Current Opportunities

Drillers Offsider

Newcastle / Lower Hunter Valley, NSW

The Role

Ground Test is looking for diligent, committed and motivated Geotechnical Drillers to join our team. Work will vary across the Hunter Valley, regional NSW and occasionally, interstate.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform geotechnical drilling operations to recover samples (soil and rock) as required
  • Conduct inspections of equipment, maintenance and cleaning of equipment
  • Supervise and train offsiders
  • Record keeping for projects including inductions, daily drilling reports and drill logs

The successful candidates will possess:

  • A current MR or HR driving licence is a must;
  • Knowledge and proven application of workplace health and safety protocols;
  • Physically fit and strong - you will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical check);
  • Enthusiastic learner with a positive, can-do attitude;
  • High level of imitative and flexibility;
  • Sound communication skills and demonstrated team player;
  • Availability for any day or night work and as required
  • Enjoy working outdoors in rural and occasionally, remote locations;
  • Demonstrated experience in a construction, manufacturing or mining environment that requires a high level of safety awareness is favourable;
  • WHS White Card is advantageous.

To apply:

If you have the prerequisites for this position, please submit your resume and covering letter.

Please note that only people with Australian work rights will be considered and shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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