UNDERGROUND MINING EXCELLENCE

Careers at Barminco

About Barminco:Barminco is part of the Ausdrill Group, an ASX 200 company and Australia's second largest integrated mining services provider.  We are a global leader in hard rock underground mining services.  Together with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we employ more than 3,000 people in operations across Australia, India and Africa - in Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania and Burkina Faso. We will grow to >3,500 employees in 2019 as AUMS ramps up at the Obuasi Mine in Ghana.Our values of Safety, Integrity and Excellence are the cornerstone of everything we do. Our purpose is to create value for mine owners and we are absolutely focused on delivering for our customers. Our vision is to be the world's leading hard rock underground mining services provider.Our capability is critical to our success - we are looking for people who are talented, share our core values and are as committed to creating value for our clients as we are.The Project:In line with our continued growth, Barminco has successfully been awarded the underground mining services contract with Regis Resources at the Rosemont Gold Project, located 130km north of Laverton in the Goldfields region of Western Australia.Barminco are actively sourcing suitably experienced Long Hole Drillers to join our site based operations team and to be a part of this project startup.Regis recently approved expansion of the mine to an underground operation located directly below the current Rosemont open pit, with Barminco to perform development and production work at the underground deposits. The new project will commence operations in early March. We are ideally seeking multi-skilled operators for this new project.Working with Barminco will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career, while working alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.The Opportunity:We are seeking suitably experienced Underground Long Hole Operators on a 7/7 roster from Perth, W.A.Reporting to the Shift Supervisor you will be required to carry out underground production drilling of various sized holes, and other tasks as directed by your Shift Supervisor.Duties and Responsibilities:Accurately drill a series of Long holes to a design pattern using a mechanised drill.Read and accurately follow mine instruction plans with skill and precision ensuring holes are drilled to design line, gradient and profile.Communicate with surveyors, geologists and engineers to optimise drill patterns and metres.Set up and troubleshoot on Long Hole Drill rigs, specifically on the Sandvik rigs.Comply with relevant Mines Safety and Inspection Act and RegulationsMust carry out standard work place inspection practices and procedures and prepare the areas for drilling, charging or scraping in accordance with mine safety procedures. Minimum Requirements:‘C’ Class Drivers Licence.Previous experience working as a Long Hole DrillerMinimum of 5 years’ experience in the Underground Mining Industry.Knowledge of Underground Mining Practices and the efficient operation of an Underground Long Hole Machine.Ability to work autonomously/independently with limited supervision;Demonstrated abilities to work within a team environment;Commitment to safety.If you have the necessary skills, drive and experience to be an asset to Barminco’s Rosemont Operations Team, we welcome your interest and encourage you to apply.Your interest and experience can be expressed by emailing your resume directly to chelsea.raffan@barminco.com.au OR clicking on the 'Apply Now' button below. Only applications with a current Resume attached will be considered. Australia - WA Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance

Long Hole Operator

  • Be part of the team at a new underground mine site
  • Permanent Positions - FIFO from Perth on 7:7 Roster
  • Multi skilled workforce required

About Barminco:

Barminco is part of the Ausdrill Group, an ASX 200 company and Australia's second largest integrated mining services provider.  We are a global leader in hard rock underground mining services.  Together with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we employ more than 3,000 people in operations across Australia, India and Africa - in Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania and Burkina Faso. We will grow to >3,500 employees in 2019 as AUMS ramps up at the Obuasi Mine in Ghana.

Our values of Safety, Integrity and Excellence are the cornerstone of everything we do. Our purpose is to create value for mine owners and we are absolutely focused on delivering for our customers. Our vision is to be the world's leading hard rock underground mining services provider.

Our capability is critical to our success - we are looking for people who are talented, share our core values and are as committed to creating value for our clients as we are.

The Project:

In line with our continued growth, Barminco has successfully been awarded the underground mining services contract with Regis Resources at the Rosemont Gold Project, located 130km north of Laverton in the Goldfields region of Western Australia.

Barminco are actively sourcing suitably experienced Long Hole Drillers to join our site based operations team and to be a part of this project startup.

Regis recently approved expansion of the mine to an underground operation located directly below the current Rosemont open pit, with Barminco to perform development and production work at the underground deposits. The new project will commence operations in early March. We are ideally seeking multi-skilled operators for this new project.

Working with Barminco will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career, while working alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.

The Opportunity:

We are seeking suitably experienced Underground Long Hole Operators on a 7/7 roster from Perth, W.A.

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor you will be required to carry out underground production drilling of various sized holes, and other tasks as directed by your Shift Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurately drill a series of Long holes to a design pattern using a mechanised drill.
  • Read and accurately follow mine instruction plans with skill and precision ensuring holes are drilled to design line, gradient and profile.
  • Communicate with surveyors, geologists and engineers to optimise drill patterns and metres.
  • Set up and troubleshoot on Long Hole Drill rigs, specifically on the Sandvik rigs.
  • Comply with relevant Mines Safety and Inspection Act and Regulations
  • Must carry out standard work place inspection practices and procedures and prepare the areas for drilling, charging or scraping in accordance with mine safety procedures.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence.
  • Previous experience working as a Long Hole Driller
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Underground Mining Industry.
  • Knowledge of Underground Mining Practices and the efficient operation of an Underground Long Hole Machine.
  • Ability to work autonomously/independently with limited supervision;
  • Demonstrated abilities to work within a team environment;
  • Commitment to safety.

If you have the necessary skills, drive and experience to be an asset to Barminco’s Rosemont Operations Team, we welcome your interest and encourage you to apply.

Your interest and experience can be expressed by emailing your resume directly to chelsea.raffan@barminco.com.au OR clicking on the 'Apply Now' button below. 

Only applications with a current Resume attached will be considered.