Entry Level Drillers Offsiders | WA FIFO | Train to become a Driller

In a physical job and looking to get into mining? | FIFO | Become a Trainee Driller in a year | Earn $110K in your first year | Be onsite in 2 weeks






$35 to $40

Want to become a Driller? We’ll fast track your FIFO career. 

If you’ve got experience in a physical job, like labouring or trade assistant work, get onboard with our Aston Driller Offsider JobFit Challenge, earn $110K in your first year and start your FIFO drilling career in WA.

  • Pass the JobFit Challenge and be on site within 1-2 weeks, working with Australia’s top drilling companies in WA 
  • Sites include: Sunrise Dam, 
  • The rates have just increased – earn over $110K – $120K in your first year
  • Get on the levers and become Trainee Driller in 12 months
  • 8:6, 7:7, 2:1, 2:2 or 3:1 swings available across underground, surface exploration and blast hole drilling
  • You must have full Australian working rights without working restrictions

What does your career in drilling look like:

  • Driller Offsider: $110K + Super
  • Trainee Driller (after 1 year): $130k + Super 
  • Driller Level 1 (after 2 years) : $160k + Super 
  • Driller Level 2 (after 3 years): $180k + Super 
  • Driller Level 3 (after 4 years): $200k + Super 

Duties of an Offsider:

  • Assisting the drillers with rig maintenance
  • Loading and unloading of drill rods
  • Cleaning and measuring of core samples
  • General site maintenance
  • Cleaning the rig


  • Have full Australian working rights without restrictions
  • To be successful for this position, you MUST be able to pass a pre-employment medical and drug & alcohol screen and have the following:
  • Manual labouring experience and be physically fit to cope with the demands of the position.
  • Clean police record to get onto mine sites.
  • Strong commitment to safety.
  • Mechanical aptitude and strong problem-solving skills as you must be able to think on your feet.
  • Be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident.
  • Have a manual C class licence and be willing to get your HR licence.
  • Be willing to put in the hard yards in the training to show you are dedicated to becoming a Driller.
  • Be willing to work away from home for weeks at a time, but on the plus side you get a third of the year at home.

In return you will get:

  • Full training to become a Driller. Think of this as your fast track apprenticeship.
  • Earn 110K + in your first year | $40-45 per hour working 12 hours each day for 14 days straight.
  • The chance to start your career in mining with no experience and earn ­big $$$

If you meet the above requirements and believe this is the opportunity for you, click the “APPLY” button to attend our next Aston Driller Offsider JobFit Challenge

For more information, contact Kesely on (08) 6388-2895 or email kcruz@astonadvantage.com.au