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Driller - Grade 1

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.



Olympic Dam is one of the world’s biggest copper, gold, silver and uranium deposit located in rural South Australia. Macmahon Mining Services is proud to provide specialised drilling services to the underground mine that contains more than 450 kilometres of roads and tunnels.


As a result of expanding our fleet at Olympic Dam, Macmahon are currently looking for Raise Bore Drillers to join our underground Team. Those roles will suit candidates with previous raise drilling experience as well as an experienced Driller Offsiders, who are keen to progress their career forward.

Daily duties will include but are not limited to:

•    Operating a drill rig in a safe manner and in accordance to our standards and procedures 
•    Conducting maintenance checks on the drill and carrying out basic preventative maintenance where required 
•    Active participation in driving a safe and productive culture on site 
•    Reporting all accidents, incidents, hazards and near misses using the correct procedures


Requirements to fulfil the position:  

•    Demonstrated drilling experience, either as a raise bore driller or driller offsider
•    Must be safety driven and be able to follow policies and procedures
•    Hold a current Manual Drivers licence
•    Working at Heights and Confined Spaces tickets 
•    Must be self-motivated, reliable and fit for employment 
•    Excellent work ethic and can work autonomously as well as a part of the team
•    Pass a pre employment medical
•    Provide a Nation Police Check
•    Smoking onsite is prohibited


Benefits working for Macmahon: 

•    Choice of Roster- 2/1 or 2/2
•    Employment Stability
•    Employee Assistant programme
•    Income Protection
•    Salary Packaging 
•    Financial Advice
•    Mental Health Programme
•    Study Assistance
•    Discounts on Health Insurance, Vehicle Servicing & Tyres, Flights and Car Hire



The position offers a competitive remuneration package, challenging work and excellent career development.  There is the opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, dynamic, approachable and friendly team with future prospects within a well reputed organisation.  


Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop. Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.