Drillers Offsider BSS - Olympic Dam

Date:  20 Nov 2023

Roxby Downs, SA, AU, 5725

Company:  Ventia

Ventia are currently recruiting Driller Offsider – Backfill Support Services (BSS) Operators to join our exceptional operations team for our current projects at Olympic Dam.


This is a fantastic entry level opportunity for applicants who are seeking a career in the drilling industry. This experience will provide valuable career development and progression within Australia’s Number one drilling company.


The role is offered as 2 weeks on / 2 weeks off roster. Flights from Adelaide to Roxby Downs (return) are included. We also include accommodation. 


Duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Operating machinery conducting earthwork operations.
  • Executing Traffic Management Plans.
  • Assisting with drill rig operations and moves.
  • Setting up / pack up for crane lifts.


Suitable candidates will:

  • Hold a current HR driver’s licence.
  • A current First Aid certificate.
  • Front End Loader ticket.
  • Candidates with the following skills/qualifications will be highly regarded: Crane, Basic Rigging, Dogman, Backhoe, Forklift. 
  • Be safety conscious.
  • Have previous labouring experience.
  • Possess mechanical aptitude and enjoy learning new skills.
  • Be reliable and punctual and able to take direction.
  • Have a high tolerance to demanding weather conditions.
  • Enjoy working in a team-focused working environment.


About Ventia
Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.


Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.


To Apply
Click Apply and forward your CV along with a cover letter outlining your experience. 
Position Reference Number: 156146

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