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  • Driller Blast Hole
  • Driller
  • Job no: GHG9Y
  • Categories: Tropicana Gold Project, Drill and Blast

Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and in New Zealand, Asia, Mongolia and Africa.

Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

The Tropicana Gold Project is a large gold mining operation located 330km north-east of Kalgoorlie, on the edge of Western Australia's Great Victoria Desert. Macmahon's 10 year mining contract includes all mine planning, drill and blast, load and haul, crusher feed and other associated works

Macmahon is currently looking for Experienced Drillers to join the production team at a well-established mining operation in Western Australia. Reporting to the Drill and Blast Supervisor the key responsibilities include:

  • Completing all activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Safe and efficient Drill Rig operation
  • Ensure drilling operations carried out with precision and report all non-conforming conditions
  • Inspection, identification & reporting of all Hazards/Risks and Incidents associated with Drill operation and Work Task
  • Record maintenance
  • Operating basic mobile equipment
  • Undertaking upskilling training

To be successful in this position you will have;

  • Proven years of experience in an Open Cut Blast Hole Drilling exposure;
  • History of working on CAT 6240, Sandvik DR580, DR560 and Atlas D65 is also highly regarded;
  • Knowledge and Understanding of Drill Rig Operations, Maintenance, Servicing and Housekeeping to work tasks;
  • A valid HR drivers Licence;

The roster for our Drillers is 2-1

MacMahon is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

  • Published on 18 Apr 2019, 6:43 AM