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Boart Longyear Driller Assistant - Coal in Brisbane, Australia

10605BR

Business Title:

Driller Assistant - Coal

Job Description:

Boart Longyear is the world's leading provider of integrated drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies globally. Our range of highly productive drill rigs and performance tooling is suited to a variety of applications including, mineral exploration, mining, energy, environmental sampling and remediation, as well as infrastructure reinforcement and development.

We are currently seeking experiencedDriller Assistants, preferably who have worked in the Coal and Energy sector for projects around Queensland's Bowen & Gallilee Basins.

We are seeking professionals who are focused on delivering a quality service to our clients in a safe and productive manner. By joining our team, you will receive competitive shift rates with a bonus scheme. These positions are based around a 2:2 FIFO roster. Employees are flown from Brisbane to site with flights, meals and camp accommodation supplied. This is a full-time, permanent role with leave benefits.

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Operate ancillary equipment including backhoe, lighting towers and onsite trucks

  • Assist to set up/dismantle/move drill rigs and equipment

  • Assisting with loading and unloading heavy vehicles

  • Ensure site safety and follow Safe Work Instructions

  • Add/remove drill rods/augers and other down hole tools

  • Conduct and complete necessary safety paperwork and processes

  • Clean drill rigs, vehicles, equipment and tools

  • Assist with daily pre-start check functions

  • Assist in routine maintenance on drill rigs, equipment, vehicles and tools

  • Assist with mixing drilling mud's/fluids/chemicals/cement as required

  • Maintaining adequate water supply

  • Maintaining the drill site, drill rig, work area, lunch room, vehicles and equipment in a clean hazard free condition

  • Perform first aid where required

Skills and experience

  • HR Drivers Licence (essential)

  • Current First Aid & CPR or willing to obtain

  • Desirable experience of 1 year offsiding in coal

  • Ability to provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance

  • Certificate II/ III in Drilling Operations

  • Section 11 Inductions completed (highly desirable)

  • Previous experience in the Drilling industry

  • Demonstrated personal commitment to working safely

  • Team focused

Job benefits and perks

  • Competitive shift rates, bonus eligibility, annual/sick/personal leave entitlements

  • Flights (from Brisbane), site accommodation with gym, and all meals provided

  • Working for one of the world's leading providers of drilling products and services in their extensive QLD operations

  • Excellent ongoing training and developmental opportunities

Please ensure you have acknowledged all relevant experience, tickets and licenses required in your application. If you are successful to the next stage you must be able to provide two current referees and pass a pre-employment medical.

Want to know more? Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application now!

Boart Longyear is an equal opportunity employer and we recognize that we are strengthened by a diverse workforce. A person from a diverse background brings with them a different set of experiences, talent and perspective that could potentially provide a new answer to an old problem. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We all have something to contribute and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organisation and fulfilling career.

Auto req ID: 10605BR
Job Code: 250002 Driller Assistant 2.11.Drillers
Function: Drilling Services
Region (Business Group): APAC
Country: Australia
State/Province: Queensland
City: Brisbane

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