Drilling Services Driller Assistant
Boart Longyear

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Posted: 05-13-2019

Closes: 06-07-2019



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Job Description/Duties:
The Driller Assistant provides labor to support the safe and efficient operations on a drilling rig.

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.

• Work safely and follow EHS policies and procedures and conduct local risk control
• Focus on efficiency and productivity. Consistently looks for ways to increase productivity in every aspect of the job with an equal focus on safety.
• Be physically fit for work
• Work under instructions of a driller or drilling field supervisor. 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.
• Have the ability to apply first aid
• Load, secure and unload drilling equipment and materials
• Set up/pack up drill site
• Support the drilling operations: handle rods and drilling tools, collect and handle samples, mix drilling fluids, carry out basic maintenance of tools and equipment, housekeeping, supplies count, perform basic measurement and calculations, carry out basic operator maintenance, complete pre-start checks, refuel vehicles and plant.
• May be required to operate non-drilling equipment such as light or heavy vehicles, cranes, telehandlers, forklift, skidders, track-mounted utility vehicles, etc.
• Communicate in the workplace and work effectively with others
• Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills, coaching and mentoring to newer field employees
• Actively pursue competency assigned in training plan

• Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent
• Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to perform all job-related tasks
• Experience and skills in the drilling industry or related industry involving mechanical equipment and outdoor operations is preferred
• Previous drilling experience and/or Fly experience (i.e. flying drilling equipment to site) would be beneficial

Contact Information: Janelle Povey

Apply with resume:
By Email: janelle.povey@boartlongyear.com




Positions open: 5
Hours per Week: Full-time
Wage: Depends on Experience

Full Time Seasonal

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume

Apply to: Human Resources