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Raise Bore Driller

Build Your Career with a Leading Mining Contractor!


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.



  • Multiple positions across our Australian projects
  • Both 2 weeks on 1 week off and 2 weeks on 2 weeks off rosters are on offer 
  • Possibility to commute from various Australian capital cities for suitable candidates 
  • Anyone who signs on with Macmahon and passes probation will receive $1500
  • Also anyone who refers a UG Driller and is hired (passes probation) gets $2000


Macmahon are seeking Raise Bore Drillers to join our  Team on both 2/1 and 2/2 rosters. This role will suit candidates with previous raise drilling experience as well as experienced Driller Offsiders, who are keen to progress their career forward. 


Macmahon encourages diversity and we are seeking motivated candidates who are looking for a career in drilling.


What the role involves:


  • Operating a drill rig in a safe manner and in accordance to our standards and procedures;
  • Working closely with your crew members to carry out all tasks associated with Raisedrilling;
  • Preparing the work area and assuring it stays safe and clean through the duration of the shift; 
  • 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; and
  • Long contract life with track record of extension.


About yourself: 


  • Demonstrated drilling experience on Surface and Underground mine sites, either as a raise bore driller or driller offsider; 
  • Experience mobile equipment such as CAT 930 and Volvo L120 Integrated Tool Carriers
  • Willingness to champion our safety culture and commit to our values; 
  • Excellent work ethic with demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as a part of a team; and
  • Have a can-do attitude.


To be considered for this position you must have:


  • Working Safely at Heights and a current First Aid ticket;
  • Valid Manual Australian Drivers Licence; and
  • Current National Police Clearance.



Macmahon also offer:


  • Career development programs;
  • Dedicated lifestyle, financial and mental health support; 
  • Salary sacrifice options for self-funded interstate FIFO travel, airport parking or a car with a novated lease;
  • Discounts to 100’s of major retailers including discounted health insurance; and
  • Income protection insurance.


As a part of the recruitment process for this role you will be required to complete a pre-employment medical, inclusive of laboratory drug and alcohol screen and complete a criminal history and qualification checks.