Driller Assistant

Recruiter
Cascade Drilling LP
Location
Newington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Service
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Driller Assistant

Job Status: Full Time

Reports To: Operations Manager, Project Manager or Driller

FLSA Status: Hourly, Non Exempt

Position Summary:

This position as a Driller Assistant supports the drilling crew in the drilling operation. The Driller Assistant will move, set up and operate drilling rigs and related equipment to drill holes. Work is outdoors in all weather conditions. The work is generally physically demanding. This position requires travel and the ability to work with a small crew of three or four. The Driller Assistant must be able to do all the responsibilities and duties of the Field Technician. This position is the "2ndman" on the crew.

Essential Functions:

* Mechanical ability to do minor repairs

* Conduct pre-trip inspection

* Set up control zone

* Perform physical labor, shoveling, drilling debris, and transporting materials using ergonomically correct lifting techniques

* Maintain equipment

* Ability to fill in for driller when qualified

* Knowledge of safety policies and procedures

* Can direct subordinate employee(s)

* Maintain all certifications

* Forklift trained

Qualifications:

* Have a valid drivers license; CDL - Class A preferred

* Must be willing to travel extensively

* High School Diploma or GED

* One year of steady working experience in construction or drilling

* Ability to lift up to 50 pounds throughout the day