Gnomic Exploration Services

Field Assistants

Level: Site: Type: Experience:

5 jobs found.


Core yard field assistant

near Cloncurry

Core yard fieldy  on going until end July 2018 for the right person.


  • Maintaining drill core records as received from the Underground Departments.
  • Core Mark Up – one (1) metre intervals, cut lines, core loss and orientated core.
  • Core tray mark up with drillhole details and metal tags .
  • Logging of Rock Quality Designation (RQD) into Acquire database.
  • Specific Gravity (SG) and point load testing.
  • Diamond drill core photography
  • Cutting of diamond drill core for sampling– Manual and automatic (Almonte) core saw.
  • Sample dispatch.
  • Database management

Field Assistants x 2

Atherton Tablelands

A field assistant with a broad experience level in all facets of core yard and sampling duties.

A current manual drivers licence is essential and other certification and licences such as fork lift and XRF would be highly considered. 

The successful person must pass a drug and alcohol test prior to commencement of the contract.

The job is to start ASAP, potentially until end 2018, after an initial probabionary period.  with the Cairns or Atherton Tablelands based people are preferred.  The roster is 9/5, changing to an 8/6 in the near future. Accommodation and meals are provided at the clients mine village.
Duties include: core cutting, mark up, orientation, sampling, photography, core yard housekeeping and general field duties.


Field Assistants x 2

near Weipa QLD

Personnel required:

Field Assistant (x2) – general work associated with geological sampling on an air core drilling rig, pegging drill sites, driving 4WD’s, loading and packing samples.

Essential Qualifications:

4WD and recovery training, G1 risk management, Senior first aid and CPR, Fire Extinguisher training, Previous experience working outdoors doing 12 hour shifts, Good level of fitness to complete repetitive manual handling tasks

Preferred Qualifications:

HR truck licence, High risk fork lift licence, HSE qualification, Experience with working in a small team

Work Scope:

Planned starting date is early June 2018 for approximately 4 months duration, Roster will be 14/7, FIFO from either Brisbane , Townsville or Cairns; Daily activities from 6am to 6pm (12 hours); Meals, accommodation and travel to and from site provided; Previous experience sampling on an air core drilling rig is preferred; Good all round practical skills required; Mostly repetitive manual handling tasks involved


Experienced core processing field technician Position Filled

Upper Gascoyne WA

An experienced field technician with hands-on experience in all aspects of core processing - recovery, RQD, orientation, mark up etc for a project in WA.


 Perth based people preferred. Basic but comfortable exploration camp provided.


Experienced field assistant Position Filled

Northern Territory

An experienced field assistant is required for exploration project work in the Northern Territory and near Mt Isa for the 2018 field season.

Experience in all facets of core processing, camp housekeeping and field exploration is essential.

The successful candidate will need to be medically cleared prior to commencement of the contract.