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Senior National RC Driller

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Morobe, Papua New Guinea

Mining, Oil and Gas



Senior National RC Drillers

Quest Exploration Drilling (QED) group is a dynamic drilling services provider in the mineral, resource and energy industries with a diversified portfolio of projects across the Asia Pacific Rim with offices in Papua New Guinea & Philippines.

QED (PNG) Ltd is currently looking for experience National Senior Drillers to join our team.


  • Operate an RC drill rig (Schramm KWL or similar type machine) to undertake grade control drilling and RC exploration programs.
  • Drilling to depths of up to 300 meters.
  • Experience with high-pressure air including booster usage.
  • Ability to provide accurate E.O.S report including Daily Drilling Report.
  • Ability to coach and mentor junior drillers.
  • Must have well over 8 years of experience in RC drilling operations.
  • Ensure high production outcomes are achieved at all times.


  • Certificate III or IV in Drilling Operations is essential
  • Must have current Heavy Rigid (Truck) Drivers Licence
  • Senior First Aid Certificate

Key personal attributes:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Be highly motivated and able to meet required drilling targets on a daily basis.
  • Ability to work with, develop and lead multi-cultural teams
  • Must work well both independently and as part of a team

Applicants must be able to pass a Medical examination and Police Clearance prior to engagement.

Remuneration and benefits will be tailored to the experience of candidate.

Applications can be sent via email: or post to Quest Exploration Drilling (PNG) Ltd, PO Box 1538, Lae, Morobe Province.

NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not receive a response within 2 weeks after the application closing date.

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Quest Exploration Drilling (PNG) Ltd

QED is a privately owned organization with active operations in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. With more than 45 years of experience, Quest Exploration Drilling has established itself as an industry ...
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+675 73734013

HBS Compound, 11 Mile-Okuk Highway, Lae, Morobe Province, PNG.