Trainee blast hole driller sample job advertisement

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Trainee Blast Hole Driller, Ref: 486A

This is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic go-getter who wants on-the-job training in blast hole drilling. This experience will provide valuable career development and progression for someone who wants to enjoy an exciting career in the mining industry.

Dynamic Drillers is a drilling contracting company which works with some of WA’s largest mining companies. As a trainee with our organisation, you will be joining one of the leading companies in the business.

In this role you will learn various drill and blast functions on various sites over a 12-month period, providing support to the drilling team and promoting a safe working environment while achieving high operational performance. You will operate a variety of blast hole rigs and be required to operate rod trucks, stemming trucks, watercarts and drills, as well as perform other duties as required. All our clients offer competitive hourly rates and excellent accommodation facilities.

You will need to be physically fit and be able to work 12-hour days and nights, in all weather conditions.

This position offers:

  • Excellent potential for career development and training
  • Great base salary and roster (2 weeks on, 1 week off)
  • A view to permanency upon successful completion of a suitable probationary phase
  • Meals and accommodation on site
  • Personal protective equipment

Suitable candidates will:

  • Have an MR or HR driver’s licence
  • Be safety conscious
  • Have previous labouring experience
  • Possess mechanical aptitude and enjoy learning new skills
  • Be physically fit and enjoy hands-on, physically demanding work
  • Be reliable and punctual and able to take direction
  • Have a high tolerance to demanding weather conditions
  • Enjoy working in a team-focused working environment
  • Pass a drug and alcohol screen as well as National Police Clearance

A Senior First Aid Certificate is advantageous.

If this sounds like you, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

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