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Driller Assistant 1 - Elko, NV at Boart Longyear Company in Elko, Nevada

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Business Title:

Driller Assistant 1 - Elko, NV

Job Description:

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 have what it takes to be a Boart Longyear employee, fill out our application today.

Job Responsibilities :

Provide semi-skilled labor intensive assistance for rotary drilling crews. This could include the operation of various types of vehicles, 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 will 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.

Education and Experience:

Typically requires a High School diploma or GED or equivalent and/or a minimum of 0 - 1 years of directly related experience in small or large rotary drilling.


Be able to lift 100 pounds frequently

Pass a background check and drug screen

Have a good driving record & valid drivers license

(Large rotary requires employees to be able to obtain a CDL)

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

EEO Statement:

Boart Longyear is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

Auto req ID: 11099BR

Job Code: 250001 Driller Assistant 1.11.Drillers

Function: Drilling Services

Region (Business Group): NAM

Country: United States Of America

State/Province: Nevada

City: Elko