Our client requires an experienced field technician for a field co-ordinator role

The focus is on providing field based practical, logistical and technical support, data recording and also recommendations to help towards delivering exploration success on Kincora’s copper-gold exploration projects in NSW, all to be done safely and on time.

Team members operate on a drive-in-out (DIDO) basis to site, working a two week-on and one week-off roster, with accommodation also provided whilst at site. 

Expected tasks associated with this role include:

·         Daily diamond drill core processing with accuracy and also at a high standard at the core yard will include, but is not limited to:

o    diamond drill core orientations and core tray mark-ups;

o    recording of drill core recoveries and accurately assessing core loss;

o    drill core photography;

o    cutting and sampling of drill cores;

o    preparation of sample batches and undertaking dispatches to the laboratory.

·         Providing daily exploration core yard data collection uploads to the company database.

·         Assist with the daily reporting of exploration core yard production and field activities.

·         Assist with providing updates once / week via a teleconferencing system about the core yard and field activities in progress.

·         Be available to help guide, advise and/or mentor new field team members.

·         There will also be some liaison required with the landowners during the drill rig movements and also the associated drill site preparation and also rehabilitation post-drill hole completion.

·         Forecast and coordinate stocktakes and inventory of consumables and materials required to execute work.

·         Assist with maintaining housekeeping and organisation of core yard.

·         Manage contractors where necessary and small construction projects.

·         Help to propose productivity and field process improvement opportunities as identified.

·         Actively contribute by way of monitoring and reporting on safety to help ensure personal safety and also the safety of team members and associated contractors.

·         Working respectfully and collaboratively with the exploration team and associated contractors.

·         Assist with other technical and exploration related activities when required by supervisors.

·         A valid driver’s licence will be required for this role.

Other field experiences that are desirable for this role include:

·         Previous experience with diamond drilling programs and the associated drill core processing.

·         Previous experience with reverse circulation and/or aircore drilling programs and the associated sampling procedures.

·         Experience with digital GPS for the surveying of drill hole collars.

·         An interest with computer software (e.g., MS Office: Excel, Word, GIS)

·         A valid first aid certificate.


·         Forklift qualification or other machinery experience. am members.