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Entry-Level Drillers Offsider


Western Australia, Australia

Job Type:

Probation to Permanent



We've noticed that there are some new kids on the block in the drilling recruitment space. So, we're here to remind you why you should be coming to see Itch Mining + Drilling if you're looking for opportunities in the industry:
We offer a range of roster options!
We can guarantee you a PERMANENT job upon completion of your probation with us!
We have Competitive Pay Rates!
We can help you get all the relevant tickets through our Training Assistance Program. Valued at up to $3000 we have helped people get their HR licence, Working at heights ticket, 4WD training, first aid cert and more!
Access to employee assistance and FIFO wellbeing programs
Our clients are industry leaders; they're not going anywhere, and neither is your job!
We are WA Owned and Operated by a team of experienced recruiters who know the drilling industry like the back of their hand, because they’ve been out on the rigs and done the work!

The perks of this role are absolutely second to none:
Earn up to $6720 in your first swing! (Are you buying a jet ski or a dirt bike first?)
Entry Level and Experienced Opportunities
2:1 roster, giving you plenty of time to play with your new toys!
Working on Pilbara mine sites with access to some of the best amenities in the mining sector! Such as a gym, En-Suite rooms with Wi-Fi and TV, general store, bar, and a dining room with chefs. (No caravans or swags with these guys.)
Becoming a driller’s offsider could be the start of your career. Starting as ‘Driller’s Assistant 1’ and working through your Certificate II and III in drilling over the next few years (paid for by your employer!!). Moving up the ranks to ‘Driller’s Assistant 2’, then ‘Trainee Driller’ and finally becoming a qualified Driller (these guys earn around $150-250k per year!)


At a minimum we NEED you to have the following:
- At least 3 months in a labour-intensive background
- A National Police Clearance (Or know you will pass one without any nasty surprises for us)
- Be a WA resident with Australian work rights
- High level of physical fitness. (You will be put through your paces in our testing room)
- The ability to pass a pre-employment medical and pass a drug and alcohol test

These qualifications are highly regarded, but not necessary:
- A HR-Licence
- Working at Heights ticket
- First Aid Certificate
- 4WD Training
- Forklift Ticket


Our preferred resume format is MS Word.

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