Drill Operator

Position Summary:
  • Following the shot layout and direction of blaster in charge or drilling manager, preplans the proper sequence of operations.

  • Determines the setting of drill controls and depth and diameter of blast holes.

  • Drills blast holes.

  • Monitors drill controls and monitors the progress of the drilling operation.

  • Completes necessary logs and records as per Austin Powder policy.

  • Inspects the drilling equipment to ensure safe operation. May perform maintenance on drills.

  • Maintains appropriate levels of skills / knowledge of equipment / vehicle operation.

  • Reports equipment, employee or customer issues to Blaster in charge and/or Location Manager.

  • Develops and maintains positive work relationships with co-workers, customers, vendors and government agencies.

  • Displays work behaviors that are honest and ethical in purist of Austin Powder Company business goals.

  • Complies with Austin Powder Company inventory management procedures.

  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by assuring regulatory compliance at the location, at customer sites, and during transit.

  • Completes and maintains accurate, legible paperwork as required by company policies and procedures, Department of Transpiration, or other federal or state agencies.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Experience operating drills.

  • High school diploma or Equivalent

  • Class A CDL with clean driving record Preferred

  • Mechanical ability and interest is a plus.

  • Must meet requirements of all State and Federal explosive laws ( possessor of explosives as defined by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives BATFE).

  • Must be at least 21 years of age, as required by the BATFE.

  • Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) drug screen and motor vehicle records check

  • Criminal background check will be conducted

  • Knowledge and able to comply with Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE).

Physical Requirements

  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions

  • Frequent lifting of 40-50 pound product bags or boxes.

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