Drilling Assistance Mining Jobs FIFO Northern QLD - iMINCO Mining

AWX are currently looking for Experienced Drilling assistance for 12 hours shifts on 2:1 roster FIFO / DIDO from Townsville QLD

AWX Townsville

Experienced Drilling Assistance Townsville

They are a large Australian recruitment company who are proud of company culture and truly believe there people are biggest assets.

AWX are well regarded across many industries and constantly have new and exciting roles available for the right people to grow within their business. Whether you are looking for short term roles or to work on long term projects then joining the AWX Team is the right move for you.

Drilling Assistance Mining Jobs FIFO Northern QLD

About the Role

AWX are currently looking for Experienced Drilling assistance for 12 hours shifts on a 2:1 roster FIFO or DIDO from Townsville or Mount Isa, for 3-4 months’ work. Experience on RC Drilling with 685 Schramm Truck mounted rig- Desirable. This role is very labour intensive must be prepared to work hard.

AWX are looking for someone who can keep up with the exponential growth levels that sets AWX as the fastest-growing recruitment business in Australia.

What you will bring to the table:

  • Must have a current HR Drivers License
  • Must have 12 months’ min experience on RC Drilling with 685 Schramm Truck mounted rig – Desirable
  • Must be able to pass a full Pre employment medical & D&A test
  • Must be reliable and have good references
  • Must have a current Police check – or ability to obtain on own accord
  • Must be physically fit and have no current injuries

FIFO from Townsville or Mount Isa is on offer. You can also DIDO from Townsville or Mount Isa and an hourly rate is paid time. (DIDO ONLY)

Meals & Accommodation provided on a 2:1 roster, 12 hour shifts


  • A competitive hourly rate

Please only apply if you meet all of the above criteria

Come to where you will be celebrated – not tolerated. If others can’t see the real value of you, it’s time for a new start. If this role sounds like you, please APPLY NOW with a current Resume and Cover Letter that you know will impress!

If you feel you have the required skills and are looking to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.

All applications are treated in the strictest of confidence and your details will not be forwarded to the company without gaining your prior consent. Make yourself stand out from everyone and create your resume with keywords contain.

Would you like to apply?

This is an excellent opportunity for you to advance your career with a leading mining contractor. To apply for this role please follow the link below.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*

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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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