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Terrex Seismic is Australia's leading seismic exploration company. We are contracted by oil, gas and mineral exploration companies to conduct seismic acquisition on their behalf. Crews operate from fully mobile camps in remote areas of Australia, or from motels close to the area of operation.

The Role

We are looking for dedicated and motivated people to join our team in Line Crew (Labourers) positions. You will need to be flexible with dates as there is training involved. These positions offer the possibility of career advancement within the company.

These positions are Fly In/Out working in remote areas of Australia (specifically QLD) across varying roster patterns dependent on the project.  The remuneration is $317-$381 plus superannuation per day. All flights, shared accommodation and meals are provided for whilst on roster. 

About you

  1. Hold a current valid manual driver’s license
  2. Proof of COVID-19 full vaccination (a requirement of where we work)
  3. Be physically fit and healthy – this position requires as a minimum

    - the ability to walk 0-20km a day
    - carrying of 10kg crate
    - bending to pickup 1kg nodes at least 220 times a day
    - stomping into ground with leg/foot at least 200 times per day
  4. Strong communication, organisational skills, and be able to read and write
  5. Have the ability to work for long periods in harsh environmental conditions
  6. Ability to work, travel and be accommodated with other staff in shared/close quarters
  7. Available to start immediately.

Key Responsibilities

  • Loading, unloading and transferring of seismic acquisition equipment
  • Ground placement and collection of nodal equipment
  • Observe health, safety, environmental, quality and cultural requirements at all times
  • General site duties

Candidates who have completed or hold the following would be highly regarded:

  • PMASUP236 – Operate Vehicles in the Field, RIIVEH201D – Operate Light Vehicle, RIIVEH305E – Operate and Maintain a Four Wheel Drive Vehicle
  • Standard 11 and Section 4 Coal Board Medical.

Note that all candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical/Coal Board Medical, drug and alcohol assessment and provide a National Police Check prior to commencement.

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These positions are Fly In/Out, ex Brisbane only. All flights, accommodation and meals are provided for whilst on roster. We also provide all tools required for maintenance and repairs. 

Terrex Seismic is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from First Nations Peoples!

Please note:

  • Applications will only be accepted through the seek portal.  
  • No applications from Labour/Employment companies will be accepted.

How to apply and more information

Should you wish to apply for this role please click on "Apply" and provide a current resume and cover letter. For further information about the role please call (07) 3621 0306

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For more information on our company please visit our website at

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$ 317 per day

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  • At all times acting with integrity and respect.

What you will bring

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What we offer

 As part of a truly global company, you will have the ability to grow and learn in a diverse, collaborative culture. We foster relationships and learning through connected global and local teams, promote flexible and diverse career paths and support the development of your knowledge and skills. 

You will be paid a competitive salary, learn from talented individuals across multiple disciplines and be able to thrive in a safe workplace within a collaborative culture. Ignite your career at a place where your distinct potential can find its home.


We respect and value all

Orica promotes and fosters a culture of inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment everywhere we operate. We treat our people and applicants with fairness, dignity, and respect, getting the best of everyone’s contributions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, nationality, age, military or veteran, marital or disability status.

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