Drillers FIFO

Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Job Type: Temporary
Industry: Mining, Oil & Gas
Reference: 200011910_1556778786
Salary: Negotiable
Job Published: 2019-05-03 08:57:06 +1000

Who we are:

FT Workforce is a leading Australian owned and operated Recruitment and Labour Hire business with head-quarters in Perth and offices in Karratha, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.

A little about the role:

We are looking for experienced Drilling Plant Operators for shutdown work across various mine sites in SA. Previous experience is a must, along with relevant documentation, at least one reference, and the ability to pass a full physical medical. You will have previous experience assembling, positioning and operating drilling rigs and related equipment to extract ore, liquids or gases from the earth.

Some key tasks may include (but not limited to):

  • dismantling, moving and reassembling drilling rigs and accessory plant
  • taking samples of ore, liquids and gases and packaging them
  • performing minor maintenance and repairs, and lubricating and cleaning plant
  • recording performance details and information obtained from wells, and keeping logs detailing operations
  • operating surface and underground mining plant
  • undertaking development work such as opening up new shafts, drives, air vents, rises and crib rooms
  • positioning explosives in bore holes and priming explosives using detonators and explosive cartridges
  • connecting wires, fuses and detonating cords to explosive cartridges and detonators, and detonating explosives
  • monitoring operation of plant and ensuring safety of other workers on mining sites and during drilling operations
  • operating auxiliary plant such as pumps to expel air, water and mud


In order to be considered you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Relevant Documentation & Certification
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Preferably based in SA
  • Able to pass a full physical medical
  • Available immediately


What we can offer in return:

FT Workforce are experienced and committed to supporting local talent find work within the civil, mining, rail and trades arena and are able to discuss current / upcoming projects you may be interested in working on.

  • We are a national recruitment agency with numerous roles across the country. If you are interested in the above role or would like to discuss other opportunities please visit our website at www.ftworkforce.com.au to register your profile on our database
  • Great rates are offered whilst you're casual and equally as competitive if offered a permanent role within this business