Trainee Diamond Drillers and offsiders needed

Attractive pay rate, 5 weeks annual leave, Reputable company, Excellent training/development opportunities.

About the business


Precision Exploration Drilling (PXD) is a privately-run drilling contractor based in Geraldton WA, with RC rigs working throughout WA.  PXD has a fleet and crew that can drill in diverse ground conditions and terrains and has the capability to fulfil contracts Australia-wide, including remote locations.

PXD has recently added a diamond rig to its fleet and is looking for crew to undertake exciting new opportunities in WA.


About the role


The trainee driller/offsider is responsible to carry out daily drilling operations and all of its components, under supervision from experienced driller. 

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Diamond Drilling operations in various WA locations;
  • Setting up, dismantling and moving drill rigs and equipment as required;
  • Ensure housekeeping standards are high;
  • Carry out and assist in the maintenance of plant and equipment;
  • Ensure personnel are operating in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Compliance to company and client HSEQ requirements.


Benefits and perks


  • Attractive pay rate
  • Professional, high performing team
  • Excellent and ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Superannuation paid on all hours


Skills and experience


To be successful in your application, you will possess the following:

  • Full working rights in Australia
  • Cert II/III in Drilling (or enrolled in)
  • Adequate training and competency in drilling
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • National Police clearance no older than 12 months with no criminal convictions
  • Ability to pass medical including musko and fitness test and drug and alcohol screen
  • Current HR licence
  • Positive attitude to working in a small team environment
  • Physically fit


  • First Aid HLTAID003
  • Work safely at heights
  • Operate and maintain a 4WD vehicle

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately.  Only those selected will be contacted. Non-residents of Australia need not apply.

Please apply now through Seek, attaching a current resume.  You must be able to provide a recent reference from another Australian drilling company.



31/08/2020 $0 Geraldton, Gascoyne & Midwest 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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