Are you thinking of a new career in drilling?
Consider joining our team for a highly-rewarding career that allows you to learn on the job, gives you the opportunity to travel and earn a fantastic wage.


Applying for work with Deepcore Drilling


What Do We Offer?

  • Full Time Employment Contracts

  • 2+1 Rosters (travel provided)

  • A competitive day rate

  • On-The-Job Training

  • A Variety of underground and surface drilling contracts across Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales, Tasmania and Papua New Guinea

  • A fully-maintained fleet, including the latest in underground mobile rigs, the Boart Longyear MDR700

  • A supportive and team-focused culture

What Do I Need to Apply?

Deepcore Drilling requires that all applicants possess the following requirements, prior to commencing:

  • C-Class Manual Driver’s Licence (min)

  • Current First Aid/CPR
    (within 6 months)

  • Current National Police Clearance
    (within 1 month)

  • Evidence of Australian Work Rights

Why Drilling?

A career in drilling can be highly rewarding.

Daily activities include physically-demanding work, assisting the Driller with rods and removing/cleaning core samples.

Crews work 12-hour day/night shifts, in remote locations, on/around mine sites, on the surface, or underground.

Start your career as a Driller’s Offsider and see where your career can take you!

Full, on-the-job training is provided, including recognised drilling qualifications (commencing post probation).



Is My Background Suitable?

There are a few things to consider before applying for a role as a Driller’s Offsider with Deepcore: 

  • Do I have a positive, supportive attitude toward team work? 

  • Have I worked in industries where my own safety, and the safety of others, is paramount? 

  • Am I comfortable with working 2-weeks on, 1-week off, doing 12-hour shift work? 

  • Have I worked remotely, or worked shift work previously? 

  • Do I feel comfortable working at heights, or in an underground environment? 

  • Am I able to pass a comprehensive pre-employment medical, to ensure I am physically fit to complete the work safely? 



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