4 reasons why a career in mining is so enriching

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Posting date: 17 August 2023


Looking for a career that breaks free from the typical desk-bound routine? Welcome to the world of mining – where dynamism and excitement await. 


Embrace a vibrant and fast-paced environment that keeps you on your toes, day in and day out. What sets mining apart is not just the energetic work atmosphere but also the opportunity to enjoy a fulfilling work-life balance. With flexible hours and adaptable shift patterns, mining allows you to tailor your schedule to fit seamlessly with your lifestyle. 


If you’re already a mining professional and searching for a change of scenery or an alternative trajectory, at TRS we have an abundance of mining roles in varying fields within oil, gas and chemicals.

Can’t wait? Head to our open mining jobs to explore them now. 


Now, let’s dig into the top six reasons why a career in mining is so enriching:


Thriving on innovation and technology

Mining is no longer just about digging and extracting minerals manually. The industry has evolved significantly, embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative practices. 


But how exactly is technology being leveraged? Companies can now use AI technologies to analyze large amounts of data and make predictions, leading to better decisions. Plus, the adoption of the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) sensors allows for more accurate monitoring of operational assets, helping to improve mining operations and increase safety.


From automation and robotics to advanced data analytics and AI-driven solutions, mining offers a fertile ground for those who love working at the forefront of technological advancements. A career in mining presents an exciting opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking industry that values innovation.


Global impact and essential resources

Mining plays a pivotal role in providing the world with essential resources such as minerals, metals, and energy sources. From the thrill of exploration to the satisfaction of contributing to essential resource extraction, the mining industry promises a fulfilling and rewarding journey. 


From the spillover of technological advancements due to funded research to job creation and infrastructure investment, the mining industry has a positive impact on the global economy. Your efforts in mining directly impact society's development and growth, ensuring access to materials that power economies and support critical infrastructure.


Career progression and diverse roles

Mining offers a diverse array of roles that cater to various skill sets and interests. Mining jobs in oil and gas for example can be particularly lucrative. Whether you are an engineer, project manager, geologist, environmental specialist, or data analyst, the mining industry has a place for you. 


Mining companies value professional development, offering ample opportunities for career growth and specialisation. You can start in entry level mining jobs such as a driller assistant or a dump truck operator or driver and work your way up gaining industry experience. 


This industry encourages talent to thrive, evolve, and excel in their chosen fields. If you have a technical background or looking to study for a career in mining, consider engineering related subjects that could lead to a career as a Structural Designer, or Mechanical Engineer.


International exposure and travel


The mining industry is truly global, providing exciting opportunities to work on projects in various countries and diverse environments. Employment within mining in Australia has been projected to grow by 15,900 (or 5.9%) between 2021 to 2026.


While in Canada, The Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) forecasts their mining industry will require 49,000 to 135,000 workers over the next 10 years.


In even better news, we have an excellent network of global leaders who partner with us to source the top mining talent for projects in both of these regions, including areas such as Vancouver British Columbia and Perth Western Australia.


As a mining professional, you may find yourself exploring remote regions or collaborating with teams from around the world. This exposure not only enriches your work experience but also broadens your cultural horizons, fostering a global perspective.


Are you ready to start an enriching career in mining?

A career in mining holds immense potential for those seeking a fulfilling and enriching professional journey. With its emphasis on innovation, global impact, career progression, international exposure, safety, and competitive rewards, mining is an attractive prospect for entry-level candidates and career movers alike. 


If you’re sold on the allure of a career in mining, tap into our expertise and connections. Our network of global partners can provide opportunities that align with your skills and ambitions.


Apply for mining jobs at TRS Staffing today.

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