Explorations Offsiders Drillers Assistants FIFO Queensland

Seeking Explorations Offsiders to assist Drillers operation surface Drill Rigs for long term contracts Queensland

Drillers Assistants – FIFO Queensland

DDH1 Drilling have rigs working on existing mine sites along with remote locations where they supply state of the art caravan facilities.

Offsider is to assist the Driller with general duties including:

  • Mobilizing rig from one set up to another
  • Handing core – removing from tube, placing in core boxes and labeling box
  • Handling drilling rods and core tubes
  • Mixing Drill Fluid Additives
  • Cleaning equipment and keeping work area clean
  • Assisting with equipment maintenance and repairs

Provide immediate entry to the Mining Industry with the opportunity to gain nationally recognized drilling qualifications.  This on-the-job training is your pathway to becoming a driller.

Pre-employment requirements include:

  • Heavy Rigid Drivers License (essential)
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Current Police Clearance
  • Ability to pass pre-employment medial and produce a clear DAS test

If you meet the above criteria, are physically fit and aspire to work with a leading drilling organization apply now.

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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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