“An additional 86,000 mining professionals and skilled mine workers [will be needed] by 2020.”

The Minerals Council of Australia



When you join the resource industry, you’re making a smart career move. Drillwest has developed an excellent pay scale and bonuses with opportunity for advancement through the company for all employees to attract and retain the best industry personnel.


“No employer today is independent of those about him. He cannot succeed alone, no matter how great his ability or capital. Business today is more than ever a question of cooperation.”

Orison Swett Marden

Drillwest recognises that the reputation and success of the business is reliant on the skill-set, professionalism and commitment of its employees.  Job satisfaction is high on the agenda for Drillwest management. Not only do we offer good industry rates of pay, we are committed to the continual training and education of our staff to maintain their skills at the highest level.



Employment Opportunities

Drill Fitter

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced drill fitter, based at our workshop in Bellevue. A minimum of 3 years experience troubleshooting, repairing and carrying out scheduled and breakdown maintenance on surface exploration drill rigs and associated support equipment is a necessity. A HR licence is required for this position.


RC/Aircore/Diamond Drillers

Must have a high commitment to safety, excellent communication skills, proven industry experience with a professional and mature outlook. A HR licence is required for these positions.

Preferably applicants will hold: MARCSTA certificate, intermediate first-aid.


Drillers Offsiders

A heavy labouring/mechanically minded/rural background is an advantage. You will need to be hard working, reliable, fit, healthy and willing to work in remote locations. You must also pass a drug screen and pre-employment medical. A HR licence is required for these positions.

Preferably applicants will hold:MARCSTA certificate, intermediate first-aid.

All applications are received in the strictest confidence.

Please complete our online employment form.