Pump Crew Operator – Mackay / Full Time

National Pump and Energy are currently looking to employ a Pump Crew Operator to join our national team located in the Bowen Basin.

About National Pump & Energy

National Pump & Energy is a leader in the provision of pump, power and compressed air equipment and services. Due to continued growth, we are seeking a Pump Crew Operator with a solid background in mine site dewatering, pump maintenance and installs. This position is a fixed term contract ending in March 2021 with opportunity to be extended. Working 12-hour days Thursday – Sunday and based at a Bowen basin mine site.

Position Description

Key Accountabilities

  • Mine-site dewatering, maintenance and monitoring
  • Welding and installation of HDPE pipelines
  • Assessment and inspections of dewatering pumps
  • Basic effective maintenance
  • Liaising with customers for variations
  • Pre-start on equipment and monitoring oil levels
  • Accurate and timely recording of service information;
  • Monitor water levels in dams to ensure supply
  • Ensuring delivery schedules are met in a timely manner;
  • Deliver excellent customer service and champion the NPE brand.

Skills/ Selection Criteria (qualifications & experience)


  • Experience in mine-site dewatering (including the ability to monitor water levels in an open pit dam in a mine environment);
  • Ability to coordinate general pump installations, including associated pipework as well as dewatering;
  • Ability to run an installation from arrival on site to completion of each job
  • Knowledge of monitoring the conditions of the dewatering equipment;
  • Ability to read, interpret and record pressure gauge readings;
  • Knowledge in pumping fundamentals;
  • Understanding of priming systems
  • Basic mechanical diagnostic knowledge
  • Organised and able to work without supervision.
  • Completion of a BMA core induction or Standard 11
  • Hold a current Coal Board Medical (or willing to obtain)
  • Hold a valid ‘C’ Class Driver’s Licence


  • Polywelding Ticket combined with relevant experience
  • Trade Certificate (Mechanical/Engineering)
  • Chainsaw ticket

Further information

Short-listing will commence immediately so get in quick to avoid disappointment.

For further information on the role, please contact Ayla Montero on 0488 414 544.

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