Field Assistant

About Hunter

Hunter Mining & Resources are a recruitment company specialising in permanent placements and contract labour hire for the Mining & Resources sector in WA

All our consultants are professionally accredited with the RCSA (Recruitment and Consulting Services Association) - the leading industry and professional body for the recruitment and the human resources services sector in Australia

We currently have a number of great, active roles to start IMMEDIATELY and also are keen to hear from Field Assistants who are interested in upcoming positions to start in the next few months

As new projects commence and companies start to hire again, make sure you are in consideration for new roles by sending us your CV now.


* Please note - We won't send your details anywhere without talking to you about the role and company first and making sure it's right for you, so your confidentiality is guaranteed



We work with many of Perth's Mining and Exploration companies and have vacancies which are not advertised or given to other recruitment agents to work on.

At present, we are working with clients in a variety of commodities including Gold, Nickel , Copper, Lithium and Iron Ore amongst others.

Some current roles include:

  • Field Assistant - FIFO Perth, 2/1 Roster, Good camp with Dongas, Showers 4G

  • Field Assistant & Senior Field Assistant - Immediate start, 15:13 Roster, RC / Diamond

  • Junior Field Assistant - Iron Ore, 2/2 Roster, Established camp with Dongas / Showers / 4G

  • Field Assistant -Gold, Perth FIFO 2/1 or Kalgoorlie Residential 5/2, ASAP start

  • Field Assistant - Nickel, Perth FIFO 2/1 or Kalgoorlie 5/2, ASAP start

  • Field Assistant - Core work, Pilbara FIFO 2/1, ASAP start

For all roles you will need:

  • Previous experience working as a Field Assistant, Driller or Drillers offsider (essential)

  • Physically fit / able to pass a medical and D&A

  • Drivers licence

  • 4WD Experience / MR licence / HR licence / Forklift / Excavator etc - would be regarded but not essential

  • Australian citizenship / residency /working rights

  • Currently located in Western Australia (#COVID / #HardBorder!)

Experience in one or more of:

  • RC / Air-Core / Diamond Drilling

Whats on offer:

  • Various rosters including 2/1, 15/13, 18/10, 5/2, 8/6, 2/2

  • Great Day rates

  • Fortnightly pay

  • Refer a friend bonus

  • Paid travel days for most roles

  • Short term, long term and permanent roles

  • All meals / accommodation etc

  • Some exciting geological projects and discoveries!

Please click on the 'Apply' button or send your resume for consideration - we will acknowledge every application and call you with any suitable roles

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