Boart Longyear Driller Assistant - Coal in Brisbane, Australia
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
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.
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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: 11181BR
Job Code: 250001 Driller Assistant 1.11.Drillers
Function: Drilling Services
Region (Business Group): APAC