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Raise Drillers- Olympic Dam

  • Olympic Dam Full Time - Permanent
  • Raise Drillers and Offsiders
  • Driller Long Hole
  • Driller - RC Offsider
  • Driller – Multi Purpose
  • Job no: RQTA7
  • Categories: Olympic Dam,

Build Your Career with a Leading Mining Contractor!

Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company delivering an end to end service offering to clients throughout Australia and Southeast Asia. With extensive experience in both surface and underground mining operations, Macmahon offers exciting opportunities for career growth across a range of locations and commodity sectors.

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.

  • Multiple positions available
  • Both 2 weeks on 1 week off and 2 weeks on 2 weeks off rosters on offer
  • Possibility to commute from various Australian capital cities for suitable candidates

As a result of expanding our fleet at Olympic Dam, we 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.

Both 2 weeks on (7dayshifts followed by 7 nightshifts) 1 week on and 2 weeks on (7dayshifts followed by 7 nightshifts) 2 weeks off roster are on offer and there is a possibility for suitable candidates to commute for various Australian capital cities.

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;
  • Installing, assembling and removing the drill rig if required;
  • Preparing the work area and assuring it says safe and clean through the duration of the shift;
  • Conducting maintenance checks on the drill and carrying out basic preventative maintenance where required;
  • Actively participating in improving the safety culture on site; and
  • Reporting all accidents, incidents, hazards and near misses using the correct procedures.

About you:

  • Demonstrated drilling experience, either as a raise bore driller or driller offsider;
  • Willingness to champion our safety culture and commit to our safety values;
  • Excellent work ethic with demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as a part of the team;
  • Working Safely at Heights and Confined Spaces tickets; and
  • Current Drivers Licence.

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

To register your interest, please click the 'Apply Now' and set up a profile in our LiveHire portal with your current CV.

  • Published on 27 Jun 2019, 5:49 AM