Job Sites: How to Find a Job at Greenbushes Lithium Mine  – WA

Job Sites: How to Find a Job at Greenbushes Lithium Mine – WA

In the ‘Job Sites’ series we run over the major Australian Blue collar job sites from all over this big beautiful country of ours, plus a few other exotic locations.  In each post we include an Overview of the site, a Location Profile, the Companies involved, potential Occupations required, the skills / qualifications that may help you to get your foot in the door and the Enterprise Bargaining Agreements – if there are any.  This will help you to stay in the loop and know how to skill up where needed.  The aim is to help you get yourself into the best position to land a start on the major job sites around Australia.

Note:  ‘Job Site’ articles are aimed to help workers looking for production, maintenance, shutdown and contracting work.  If you are looking for Major Construction Project Jobs you may want to check out our Major Project Articles.

About Greenbushes Lithium Mine

Greenbushes Lithium is a mine located 250 klms south of Perth in Western Australia that was commissioned in 1985.

Quick Facts:

  • Owned by Talison Lithium (51% owned by Tianqi Lithium and 49% owned by Albemarle).
  • Located 250 klms south of Perth, near Greenbushes, WA.
  • The site has two processing plants:
    • one producing technical-grade lithium concentrates;
    • and the other producing chemical-grade lithium concentrate.
  • Greenbushes mine is one of the largest Lithium mines in Australia.
  • The owners estimate once at full capacity they will produce 1.34 million tonnes lithium concentrate annually.


Occupations Potentially Required for Jobs at Greenbushes Lithium Mine

  • Instrumentation & Electrical Trades
  • Mechanical Trades
  • Boilermakers
  • Crane Operator
  • Doggers / Riggers / Scaffolders
  • Plant Operators
  • Offshore Operators
  • Mobile Plant Operators
  • Cleaning Staff
  • Labourer / Trades Assistants
  • Health & Safety
  • Supervision

Qualifications to Potentially Help you get a Job at Greenbushes Lithium Mine

Companies Involved with Greenbushes Lithium Mine

Companies that hold or have held contracts with the Gorgon LNG for shutdowns and/or projects in the past: 


We will continually update this list overtime and share any further announcements.  

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Interstate Licence Recognition

A helpful tool to finding out whether your trade qualification needs mutual recognition when working interstate. Check out the Cribhut Daily post – Thinking about Working Interstate – Licence Recognition

Disclaimer: Cribhut Group is not an employer or recruiter for the above mentioned site, this article is provided for information purposes only.  Cribhut provides this information with the best intentions, but purely as a guide.  Like most things in life, there are no guarantees.  Your lively hood is your own responsibility and even if following the above recommendations, it is still up to you to do your own research, to be patient, persistent and put in the hard work.  

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