Drill Operator - Mining

Division: Mining
Location: Reno, NV, United States
Job ID: 17022
Job Status: Full Time Temporary

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Job Description

Job Status
Full Time Temporary

Job Summary
You are an experienced Blast Hole Driller who takes pride in the safe and efficient operation of production mining equipment in a surface pit operation. You will be operating a Cat 5150 Drill to drill blast holes in a large open pit surface mine.

Join the Ledcor Mining team near Eureka or Reno, NV!

Responsibilities
  • Operates and understands mechanics of a top head drilling unit equipped with multi-function joy sticks and GPS on a mine site
  • Drill blast holes 23' to 45' in depth
  • Complies with all company, client, legislated safety policies and procedures of drilling in a large open pit surface mine
  • Detects and performs small mechanical repairs to the drill
  • Accomplishes all drill production targets set forth without harming the drill
  • Comprehends all drill tooling, their functions and how to properly and safely apply to the drill rig
  • Understands the limitations of the drill rig and the performances it can safely provide
  • May perform other related duties as assigned


Requirements
  • Must possess drilling experience, on a mine site using a Cat 5150 Drill
  • Must have thorough knowledge of drill patterns and the structure in which they are developed
  • MSHA surface certification is required
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol and medical/physical capability requirements
  • Successful criminal background screen may be required


Work Conditions
  • 12 hour day shifts
  • Ability to work overtime may be required

Ledcor Mining services reach across the lifespan of a mine, from facility construction, to full-scale contract mining of coal, minerals, or metals, all the way to mine reclamation. Our service offerings are vast-as are the projects we work on.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

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Ledcor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other legally protected status. All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Date Posted
9/26/2018

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