Current Opportunity – Drill Rig Operators (Wacol)

Drill Rig Operators (Wacol)

Expression of Interest

Ezyquip Hire specialise in plant and equipment hire solutions for the civil, construction and mining industries throughout Australia. With over 800 pieces of plant and equipment ranging from small excavators to D10 dozers, and with bases in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Roma, Dubbo and Darwin, we are committed to providing cost-effective solutions to the challenges of modern-day earthmoving.

Due to substantial growth and workload within our Wacol branch, we are seeking applications from experienced Drill Rig Operators for an immediate commencement.

Drill Rig Operator

Position Title: Drill Rig Operator
Position Reference: G5021
Direct Report: Branch Manager [G5026], Field Operations Manager [G5025]
Indirect Report(s): Area Manager [G5007]
Responsible For: Drill Offsider [G5023]

Core Objective

The primary responsibility of the Drill Operator is the safe and efficient operation of various items of plant and equipment on EQH and client sites. The Drill Operator is responsible for routine pre-start procedures and maintenance tasks and is responsible for the presentation and appearance of the plant under their operation.

The Drill Operator will act with integrity, honesty and communicate with stakeholders, whether internal or external, in a professional and appropriate manner at all times.



  • Appropriate Plant Operating Tickets (as required for site)
  • Current Construction Industry Blue or White Card
  • Current Drivers Licence – Minimum C Class (Manual)
  • FKG Corporate Induction (Module 1)
  • FKG Site Induction (Module 2)
  • FKG Manual Handling Induction
  • FKG Vehicle Management Induction
  • Site Specific Inductions (if applicable)


  • Vocational qualifications in civil construction (e.g. Certificate III Civil Construction – Plant)
  • HR Class Drivers Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Workplace Health and Safety Qualifications
  • Santos Level 1 and Eastern Queensland Inductions
  • Origin Energy Contractor Induction
  • Electrical Industry Generic Induction
  • Operate Vehicles in the field – 4WD Driver Competency



Extensive experience in plant operation and civil works
Lo-drill and soilmec experience
Experience in ‘cast in place’ piles
Bridge building experience
Understanding of civil construction
Well developed communication skills
Pride in work and a positive approach to all tasks
Demonstrated commitment to safety
Basic maintenance skills for completion of standard maintenance tasks


Previous experience in construction dams, subdivisions, substations and other civil developments
Intermediate to advanced mechanical skills
Experience with sheet piling

Ezyquip Hire offers a superior range of benefits and employee opportunities focused on supporting healthy, well balanced people. For your opportunity to be part of a truly diverse, supportive organisation that believes its people provide the platform to its success, apply now or contact for more information.