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Work type: Fixed Term Fulltime
Location: Cape Preston
Categories: Operations

CITIC Pacific Mining is the developer and operator of the Sino Iron project, a world class magnetite processing operation at Cape Preston, 100km south west of Karratha in Western Australia.

An industrial megaproject, Sino Iron is already the largest magnetite mining, processing and export operation in Australia, shipping a premium concentrate product to overseas steel mills. Dedicated infrastructure includes the concentrator area, port facilities, a combined-cycle gas-fired power station, desalination plant and 30km slurry pipeline.

With a mine life of more than 30 years, Sino Iron heralds a new downstream industry for Western Australia, delivering significant socio-economic benefits to the community for decades to come.

The Opportunity

CITIC Pacific Mining is currently looking for an experienced Driller to join our Cape Preston Operations Team. This position offers a 2/1 continuous shift roster FIFO from Perth. 

The Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Drill & Blast Supervisor, this role is responsible for the safe operation of DTH drill rigs and ensuring quality blast holes are drilled whilst working within the drill & blast team to achieve and exceed safety and production targets.

The Requirements

We are seeking applications from safety conscious individuals with significant experience in DTH and Rotary drill rigs, with Operation of SKF-15 series and large hole rotary drills is highly desirable. Hard rock drilling exposure would be an advantage.

Personally, you will have great communication skills, be a team player and also be able to work autonomously.

A current WA Drivers Licence is essential, with an HR licence being highly regarded. A current Dangerous Goods Security Card (DGSC) is also a requirement.

  • A copy of all current qualifications / licences must be provided at the time of interview.
  • Indigenous applicants strongly encouraged to apply.

The Application

Short listing for this position will commence immediately. To enable us to process your application as quickly as possible simply click on the "apply" button below.

Please note: it is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.

Candidates represented by agencies will not be considered for this position. 

Direct applications are welcome to apply.

CITIC Pacific Mining is committed to equal opportunity and believes every employee has the right to carry out their work in an environment that promotes job satisfaction and maximizes performance. The strength of the company and its growth plans provides exciting and challenging career and personal opportunities

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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