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Boart Longyear Field Technician in Adelaide, Australia

Job Description:

About Boart Longyear

Boart Longyear has been a leading provider of drilling products and services to the global minerals industry for over 130 years. As the industry’s only integrated drilling services and products provider, we combine engineering excellence, global manufacturing facilities and the most experienced drilling services group in the industry.

Boart Longyear Geological Data Services Division is an emerging division within our business.  Our range of innovative Tru products have been developed to expand on data and information collecting in mining, mineral exploration and environmental sampling. 

About the role

As part of our Geological Data Services (GDS) team, this role is a key technical resource in rolling out, running and supporting our field-deployable XRF-analysis and core photography system.

This role will often require working rosters that align with end user requirements and is suited to a Core Shed Technician, Driller, or Driller’s Offsider with experience in the marking, measuring and orientation of drill core.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Understand how to operate and trouble shoot our field-deployable electronic equipment

  • Operation and training in the use of geophysical analytical equipment in a field environment

  • Operate tools safely and in compliance with EHS policies

  • Training of client field technicians to safely and efficiently operate our field deployable analytical technologies

  • Contributing and supporting training documentation creation

  • Basic trouble shooting of technical and practical use issues tied to analytical equipment

  • Provide reports and feedback on trouble shooting issues and cases

  • Travel regularly within the Asia Pacific region, including on short notice, in order to fulfil the above responsibilities.

The successful applicant must possess:

  • Field experience working on a drill rig; mining or exploration core facility (essential)

  • Understanding of handling and logging core samples (desirable)

  • Excellent customer service orientation and ability to maintain relationships with key account customers and internal team.

  • Demonstrated interest in digital technologies and new innovations

  • Excellent communication skills – oral and written

  • Attention to detail and strong initiative

  • Proficient in MS Office suite

  • Basic electrical and mechanical skills (desirable)

  • A current drivers’ licence

  • 4WD and Senior First Aid (desirable)

Safety and a zero harm culture is a core part of our business. To ensure the safety of all employees, successful candidates will need to meet the essential requirements of a pre-employment medical.

To express your interest in this role, apply via the link.

As part of our commitment to create a diverse and inclusive workplace, Boart Longyear seeks to have a diverse candidate shortlist for this vacancy. Applicants are strongly encouraged from experienced women and men, people with disabilities, and indigenous and ethnically diverse candidates.

Auto req ID: 11764BR
Job Code: 370001 Technician 1.10.Hourly
Function: Drilling Services
Region (Business Group): APAC
Country: Australia
State/Province: South Australia
City: Adelaide