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Boart Longyear Driller Assistants - Rotary in Forrestfield, Australia


Business Title:

Driller Assistants - Rotary

Job Description:

  • Get paid to be trained and qualified

  • FIFO from Perth – 2/1 swings

  • HR and Forklift Licences are a MUST

  • Tough and physically demanding position

We are currently taking Expressions of Interest for Driller Assistant vacancies in our WA Waterwell (Rotary) Team.

Boart Longyear is the world's leading provider of drilling services, drilling equipment, and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies globally. We work at a variety of sites with a range of clients. You can expect excellent site amenities and a massive push on safety and quality. We expect all employees to work to a high safety standard and demonstrate a commitment to meeting our client’s requirements. Our positions are based on a 2 week on / 1 week off, fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) roster, with 12 hour shifts.

Boart Longyear is serious about career progression and if you prove yourself and pass probation, you will undergo a Cert II in Drilling Operations. We believe in investing in our employees so that they can develop and progress through the ranks. Succession planning and promotions opportunities are available if you show us you have what it takes. We offer ongoing training and development as well as competitive shift rates and bonus scheme.

About the Role

As a Driller's Assistant you will be:

  • Conducting daily pre-start equipment checks

  • Assisting with routine maintenance

  • Assisting with mixing drilling mud’s/ fluids/ chemicals/ cement

  • Assisting with loading and unloading heavy vehicles

  • Maintaining a clean and a hazard free work environment

  • Setting up/ dismantling/ moving drill rigs and equipment

  • Cleaning drill rigs, vehicles, equipment and tools

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

  • Conducting and completing necessary safety paperwork and processes

Do you have what it takes?

We need people with a passion for drilling with a can-do attitude. A Driller Assistant is a tough and physically demanding position and we require people who are willing to work hard. You will be an integral part of the team, working with others in a professional and considerate manner. You will also need the following to be considered:

  • Proactive attitude towards safety and hazard identification

  • Current Australian HR Drivers Licence

  • Current Forklift Licence

  • National Police Clearance (within the last six months)

  • Right to work in Australia

  • The ability to pass a pre-employment medical (including fitness testing) and pass an alcohol and drug test

  • First Aid Certificate

  • Mechanically minded

  • A resident of WA or relocating to WA as flights are only provided from Perth.

  • Prior drilling and mining experience is not essential but preferred

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

Boart Longyear is an equal opportunity employer and we recognise 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: 10284BR
Job Code: 250001 Driller Assistant 1.11.Drillers
Function: Drilling Services
Region (Business Group): APAC
Country: Australia
State/Province: Western Australia
City: Forrestfield