Continuous Improvement

Egan Drilling recognises that well-trained employees are pivotal to the success of our business operations. We are heavily committed to in-house training and encourage the advancement of our employees through the Australian Drilling Industry. Most importantly, we believe that ongoing training and assessment is an integral part of our safety program. A specific RC Drilling safety induction welcomes each new employee to Egan, and provides them with all the information they need to know regarding HSE and job requirements prior to their arrival at site. In order to develop the skills and confidence of our employees, we require them to participate in regular hands-on training, as well as engaging with accredited training courses outside of our workplace.

Each of our drillers have been trained and assessed using the Australian Drilling Industry competency standards.  These qualifications are: 

  • Senior Drillers Assistant/Trainee Driller – Certificate 2 in Drilling Operations (RII20909)
  • Driller – Certificate III in Drilling Operations (RII31809)

Our employees are required to meet the following pre-employment qualifications:

  • Egan Drilling New Employee Induction
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Work Safely at Heights Certificate
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical

Ongoing practical training includes:

  • Operate and maintain a 4WD Vehicle
  • Manual handling
  • Operation of Vehicle Loading Crane
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Certificate II in Asset Maintenance (Fire Protection and Testing)
  • Electrical Test and Tag Training

Pictured: Crews at a recent Egan Drilling training seminar.