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JOB TITLE:Cone Penetration Test Operator

JOB TYPE:Full-time

LOCATION:Based in Melbourne - The job role is primarily FIFO work on mines in Queensland and in the Northern Territory. However, the mine work will not be continuous, especially in the wet season, and any gaps in the mine work will be filled by working in our office in Yarraville, Victoria or conducting site work in Victoria and South Australia.

MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend site prestart meetings and inform others of proposed works for day and answer any questions.

  • Prepare and complete JSA/SWMS and take fives, as required.

  • Follow mine site safety requirements, such as fit for work testing.

  • Perform prestart equipment checks. Clean and maintain equipment.

  • Ensure underground services have been cleared prior to any work by having a signed ground opening permit or a signed service indemnity form.

  • Conduct cone penetration tests and other specialist tests as per company procedures.

  • Communicate with clients site engineer to define test requirements and implement scope changes, if required.

  • Process test data on site and issue draft to the client by email.

  • Backup test data to company sever every day.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

There are no specific qualifications required for this role as it is in a highly specialised industry. In house training will be provided for the specialist geotechnical tests.

The following skill and experience are required:

  • Experience and competency will be required in operating hydraulically powered tracked machines often used in the drilling or directional drilling industry.

  • Computer literacy is also essential to operate specialist software to log and process data.

  • Ability to problem solve issues involving hydraulics, electronics and software. Support from other company staff is always available for these issues and the ability to clearly explain issues on site is also required.

  • Understand and are committed to following safe work practices.

These base skills will allow training to be fast tracked providing a quicker transition to the full job role and salary increases.

Job title: Driller
Contract type: Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Drilling Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2022-07-05
Reference: 7094J202213408

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