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Posted 10 Apr
Boart Longyear Canada

Driller Assistant

Mayo, YT Full Time

Driller Assistant

Job Summary:

The Driller Assistant provides labor to support the safe and efficient operations on a drilling rig.

Highlights:

  • This position requires the successful candidate to meet Fitness for Duty program
  • First Aid
  • Experience and skills in the drilling industry or related industry involving mechanical equipment and outdoor operations is preferred.
  • Common Core training, considered an asset

Position Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Work safely and follow EHS policies and procedures and conduct local risk control
  • Load, secure and unload drilling equipment and materials
  • 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.
  • Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills, coaching and mentoring to newer field employees

Position Qualifications:

  • This position requires the successful candidate to meet Fitness for Duty program
  • First Aid
  • Will provide training
  • 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.
  • Common Core training, considered an asset

Application:

Please email resumes to with subject title: Whitehorse - Driller Assistant – Boart Longyear to: BLCA-Recruiting@boartlongyear.com

Can also fax resumes to 403-243-0580

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