Driller Traineeship

Topdrill is a leading drilling services company based in Kalgoorlie-Boulder. We specialise in Reverse Circulation (RC) and Diamond Drilling (DD) offering FIFO from Perth (we odn not fly from Eastern States) to sites around WA.

As a family run business we like to create a welcoming atmosphere which gives you the opportunity to understand the industry, meet co-workers and make new friends.


The roles and responsibilities through your traineeship include but are not limited to:

  • Accepting and acting on instructions from the driller in a safe and timely manner
  • Pulling rods: loading and unloading drill rods out of the feed mechanism in the drill rig
  • Attending pre-shift meetings and actively participating
  • Performing pre-starts on all equipment using our app based platform
  • Cleaning and loading of Diamond Core or moving samples weighing up to 15kg
  • Learning how to operate the rigs
  • 12 hour shifts


For the right candidate, Topdrill offers:

  • Permanent employment contracts on a 2:1 roster
  • Competitive rates of pay with KPI bonus daily rates
  • Ongoing Career Progression and Training Development opportunities such as Certificate 2,3 & 4 in Drilling
  • Referral Incentives


To be considered for this role you will have the following skills & attributes:

  • Hold as a minimum current Full C class manual licence but HR licence preferred. Preference to applicants willing to get HR learners prior to starting. Info at https://www.transport.wa.gov.au/licensing/heavy-rigid-licence-hr.asp
  • Experienced offsiders and Trainee's highly sought after
  • Be able to provide a clear National Police Clearance and complete a pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol screen
  • A good work ethic (essential)
  • Ability to work within a fast paced, dynamic team environment
  • Have full working rights

Apply through the link on Seek NOW. If you have any questions please email recruitment@topdrill.com.au

Do you have all the above qualifications?