Drilling Crew Chief

January 11, 2019

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Job Description

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States 55438

• Operate drill rig and oversee drilling operations for auger borings, rock coring, monitoring wells, instrumentation installation and other types of drilling as required
• Know when to use different drilling methods
• Collect and log factual field data to the specifications and/or job instructions provided
• Keep a boring/coring log of data and samples obtained and other required information
• Training and supervision of drilling assistant on the drilling site
• Communication with project managers, clients, schedulers and supervisors
• Responsible for daily production and efficient use of drill crew’s time as required by scope of work for individual projects

• Responsible for maintenance, repair and general condition of the drill rig, support truck and other equipment
• Must be able to diagnose mechanical problems and perform necessary repairs

• Responsible for promoting and adhering to a safe work practice
• Use required and approved personal protective equipment (PPE) while performing all functions
• Responsible for the safety of the drill crew and other site personnel

Department of Transportation
• Operate drill rigs, tractor trailers and support vehicles in safe and lawful manner
• Maintain necessary documentation relating to the operation of commercial motor vehicles
• Driving of DOT regulated vehicles and all responsibilities and knowledge that is required to stay in compliance with DOT requirements
• Daily inspections of equipment to satisfy DOT requirements and the proper record keeping as required by DOT regulations

Required Skills
• Must be able to communicate effectively with engineers and clients
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis
• Must work outdoors in all types of weather
• Be willing to travel 50% and overnight
• Good mechanical aptitude
• Ability to pass a road test

Required Experience
• At least two years related drilling experience required
• Good driving record
• Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License required
• 40-hour Hazmat Training preferred

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