Diamond Driller Assistants Mining Maintenance FIFO Australia - iMINCO

Hays Resources & Mining is seeking for Diamond Driller Assistants Mining Maintenance - FIFO Australia

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Diamond Driller Assistants Mining Maintenance

FIFO from any State in Australia. Excellent day rate + Travel + meals + Accommodation + Meter Bonus. 2:1 rota

Diamond Driller Assistants Mining Maintenance FIFO Australia

This company is an Australian leader in diamond drilling services. Providing services to the Australian and Asian Pacific mining industry and civil engineering projects. The client is experiencing a rapid period of growth with a strong pipeline of work, as such they are searching to hire Diamond Drillers on a permanent basis

Your new role

Your new role will see you operate the drill rig and recover an accurate sample as per customer specifications & in the highest industry standards.

You will be required to maintain the Drilling work area & equipment in a safe and functional condition while complying with the companies policies and procedures.

Diamond Driller Assistants Mining Maintenance FIFO Australia

The Driller will be accountable for:

  • Responsible for recovering and presenting core samples through safe and professional practices so that client expectations are met or exceeded
  • The Driller must show guidance and give direction to the Utility Workers, Drillers Assistants & Trainee Drillers in the recovery and presentation of samples
  • Training of Driller’s Assistants / Trainee Driller’s in, correct and safe working procedures & the proper care of equipment & ensures assessments are filled out correctly & on time
  • Understanding fully the terms of the drilling program and liaising with the supervisor to ensure successful completion
  • Consistently applying sound drilling practices and techniques within your range of competence
  • The Driller is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the duties and tasks outlined are undertaken in accordance with the companies policies, procedures and practices
    • Ensuring that adequate duty of care is exercised in all aspects of your work activities
    • Personal compliance with the OH&S Regulations and any site specific rules, which may apply with varying mine, site operations.

The general responsibilities will include:

  • Pre-start checks & safety inspections
  • Carry out general drilling functions
  • Supervise Drillers Assistants & Trainee Drillers
  • Core sample recovery
  • Rig operation, including set up
  • Maintaining hole (as per hole plan) direction
  • Inventory control
  • Report writing
  • Training of drill crews in their required tasks

You will need the following:

  • Current C class license (or equivalent),
  • Current Level 2 Apply First Aid certificate
  • Current CN License (20 tonne non-slewing crane)
  • Telehandler competency (Company can provide this if needed)
  • Track mounted skid steer competency (company can provide if needed)
  • Working Safely at Heights
  • Previous work Experience as a Diamond Driller
  • Working rights in Australia

What you’ll get in return

You will be trained to the highest standards and be working with the best in the business. You will receive an excellent day rate as well as a 2 :1 roster. With the business getting busier this roster may change to 2:2 in the future. You will have flights, accommodation and meals provided as well as half a day travel paid on the travel out day.

Apply now

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to louise.brown@hays.com.au or call now on 0396702066.

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