Drilling Field Supervisor - Underground

Location: Forrestfield Western Australia Posted Date: February 8, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 10739BR Careermine Job Id: 1833206
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Drilling Field Supervisor - Underground

Job Description:

Boart Longyear is the world's leading provider of drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies globally.

We are currently looking for an experienced Underground Diamond Drill Supervisor to join our team. Candidates with a demonstrated history of working to strict safety and quality standards in a Management capacity are strongly encouraged to apply. Experience with Underground Diamond Drilling is essential.

The successful applicant will be well presented with a mature attitude towards safety and possess a strong team-leadership focus. A passion for drilling and a hard working attitude is essential. This position is based on a two weeks on/one week off fly-in fly-out roster out of Perth, servicing operations in the Western Australia. Boart Longyear offers ongoing training and developmental opportunities as well as competitive salary and bonus scheme.

About the Role:
  • Provide ongoing coaching to develop your team.
  • Address any performance or conduct issues as they arise in a timely and respectful manner.
  • Co-ordinate and allocate work as required to meet drilling plans and run rates in the most cost effective/efficient way while meeting safety compliance requirements, including the co-ordination of relief team members as required.
  • Complete and approve daily rig reports to send to contracts administrators for payroll and client invoicing requirements.
  • Provide technical advice to staff to effectively manage rig operations.
  • Conduct daily shift meetings.
  • Ensuring mechanical availability of assets through basic maintenance, reporting process, and effective prestart and preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Liaise with the Project Leader regarding the progress of the drilling program.
  • Safety leadership and assisting team members with the development of thorough risk assessments, critical control verifications and job safety analysis. All operations must be conducted in line with relevant legislation, standards, work practices and awards.
  • Conduct reviews of employee performance in line with overall organisational strategy and development.
  • Participate in drilling Contractor toolbox meetings and Geology safety meetings to ensure that all relevant successes and opportunities for improvement are effectively communicated, and that feedback from the Contractor is registered and actioned upon where necessary.
  • Report all safety hazards or workplace injury/illness to the client and management immediately.
  • Lead investigations of all incidents / hazard management issues that occur in the work area and on shift and ensure effective corrective actions are identified, implemented and monitored in a timely and productive manner.
  • Liaise closely with key stakeholders within the Company to ensure that lessons are captured and issues are shared and escalated. Required Skills & Experience:
  • Extensive drilling experience at a Supervisory level (minimum of three years).
  • Proven leadership ability.
  • Underground Diamond Drilling experience essential.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Good communication skills – written and oral. The successful candidate must be able to develop and maintain strong transparent relationships with our client base and key stakeholders.
  • Ability to provide an Australian National Police Clearance (within the last six months).
  • Ability to pass a Boart Longyear Pre-Employment Medical, including a Drug and Alcohol Screen.
  • Benefits:
  • Boart Longyear is one of the world’s leading providers of drilling products and services. Our integration of Global Product Engineering, Manufacturing and Services ensures we are leveraging our resources effectively to safety deliver growth. Our workforce integration guarantees support and effective communication across all our functions. We offer excellent ongoing training and development opportunities, and create career pathways for our employees.This role offers an attractive remuneration package, with a competitive salary plus bonus scheme.Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to join a dynamic drilling operation that recognises achievement and offers genuine career opportunities.If you are interested in this career opportunity, please apply now!

Auto req ID: 10739BR
Job Code: 250011 Drilling Field Supervisor 1.10.Hourly
Function: Drilling Services
Region (Business Group): APAC
Country: Australia
State/Province: Western Australia
City: Forrestfield