Diamond driller

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

About the business

Precision Exploration Drilling (PXD) is a privately-run RC drilling contractor based in Geraldton WA, with rigs working throughout WA.  PXD is expanding and has recently purchased a diamond rig.  This is a perfect opportunity for an ambitious, self-motivated crew to develop and grow this side of the business. 

About the role

The senior driller is responsible to carry out daily diamond drilling operations and all of its components.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Diamond Drilling operations in various WA locations;
  • Set up, dismantle and move drill rigs and equipment as required;
  • Ensure housekeeping standards are high;
  • Maintain plant and equipment;
  • Conduct operations in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Comply with 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
  • Self-motivated/driven to succeed
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Cert in Drilling
  • Adequate training and competency in drilling
  • National Police clearance no older than 12 months
  • Ability to pass medical including musko and fitness test and drug and alcohol screen
  • Current HR licence
  • 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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