Diamond Driller Assistant
Boart Longyear

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Posted: 07-06-2020

Closes: Until Filled



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Job Summary
Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity and a gratifying career? Boart Longyear's driller assistant position may be for you. We realize being a Driller Assistant can be a tough and physically demanding position, however we're looking for people that are willing to work hard and collect some great pay cheques.

Established in 1890, Boart Longyear is the world's leading provider of drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies. It also has a substantial presence in aftermarket parts and service, energy, mine dewatering, oil sands exploration, production drilling, and down-hole instrumentation. In a global environment, Boart Longyear is the client's choice in the industries we serve, including minerals exploration, environment and infrastructure drilling. The teams that work in Drilling Services for Boart Longyear are the global industry leaders in the application of rotary, core, sonic and percussive drilling. Our global teams of drillers are skilled-experienced, knowledgeable, safety-focused and committed to our customers and our business.

Job Responsibilities:
The candidate will be responsible for general condition and obtaining optimum life out of all site equipment and tools. You may be responsible for the training of new Driller Assistants in a safe environment. Additional responsibilities'

include the following:

• 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
• Work safely and follow EHS policies and procedures and conduct local risk control
• Have the ability to apply first aid
• 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, tele handlers, forklift, skidders, track-mounted utility vehicles, etc.

Position Qualifications:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Valid First Aid Certificate
• Sufficient language skills, literacy and numeracy skills to perform all job-related tasks
• Labour background considered an asset

At Boart Longyear we feel it's important to give our employees many opportunities to be successful. If you think you have what it takes to be a Boart Longyear employee, apply today.

Boart Longyear welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process as per the guidelines of the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA.)

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Positions open: 1 - 2
Hours per Week: To be determined on rotation
Wage: To be determined based on skill

Full Time Seasonal

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume

Apply to: Boart Longyear