville, DIDO from Mt Isa with a travel allowance or live residential in Cloncurry and receive a local living allowance
  • Quarterly safe production bonus
  • Complimentary life insurance and income protection
  • Future opportunities to work interstate and overseas



More about Evolution

Evolution operates wholly owned mines across Australia and Canada.


Click the links below to learn more about Ernest Henry and the Evolution Mining journey:

Our Story - Evolution Mining -

Ernest Henry Operations -


Evolution recognises that climate change is one of the most pressing problems facing all of us and that we need to take serious action if we are to have a future business, clean and productive environment and healthy society. Evolution supports the Paris Agreement and is committed to be nett zero by 2050, and an interim target of reducing our emissions by 30% by 2030.


We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to providing safe and inclusive work environments which allow our employees to be themselves. We support our employees' work-life integration and provide a stimulating environment to foster development and career growth.


We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


As part of the application process, Evolution will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role.