Adbri Limited

The role

This is your chance to kick-start a fulfilling career in the mining industry as a Trainee Mine Operator! You will receive comprehensive training, a competitive salary and the chance to work with a leading company in the field

Over the course of the 2 year traineeship, you will become competent in the operation of a minimum of 3 pieces of heavy mining plant equipment/machinery, all while undertaking a Certificate III in Surface Extraction!

This role is located at our Klein Point mine, which is located to the south of Stansbury on the popular and picturesque Yorke Peninsular!

Seeking expressions of interest from school leavers to mature age, a C-class licence is required (provisional licence acceptable)

Working 4 days on 4 days off, dayshift only lifestyle roster you will enjoy a balanced work/life environment. Rostered hours of work are 0700-1800.

No experience is required to apply. The successful candidates will show commitment to completion of their traineeship.


  • You will be trained on the operation of various mining equipment & mining plant
  • Participate in training in all areas of processing plant and machinery use
  • Following production schedules
  • Ensure safe production and quality output
  • Learn how to monitor operational plant performance
  • Undertake training to confidently operate heavy mining equipment
  • Maintain clean and safe working environment
  • Undertake studies to complete Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

What you will need to succeed

  • Good communication skills and ability to work within a team environment
  • C – Class Drivers license (provisional license acceptable)
  • To be self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to accept coaching and guidance

Benefits of working with us

  • Complete a fully funded Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operation
  • Develop a robust understanding of mining equipment, methods and processes, setting the stage for future specialisation.
  • Gain insights into scheduling techniques, learning how to optimise production and resource allocation.
  • Collaborate with experienced professionals, participating in mining activities to refine your practical skills.

Our business

Adbri Cement was formally known as Adelaide Brighton Cement. A name that is synonymous with cement; it’s what we were founded on in 1882. Today we continue be a leading local manufacturer of cement, lime and pre-packaged dry blended products that are building a strong South Australia.

Adbri Cement is a fully owned entity of Adbri Limited; a construction materials and industrial minerals manufacturing company. Adbri’s portfolio of respected brands employs over 1500 people nationally and provides the cement, lime, concrete, aggregates, masonry products and industrial minerals essential for the transition to a low carbon economy.

Creating and supporting a safer and diverse workforce

Adbri Cement puts safety first and recognises that diversity in our workforce drives innovation, encourages creativity and better equips us to be always ready. We are committed to increasing diversity within our workforce and our industry.


Applications close 30 June 2024

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