Drill operators are responsible for running rock drill rigs. Communicating with and reporting to a job supervisor, they manage the operation of drills in diverse conditions based on predetermined plans and layouts. Duties include handling and operation of drills, adhering to all safety rules and regulations, maintaining communication with project supervisors, filling out daily drill logs, and general upkeep of assigned equipment/vehicle.
Must be willing to travel throughout the Midwest. We currently perform drilling operations in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, and Upper Michigan. Overnight lodging is provided, as well as a travel per diem.
Must be comfortable working alone and in diverse conditions. Good communication skills and ability to fill out daily detailed drill logs, safety checklists, and miscellaneous paperowork is required.
We are a union employer offering fringe benefits, including health care and pension, through Operating Engineers Local 139. Wages are based on union contracts.
Annual MSHA refresher training is provided and required.
Apprenticeship program through the union is available.
* Basic knowledge of heavy equipment machinery
* Work requires ability to lift/carry heavy objects
* Drill operating experience preferred, but not required
* Willingness to travel (travel often required)
* High school diploma or equivalent is required
Full-time, Monday - Friday