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Oil & Gas
Directional Drilling
Crews Required

Oil & Gas Drilling


AJ Lucas Services Pty Ltd is a pioneer in the Australian horizontal directional drilling industry. 

Over 60 years, in each market, our multi-disciplined teams have earned a reputation for innovative solutions and reliable project delivery.

This is an opportunity to work with the original AJ Lucas team with potential for ongoing work in energy and infrastructure drilling and pipelines. 

Candidate Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience working in remote areas and on a FIFO roster (Essential)

  • Relevant Drilling Experience 

  • Construction White Card (Essential)

  • Current RII Competencies & relevant experience for Ticketed Operators (e.g. Excavator, Bobcat)

  • HR and/or semi-trailer licenses an advantage

  • The Snowy 2.0 project requires a pre-employment medical examination, mandatory police check and being fully COVID vaccinated

What's on offer

FIFO out of Brisbane, Melbourne, or Sydney

  • Flexible Rosters (14/14 or sometimes 7/7)

  • 12-hour shift (24hr continuous operations) with allowances


Positions Available

Drillers / Assistant Drillers 

  • Experience of directional drilling using a rotary steerable system desirable, but not essential


Rig Managers / Night Tool Pushers

  • Demonstrated capability in rig management or site drilling leadership 

  • Responsibility for coordination and support to all drilling operations

  • Demonstrated HSE leadership skills

  • Reporting and documentation capability


Senior Rig Hands / Offsiders 

  • Reporting to Rig Superintendent/Night Tool Pusher.

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities

  • Capable of organising rig site activities

Mud Men 

  • Demonstrated experience with drilling fluid systems

  • Cable of sole responsibility of drilling fluid control

Excavator Operators 

  • Principal role is supporting drilling operations (handling drill pipe and drilling assemblies).

  • Must be prepared to assist drilling crew when excavator idle


Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

If you are looking for a genuine career opportunity and match the requirements outlined above, please submit your resume and relevant tickets/certificates via the "APPLY" button.

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