Job Summary :
To deliver a quality product as per customer specifications, in a safe cost effective manner, while complying with Boart Longyear’s operational performance targets, safety initiatives, and company policies and procedures.
Drilling is hard physical work carried out in difficult and often extreme climatic conditions. Incumbents put up with dust, dirt, mud, grease, insects, wildlife, altitude, extreme temperatures and other outdoor and manual work related conditions.
The work may be underground or on the surface. Work sites can be almost anywhere and are usually located in remote areas with little or no access to towns or normal amenities.
Working time is typically arranged in rosters and away from your home; you eat, sleep and live close to the job with your colleagues and return home for the scheduled breaks.
Position Responsibilities :
Be physically fit for work
Work under instructions of a senior driller, drilling field supervisor or operations manager. Daily routine work is accomplished with more or less direction depending on the competency level.
Perform without supervision tasks for which competency has been assessed and perform other required tasks under supervision.
Apply Boart Longyear standard work procedures.
Monitor a safe workplace, maintain workplace safety and apply risk management processes for elimination of work related injuries, damage to equipment and incident-related lost time.
Identify and minimize environmental hazards.
Run on-site operations, implement operational plan and develop work priorities.
Set up and prepare for daily drilling operations.
Conduct drilling using sound drilling practices and techniques.
Retrieve quality samples and deliver quality end products.
Address customer needs.
Carry out operational maintenance.
May be required to operate non-drilling equipment such as light or heavy vehicles, cranes, telehandlers, forklift, skidders, track-
mounted utility vehicles, etc.
Maintain accurate operating records, including daily drill reports and inventory logs.
Contribute to and establish effective workplace relationships.
Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills, coaching and mentoring to other field employees.
Actively pursue competency assigned in training plan.
Position Qualifications :
Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to perform all job-related tasks
Demonstrated Driller Assistant competencies as a minimum for an entry level driller. Demonstrated Driller competencies for other driller positions.
2+ years of directly related experience.
Exposure to different drilling environments and techniques is preferred.
Standard First Aid and H2S
This position requires the successful candidate to have a valid driver's license. The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s / he has a valid driver's license upon being hired, by submitting a driver’s abstract to Human Resources.