Blast Hole Driller

Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara

MACA  is a mining, civil construction and road infrastructure company. With a team of over a thousand industry-experienced personnel, we offer contract mining, civil earthworks, road asset management, crushing and screening and material haulage solutions.

Our hands-on approach is what makes us different to other contractors in the industry. We strive to be the best by investing in people, understanding our clients' needs and sourcing reliable and quality equipment.

MACA currently require the support of a highly capable, suitably experienced and safety focused Driller to join our team.

Working a 2:1 roster, the Driller will be responsible for meeting drilling targets and ensuring that drilling is executed safely and in a timely manner.

Your responsibilities for the role will include but are not limited to;

  • Checking and changing consumables and greasing drill rig safely using correct manual handling techniques.
  • Achieves budget pen rate consistently and in a safe manner.
  • Ensure drill pressures are set to minimise consumable usage and ware.
  • Operate Drills within OEM specifications and recommendations
  • Drill logs, time sheets and other paperwork are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Blast holes are drilled accurately according to the blast design.
  • Touching up mark ups and dipping holes safely using correct manual handling techniques and in a timely manner.
  • Assisting shotfirers where required.
  • Carry out any other tasks as directed by the Drill and Blast Supervisor.

To be successful in this role, you will possess;

  • 2+ years' experience in blast hole drilling with the use of CAT or GD 5000 drill rigs
  • HR Licence
  • Experience in open cut mining operations
  • High attention to detail
  • Commitment to safety in the workplace

If you believe that you have the above skills, drive, energy and a "Can Do" attitude please apply now.

Please ensure that your application includes a brief cover letter with your resume.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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