Multi Drillers & Offsiders, Boilmaker / Welder,Fitter - Cobar NSW

Experienced Multi Drillers & Offsiders Drill Rigs Diamond and RC Rigs

Multi Drillers & Offsiders, Boilmaker / Welder,Fitter

Multi Drillers & Offsiders, Boilmaker / Welder,Fitter – Cobar NSW. The successful applicant, should be a minimum Certificate III trade qualified as a diesel fitter or heavy duty plant mechanic. Minimum 2 years out of trade

  • With a sound Knowledge of (but not limited to):
  • Land based drill rigs Diamond and RC rigs (UDR-1200, 1000,650 – MCCULLOGH, HANJIN, DE840 and DE820)
  • Support equipment trucks (MERC BENZ – MAN-ISUZU TRUCKS)
  • Compressed Air Systems (SULLAIR, ATLAS COPCO,CAT)
  • Boosted air systems
  • Light Vehicle fleet
  • Associated ancillary drilling equipment (lighting plants, forklifts, trailers etc)


  • Good time management skills and an ability to self-mange, and be able to work unsupervised in a team environment
  • Proven ability to trouble shoot and repair, diesel engines, hydraulic systems, high pressure air systems.
  • Experience in working in remote locations
  • Be able to work away for extended periods of time
  • Proven ability to follow maintenance management protocols and systems


  • Boilermaker or Welder Qualification
  • Great experience in fabrication
  • Experience in reading and interpreting drawings
  • Ability in marking out and making jigs
  • High work ethic
  • Be able to work away for extended periods of time


  • Must be experienced
  • Certificate IV Drilling (Desirable)
  • Certificate III Drilling (Essential)
  • Certificate 3 -Metalliferous Mining Operations (Highly Desirable)
  • HR License – Unrestricted (Essential)
  • Mechanically minded (Advantage)
  • Current Senior First Aid/CPR Certificate (Desirable)

Candidates must have experience with the following:

  • Have experience working in Outdoor Remote Areas in Extreme Weather Conditions.
  • Have the ability to cope with Heavy Manual Handling work.
  • Are able to work 12 hour Day/Night Shifts. 14/7 Roster.
  • Able to work away for extended periods of time.
  • Are Hardworking, honest, reliable and able to work as part of a Team.
  • Have a commitment to Workplace Health and Safety and Environmental Issues.

There is an immediate start available for the right person. Must be able to pass a Drug and Alcohol Screen/Pre-Employment Medical


  • Previous Offsiders experience would be an advantage
  • Certificate II Drilling (Desirable)
  • Current First Aid Certificate (Desirable)
  • Sound Apptitude

Indeed ask candidates the following questions:

  • How many years of Drillers Offsider experience do you have?
  • How many years of Drilling experience do you have?
  • How many years of Fitter experience do you have?
  • Have you completed the following level of education: High school or equivalent?
  • Do you have the following licence or certification: HR Licence?

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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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