Entry Level Drillers Offsider | QLD FIFO/DIDO | Train to become a driller

Start your FIFO mining career | Be on site within 2 weeks from completing the JobFit Challenge | Earn over 100K in your first year 




MINE | Drilling




$35 to $40 per hour

Are you a labourer or TA looking for your next step into FIFO? Get onboard with our Aston Driller Offsider JobFit™  Challenge earn great money and kick start your FIFO drilling career.

  • Pass the induction and be on site within 2 weeks, working with Australia’s top drilling companies in Queensland
  • Local roles, DIDO and FIFO in QLD
  • FIFO from QLD to WA, NSW and NT  
  • Earn over 100K in your first year and become a Trainee Driller in 12 months
  • 8:6, 7:7, 2:1 or 3:1 swings available across underground, surface exploration and blast drilling

What does your career in drilling look like:

  • Driller Offsider: $100K + Super
  • Trainee Driller (after 1 year): $120k + Super 
  • Driller Level 1 (after 2 years) : $140k + Super 
  • Driller Level 2 (after 3 years): $160k + Super 
  • Driller Level 3 (after 4 years): $180k + Super 


  • To be successful for this position, you MUST be able to pass a pre-employment medical and drug & alcohol screen and have the following:
  • Manual labouring experience and be physically fit to cope with the demands of the position.
  • Clean police record to get onto mine sites.
  • Strong commitment to safety.
  • Mechanical aptitude and strong problem-solving skills as you must be able to think on your feet.
  • Be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident.
  • Have a manual C class licence, no restrictions and be willing to get your HR licence.
  • Be willing to put in the hard yards in the training to show you are dedicated to becoming a Driller.
  • Be willing to work away from home for weeks at a time, but on the plus side you get a third of the year at home.

In return you will get:

  • Full training to become a driller. Think of this as your apprenticeship.
  • Earn 100K + in your first year | $35 – $40 per hour working 12 hours each day for 14 days straight.
  • The chance to start your career in mining with no experience and earn ­big $$$

If you meet the above requirements and believe this is the opportunity for you, click the “APPLY” button to attend our next Aston JobFit™ Challenge.

For more information, contact Trent on 0432 706 778  or email tharbour@astonadvantage.com.au