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Exploration & Geoscience

Underground Diamond Driller
Full Time

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The Company

Swick Mining Services (ASX:SWK) is one of Australia’s largest mineral drilling contractors, providing high quality, high value, underground and surface drilling services globally. Swick is a market leader in the development of innovative rig designs and drilling practices that deliver improved productivity, value, safety and versatility.

The Job

Due to recent unprecedented growth, we are seeking experienced Underground Diamond Drillers to join our specialist deep exploration team at DeepEX.

DeepEx’s approach is to combine technical drilling skills with cutting-edge drilling equipment to provide clients with deep, navigational and infrastructure drilling that delivers on targets.

We can offer you:

  • Very attractive fixed-shift rates;
  • Australia’s most powerful deep hole drill rig;
  • Ability to drill over 2000 metres;
  • A fantastic, highly skilled team with advanced drilling skills;
  • Ongoing training and development;
  • Proven state of the art equipment;
  • Family-friendly rosters.

As an experienced Underground Diamond Driller your duties will include, but not be limited to;

  • Oversee Offsider/Trainee Drillers;
  • Promote, implement and adhere to HSE Policies and Procedures;
  • Read and interpret drill plans;
  • Accurate recordings of hole depths;
  • Plod completion;
  • Liaise with Clients to meet set expectations;
  • Maintain consistent and stable production levels.

The Candidate

To be considered for this position, the following essential criteria will need to be met:

  • Previous experience working on underground drilling rigs (minimum 3 years);
  • Exposure to maintenance requirements for rig production;
  • Have a current manual car licence with no restrictions or outstanding fines;
  • Be able to pass a comprehensive medical including a drug and alcohol screen;
  • Possess current Senior First Aid (or willing to obtain within the 3 month probation period);
  • National Police Clearance;
  • Be physically fit and prepared for underground drilling operations;
  • All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

The Benefits

Across our entire business, our people come first. The culture within the Swick team and especially within the DeepEX division is paramount. We support our employees with competitive remuneration, work/life balance, career pathways and employee benefits which include Wellness Cover, Travel Discounts and Income Protection as part of the Swick Corporate Superannuation Scheme.

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