Drillers Offsider | Underground Mining | FIFO from Sydney

Entry level position into the mining industry, Full training provided with career path, Work with some of Australia's largest mining companies.

Aston is recruiting for some of Australia's largest mineral drilling contractors, providing high quality, high value, underground and surface drilling services globally. Our clients are market leaders in the development of innovative rig designs and drilling practices that deliver improved productivity, value, safety and versatility. They are seeking a number of Driller's Offsiders to join the team and help continue their success.

To be considered for this position, you must:

  • Be Physically fit and healthy
  • Have good grip strength
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol screen
  • Hold a current Australian manual drivers licence (preferable a HR)
  • Hold or able to obtain a National Police Clearance
  • Be able to work 12 hour shifts under ground
  • Have full working rights for Australia

As a trainee offsider, you will support an experienced driller. Duties will include:

  • Acting on the instructions from the driller
  • Pulling rods: loading and unloading drill rods out of feed mechanism in the drill rig
  • Performing pre-starts on all equipment including PPE
  • Cleaning and loading the core
  • Maintain a safe work environment at all times
  • Maintaining the drill rig
  • Digging drains
  • Relocating drill rig

The benefits:

  • Full training to join the underground mining sector
  • 2:1 roster (most common roster, this may vary)
  • Career pathways to become a qualified driller
  • Permanent employment after 6 months for the right person

Candidates from an Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander background are strongly encouraged to apply

25/11/2019 $0 South West & M5 Corridor 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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