4x Drillers Offsider | Northern QLD and NT

2:1 Roster






Northern Territory


$32.00 p/h

Aston is recruiting for one of Australia’s drilling contractors for exploration, geotech, waterbore and sampling. They are seeking 4 Driller’s Offsider’s to join the team for their sites in Northern Territory and Northern Queensland.

Due to COVID and the travel restrictions, you will be required to live in QLD or NT to be able to FIFO to site.

To be considered for this position, you must:

  • Be Physically fit and healthy
  • Have good grip strength
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol screen
  • Hold a current Australian manual driver’s licence (preferable a HR)
  • Hold or able to obtain a National Police Clearance
  • Be able to work 12 hour shifts under ground
  • Have full working rights for Australia

As an Offsider, you will support an experienced driller. Duties will include:

  • Acting on the instructions from the driller
  • Pulling rods: loading and unloading drill rods out of feed mechanism in the drill rig
  • Performing pre-starts on all equipment including PPE
  • Cleaning and loading the core
  • Maintain a safe work environment at all times
  • Maintaining the drill rig
  • Digging drains
  • Relocating drill rig

The benefits:

  • Full training to join the underground mining sector
  • 2:1 roster
  • Career pathways to become a qualified driller
  • Permanent employment after 6 months for the right person

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    Sophie McGregor

    Candidate Manager

    0433 225 763