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Job Highlights

  • 10.5 hour shifts

  • Monday to Friday roster: Days & Nights

  • Residential Position

About our client

Whitehaven Coal is Australia's largest independent coal producer and the leading coal producer in North West New South Wales.

About the role

The Driller will be responsible for operating Blast Hole Drills safely, effectively and efficiently, to meet production schedules whilst ensuring that they contribute to maintaining a safe work environment, through actively participating in safety management practices & processes.

  • This is a residential position, you must live within the fatigue zone (100km radius) or be willing to relocate

  • Family friendly Monday to Friday roster

  • 10.5 hr days

  • OT shifts available

  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm

  • An opportunity to join a diverse and inclusive leading edge business.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • You will operate SKF60's & CAT SKSW Rotary Blast Hole Drill Rigs.

  • Ability to work a rotating roster

Skills & Experience

  • Candidates will ideally have a minimum of 12 months mine drilling experience within the coal industry.

  • Locally based, or willing to relocate to the area;

  • Positive and team-focused;

  • Strongly committed to safety, the environment and our community;

  • Working to ensure the highest personal standards of behaviour and discipline at all times.

About Gunnedah

Gunnedah is the hub of the Basin. The local's genuine smiles and the natural beauty of the landscape paint a picture of rural country Australia with a great variety of shopping, dining and entertainment venues. More information is available

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

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Recruitment Coordinator: Katie Patrick
Contact email:

Reference number: 7220J20201475

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Driller
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional NSW - Tamworth & North West NSW, Regional New South Wales
Industry: Drilling Mining, Oil & Gas
Job expiry: 2020-12-20
Reference: 7220J20201475