Agri Labour Australia has partnered with leading geological exploration company Terrex Seismic to oversee casual line crew recruitment for their projects throughout Australia. With projects running from 2-4 months in various locations of Australia at different times of the year, these positions provide enthusiastic candidates the chance to make great money (with free meals and food provided) while seeing some truly unique locations in our beautiful country. For those with long-term career ambitions in oil and gas exploration, look no further! Terrex has excellent progression pathways that reward staff based on competencies and attitude.


The roles

We won’t sugar coat it – these jobs are physical and the work can be in harsh conditions. It’s important to know that candidates will need to be able to do the following for up to 28 days in a row:

  • walk 10-20km a day in the sun
  • consistently carry a 10kg crate
  • bend to pickup 1kg nodes at least 220 times per day
  • stomp into the ground with leg/foot at least 200 times per day

Specific duties for the line crew include:

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

In return, you’ll be provided with:

  • daily pay rate starting at $321.76/day, increasing to $344.59/day after 3 months
  • flights & transport to and from site (including $160.88 pay on travel days!)
  • free accommodation (usually shared with one other person)
  • free food (all meals)
  • All required PPE & tools

Check out the video below to see what it’s like:

Who we need

In addition to the physical requirements of the role, all candidates will be required to have:

  • Strong English communication and organisational skills, and be able to read and write
  • The ability to work for long periods in harsh environmental conditions
  • Ability to work, travel and be accommodated with other staff in shared/close quarters

Other essential criteria for candidates include:

  • Manual driver licence
  • ISI inductions
  • The below training modules:
    • PMASUP236 – Operate Vehicles in the Field
    • RIIVEH201D – Operate Light Vehicle
    • RIIVEH305E – Operate and Maintain a Four Wheel Drive Vehicle
  • In some cases, Police Check (National Police Certificate)

The ability to provide these will be highly regarded in the employment process, however for the right candidates we can assist in arranging all of this for you!

Application Process

Want to experience these incredible positions? Apply using the button below! We encourage you to have your identification & licence documentation with you to make the process easier (although this is completely optional).

Shortly after applying, all candidates will receive a follow up survey via email with questions relating to the specific requirements of the Terrex positions. Applicants will only be considered for interviews upon the completion of the follow up survey.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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