Rickey Didmon, aged 55, wants a job but has been told he is both underqualified and overqualified. Picture: Evan Morgan
Rickey Didmon, aged 55, wants a job but has been told he is both underqualified and overqualified. Picture: Evan Morgan

Adani mine beckons ‘old fella’

HE'S been told he's overqualified and underqualified, but Rickey Didmon just wants a job.

It's been a painstaking three-year job hunt for the Townsville resident, who said he would be happy being a toilet cleaner if it meant having a full-time job.

The 55-year-old has more than enough qualifications to work on a mine site and is hoping to secure employment with Adani.

"I would definitely put my hand up for one of their (Adani) jobs when they start," Mr Didmon said.

"I would even be a fly-in fly-out worker."

More on this at the Townsville Bulletin

News Corp Australia


ROADWORKS: Expect delays on the Bruce Highway

Premium Content ROADWORKS: Expect delays on the Bruce Highway

Roadworks are commencing both north and south of Marlborough.

NAMED: Who will be key to Capras under-16 campaign

Premium Content NAMED: Who will be key to Capras under-16 campaign

Young guns counting down to season kickoff in Cyril Connell Challenge.

Police search for man who harassed, threatened motorist

Premium Content Police search for man who harassed, threatened motorist

“The male driver of the HiLux sounded the horn, flashed lights and signalled for...