Staff - Drilling Contractors

Geotechnical Drilling, Environmental DrillingDrillpower QLD and SJ Drilling employ licensed Drillers with specific experience in geotechnical, mineral exploration,environmental drilling and installation of instrumetation.

Personnel hold the following qualifications dependant on project specific requirements:

  • Certificate III (Drillers) or Certificate II (Offsiders) in drilling
  • Generic Coal Induction / Standard 11
  • Supervisors Course - Drillers only
  • Water well licence Class 1 & Class 2 - Drillers only
  • Coal board medical and Drugs & Alcohol screen
  • Senior First Aid and CPR
  • Defensive driver 4x4 vehicle training / Operate and Maintain a 4WD
  • Rail industry worker card
  • Construction white card

In addition, we have licensed water well Drillers with Class 1 and 2 qualifications.  We also have crews inducted for various mine and gas sites in central Queensland such as Origin Energy, Santos, Arrow Energy, QGC, AGL and we have crews inducted to Queensland Rail (QR).

All our staff have experience in the installation of downhole monitoring instruments – monitoring wells, inclinometers, vibrating wire piezometers and extensometers to name a few.

Our Managers have experience in both drilling and carrying out site investigations from start to finish. We have geologists and geotechnical engineers with extensive experience of logging soil and rock as well as overseeing and project managing projects in a variety of different locations and job types ranging from small house sites to major road upgrades and new rail lines.

Depending on your requirements we can either provide the rigs to site for your instruction and direction or provide additional professional services to supervise and manage the field investigation.