Operator - Long Hole Driller 1

Long Hole Driller

Operating the Long Hole Drill to safely meet production targets. This role provides you with an opportunity join the underground team, our Mungari Gold Mine Operation has a great life of mine, and positive and safe team environment.

  • Roster: 7:7
  • Immediate Start on offer, Residential, FIFO or DIDO opportunities
  • Join a growing company as we expand our underground mining operations
  • Attractive salary package + quarterly bonus

About us

Evolution Mining is a leading, growth-focused globally relevant gold company. We were created in late 2011 and operate five wholly owned mines across Australia and Ontario, Canada. In addition, we hold an economic interest in the Ernest Henry copper-gold mine in Queensland.

We are committed to supporting the communities in which we operate, with local applicants encouraged to apply.

About the role

The Long Hole Driller is to drill production holes, working cooperatively with management to develop operational plans and ensuring that drilling operators and other personnel follow safety standards.

Key result areas in this role include:

  • Working closely with Engineers to ensure all production drill procedures and drill plans are followed
  • Operating Sandvik Solo Production Drill machinery safely, competently and efficiently
  • Manage drill site location preparation logistics.

About our Operation

Our Mungari gold operation is both open pit and underground, located 20km west of Kalgoorlie and 600km east of Perth in Western Australia. Being a residential mine, our employees go home every night, with many living in the local community of Kalgoorlie. Throughout the year there are many cultural and community events to enjoy and for families there are several schools, parks and sporting clubs. Our lifestyle friendly rosters give our employees a great work-life balance.

About you

As an Underground Long Hole Driller you will have 2+ years of underground drill operation experience. It is also important that you have/can demonstrate: 


  • Site based Long Hole Drilling ticket. Bogger certificate would also be advantageous.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in an underground mine and general mine services, such as Truck, Service Crew, Charge Up, Loader Operations and Long Hole Drilling.
  • High regard for health & safety
  • Self-motivated with sound problem solving skills
  • A team player

Closing date: 14 November 2021

We thank you for taking the time of submitting your application. For more information, you can contact amanda.gallagher@evolutionmining.com, or phone 0437 790 694.

As part of the application process, Evolution will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role.