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Production Driller & Cablebolter

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering an end to end service offering to clients throughout Australia and South East Asia.  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 Gwalia Gold Mine is located three kilometres south of the town of Leonora, Western Australia, and has been a flagship asset for our client St Barbara for the past 15 years. Macmahon is proud to be able to deliver a whole of mine service including mine development, ground support, production drilling and blasting, loading and trucking, shotcreting and paste fill reticulation from May 2021. The Gwalia mine is the cornerstone of Leonora operations and has strong margins supported by good grades and a focus on costs and returns. The site has a track record of continuous improvement, with a recently upgraded mine ventilation system, and a previous significant upgrade of the accommodation village that incorporated a number of energy efficient and environmentally friendly initiatives.by good grades and a focus on costs and returns. The site has a track record of continuous improvement, with a recently upgraded mine ventilation system, and a previous significant upgrade of the accommodation village that incorporated a number of energy efficient and environmentally friendly initiatives.

 

The Macmahon Underground team is seeking for a Production Driller and Cablebolter to work FIFO on a choice of roster available, from Perth to project site.

 

You are responsible (but not limited) to the following:

  • Interpret production targets and schedules and work pro-actively to achieve the targets, with Redpath supervisors, within the allotted timeframe
  • Responsible for the whole cable bolting process and ensure that enough raw materials and drill consumables are available on the job site at the start of shift;

 

To be considered for this position you must be able to demonstrate the following;

  • Cablebolt drill experience with Sandvik experience highly regarded;
  • Ability to read and understand cable bolt layouts;
  • Strong knowledge & understanding of ground support standards
  • Valid manual drivers licence

 

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