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Diamond driller

Advertiser: FlexiDRILL LTDMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
11 Jun 2019
Otago, Rest of Otago
Work Type
Full Time
Mining, Resources & Energy, Mining - Exploration & Geoscience

About the business and the role

We develop very cool - world first drilling technologies as part of a strategic alliance with a rapidly growing global company.

We are needing an energetic, enthusiastic driller to set up and run a test site, with the focus on testing innovative down hole technologies for the mineral exploration industry.  

This will be a dynamic - fast moving roll within a fun, friendly, team environment   


Job tasks and responsibilities

Bench mark world first exploration technologies against industry standards

Help develop safe and efficient operating procedures

Maintain accurate drill logs and provide feedback to the design engineers.

Have input into product development with our engineering development team.



Skills and experience

This exciting position requires a "can do" attitude and experience in the mineral exploration industry, primarily with diamond core drilling. 

You will be organised, mechanically minded, and enjoy working outdoors.

Good communication skills, the ability to think outside the square and a sense of humour are a must.







Job benefits and perks

  • A competitive salary will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
  • As our drilling expert there is the potential for travel to assist with product commissioning
  • The test site is within an easy 40 minute commute of either Dunedin, or Oamaru - both provide an excellent lifestyle, affordable housing and excellent schooling. 


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Which of the following drilling methods are you experienced with?
  • Are you willing to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening?
  • Have you completed a qualification in drilling operations?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a manager / team lead?

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