Cone penetration testing offsider

Small specialised company, Unique job, Potential for permanent employment.

Cone Penetration Testing Offsider FIFO


Black Insitu Testing Pty Ltd


Black Insitu Testing is a growing specialist geotechnical testing company based in Melbourne with projects Australia wide.  


What the role entails:

  • Cone Penetration Testing Offsider is an entry level position in specialist geotechnical testing and on the job training will be provided.
  • Fly in fly out (FIFO) projects.
  • Manual labour working 12 hours per day for up to 14 days.
  • Day to day tasks include helping perform various geotechnical tests, lifting and moving equipment, recording data by hand and electronically, ensuring areas are maintained in a clean, tidy & safe condition, maintenance of equipment, and other tasks on the test sites as directed.
  • Able to live and work in mine camps in remote locations.


Employment details:

  • Long-term casual positions available potentially leading to full time positions.
  • Hourly rate of $39.00 plus away allowance.
  • Typical roster is 2 weeks on 1 week off but can vary.
  • All travel, accommodation and meals provided.
  • All required training provided.


What qualities would make you an ideal candidate for these positions:

  • Computer literate.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Manual drivers licence.
  • Reliable, hardworking and able to work in a team.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Able and willing to pass pre-employment and on-going medical and drug tests
  • Hold or be willing to gain, at our expense, 4WD (RIIVEH305E), first aid (HLTAID003), CPR (HLTAID001) and Heavy Rigid vehicle licence.


If you are interested in applying for this job, please send a CV and answer the following questions:


  1. What is a Cone Penetration Test
  2. What is the purpose of a Safe Work Method Statement
  3. You have worked a 12-hour day and a client asks you to work three more hours to get the job done, how would you handle this situation

25/11/2019 $0 Western Suburbs 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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