Drillers Offsider Traineeship

Topdrill is a leading drilling services company based in Kalgoorlie-Boulder but operating across Western Australia. We specialise in Reverse Circulation (RC) and Diamond Drilling (DD).

We currently have opportunities for traineeships for Drillers Offsiders - offering on the job training and Certificate II in Drilling.

This is your chance to enter a traineeship and obtain a Cert II and Cert III in Drilling operations, progressing to a Cert IV Senior Driller and running your own crew! Your career starts now!

  • The roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Acting on instructions from the driller
  • Pulling rods: loading and unloading drill rods out of the feed mechanism in the drill rig
  • Cleaning and loading of Diamond Core or moving samples weighing up to 15kg
  • Performing pre-starts on all equipment using our app based platform

Previous Offsiding experience is not essential, but you must have had previous labouring experience and hold a valid HR Drivers Licence (or obtain within 3 months).

About you:

  • Enjoy working outdoors in a physically active role
  • Ideally have previous labouring, trades, construction or farming experience
  • Hold as a minimum, a current C class manual licence (HR preferred and must be obtained within 3 months)
  • Be able to provide a clear NPC, pass a pre-employment medical and regular drug & alcohol tests
  • A good work ethic (essential)
  • Ability to work within a fast paced, dynamic team environment
  • Be willing and able to obtain Working at Heights, Fork Lift Licence and First Aid certification
  • Have full working rights

Please note:

  • We offer 2:1 or 4:2 rosters currently
  • Positions are offered either from Perth FIFO to various sites in WA or residential Kalgoorlie-Boulder locals
  • All rosters are negotiable to suit your current lifestyle and/ or work-life balance
  • Roles require you work on remote mine sites across WA and numerous mine sites from the base of Kalgoorlie-Boulder
  • Candidates need to understand the nature of the work is physical and be prepared to work in hot, dusty and humid conditions
Apply Now For Drillers Offsider Traineeship
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