Driller Assistant 1 – Wytheville

Job Code: 9844BR
Primary Location: Wytheville, VA
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Job Type: Full Time
Category: Drilling Services

Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity and a gratifying career? The industry leader Boart Longyear driller’s assistant position is just for you. We realize being a driller’s assistant can be a tough and physically demanding position; however we’re looking for people that are willing to work hard.

In a global environment, Boart Longyear is the client 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.

At Boart Longyear we feel it’s important to give our employees many opportunities to be successful. If you think you are tough enough and have what it takes to be a Boart Longyear employee, fill out our application today.

Job Responsibilities

Provide semi-skilled labor intensive assistance for drilling crews. This could include the operation of various types of equipment/machinery, including:

  • Hauling supplies to and from the drill site
  • Manual material handling
  • Mixing drilling fluids
  • Assisting the driller in the drilling processes

The candidate will also be responsible for general condition and obtaining optimum life out of all site equipment and tools. You must be responsible for keeping sample bags in numeric order according to designated footages. Also at times you may be responsible for the training of new driller assistants in a safe environment.

Qualifications

  • Be able to lift 100 pounds frequently
  • Pass a drug screen
  • Pass a background check
  • Have a good driving record
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Be willing to be gone weeks at a time and work in remote locations
  • Be able and willing to work 10-12 hours a day

Education and Experience:

Typically requires a High School diploma, GED or equivalent.

Boart Longyear is committed to maintaining the outstanding level of quality service.
We are currently seeking quality individuals who can help us grow, and who desire to achieve a professional and rewarding career opportunity. Boart Longyear offers top industry salaries, and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, a 401k program with employer match, tuition reimbursement, and much more!