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Diamond Driller - QLD

  • LocationBrisbane, QLD
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions40 Positions
  • Published At:19 days ago
  • Job no: J84CM
  • DDH1 Drilling is a leading exploration drilling company providing drilling services to the mining industry
  • Can fly from all major cities in Australia to service our East Coast sites
  • 2:1 or 4:2 roster


At DDH1 Drilling, we invest in you. As a leading provider of drilling services to the Australian mineral exploration and mining industry, we provide training from day one to develop your skills. For over 16 years, our reputation has been built on a track record of high performance, quality drilling and our skilled team who make it possible. 

About the Role

As the Driller you will be operating the drill rig in the safest possible manner to achieve maximum production. You are responsible for your Drill Team and will supervise the day to day operation of your drill rig

  • Operate drill rig in the safest possible manner to achieve maximum production.
  • Ensuring that “Duty Of Care” is exercised in all aspects of their own work activities as well as all personnel under their control.
  • Ensuring all personnel comply with the HSE Regulations, any site specific rules or pertinent act or regulation which may apply with varying site operations.
  • Train, coach and mentor Offsiders and Trainee Drillers in safe work practices and rig operation.
  • Understanding fully the terms of the drilling program and liaising with the client to ensure successful completion.
  • Carry out comprehensive pre starts on rigs.
  • Produce clean drill core/ sample marked to the Client’s requirements.
  • Ensure direction, leadership and support for all drilling and maintenance under your control.                
  • Positively promote the companies’ business at every opportunity.
  • Ensuring a high standard of personal presentation, behaviour and conduct at all times and checking that all field crews are also well presented.

Always presenting “Fit for Work”, being punctual in attendance and participating in Drug and Alcohol testing when required

Skills and Competencies required:

Must hold current HR or above licence

Completed or completing Cert III in Drilling Operations (preferred)

Who should apply?

Candidates must be physically fit, enjoy working outdoors and prepared to work in all weather conditions. Contracts are either remote exploration or mine site based on various roster rotations.

Additional employment requirements include:

  • HR Drivers Licence or above
  • Certificate III in Drilling Operations
  • Current Police Clearance (within 3 months validity)
  • Ability to pass a stringent pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol test
  • Ability to work as a safe and cooperative team player
  • Proof of eligibility to work in Australia

What’s in it for you?

  • Employee discounts on health insurance
  • Employee Member discounts on technology, entertainment, retail stores and more
  • 4:2 and 2:1 rosters
  • FIFO from all capital cities in Australia
  • Relocation allowance provided on reimbursement
  • Full pre-mobilisation training provided
  • All work-related training, travel, site accommodation and meals are provided.

You will be joining a family not just a company. If you meet the above criteria and aspire to work with a leading drilling organisation, apply now.

DDH1 Drilling is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes persons of all genders and cultural backgrounds to apply. 

  • Published on 14 Jun 2022, 1:36 AM