Gnomic Exploration Services

Field Assistants

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6 jobs found.


Core yard field assistant

Cracow Mine

We require an exploration field technician (drill core processing & sampling, and RC processing and sampling experience required) available from mid-late October, for approximately 2 months?


The position would be to sit opposite the permanent techy for the upcoming drilling. Candidate needs to be experienced enough in core processing, cutting and sampling (in particular) in order to effectively hit the ground running.


Roster would be 8/6 FIFO Bris or Sunshine Coast, likely Monday-Monday, with probable start date of approximately 22nd October.


2 Field Assistants Diamond Drilling Programme Position Filled

Central Qld

Our client requires two field assistants, one with a fair bit of experience and the other may have less.

IRGS Gold exploration 

A graduate geologist with field experience may be considered.

2500 Metres of Diamond drilling to be carried out.

 The team will now be mobilised from Charters Towers as the client has set up a site there to process the core and vehicles will be driving back and forth to Biloela. 

 Site inductions will be carried out and a drug and alcohol test before job starts.

There  is zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol on site, and daily tests will be carried out.

 Accommodation at supplied in Biloela - meals provided.

D&A only - required.

Possible 'piggy back' programme near Charters Towers for 120 hold RAB programme after.


Brisbane or Townsville based acceptable. or probably inbetween too.

rembursement for either mileage or petrol will be supplied.


Gnomic will organise other travel etc.


1 -2 Field Assistants -Soil Sampling and a Senior Field Assistant

Mt Isa area

Gnomic requires  fit professional and experienced  field technicians for a North Western Qld Copper Mine.

One role involves mainly soil sampling, in rugged terrain, so physical fitness is a requirement. Some core processing also maybe required.

There is also a requirement for a senior fieldie to back to back with the current head fieldy. Experience in all aspects of exploration is required. 

The role is two weeks on, one week off, the comms on site are not particularly that great, but wifi available in camp. 

They must have the following before coming out on site,

  1. A Manual Driver's licence
  2. Current first aid certificate (Gnomic will provide if necessary)

 Any current licences etc would be well received.


Preferably Townsville, Cairns or Brisbane based.


Core yard field assistant Position Filled

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

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.