Position Information

Driller Trainee
The Driller Trainee will perform job specific instructions, as detailed below, from the Superintendents, Blasting Supervisors and/or Drill Operators.  This position requires the upmost commitment to safety and will learn the various drill patterns and terminology to successfully execute drilling at designated jobsites.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Perform daily maintenance activities required for safe and efficient operation of assigned equipment.
  • Understands, adheres to and follows all Company Safety Policies and Procedures.
  • Learn and execute drill patterns and terminology then fully execute drill pattern and layout as established by the Blaster/Foreman.
  • Learn and understand the cost of various accessories including inventory and maintenance drill accessories.
  • Communicate problems and terrain conditions to the Blaster/Foreman.
  • Learns and understands the Field Accounting system and will accurately complete and submit timely paperwork including drill reports, hole sheets and signed timecard.
  • Coordinates supplies with Blaster.
  • Carries all tools and supplies.
  • Attends company meetings as required.
  • Attends Foreman Safety Meetings.
  • Participates in daily heads-up safety meetings.
Position: Driller Trainee
Organization: Maine Drilling and Blasting
Location: Gardiner,  ME 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 3/8/2022
Date Posted: 3/8/2022
Requirements
Competencies:
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply regulatory standards.
  • Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining a sense of urgency.
  • High degree of collaborative skills and teamwork.
  • Ability to listen to, understand, and follow directions.
  • Strong commitment to a “Safety First” attitude.
 
Supervisory responsibilities:
  • None.
 
Work environment:
  • Standard work week, although generally Monday through Friday, may vary because some jobs must continue non-stop until completion and/or to meet accepted project timetable.  Overtime work may be required depending on deadlines and project commitments.
  • Primary work is of a physical, manual labor nature and is outdoors in varying degree of weather elements, both cold and hot temperatures, depending on the seasons of the year and job locations.
  • Work closely with other team members to coordinate responsibilities and communicate progress.
 
Physical demands:
  • Prolonged periods of standing and walking, reaching, pushing, and lifting.
  • Must be able to lift 50 – 100 pounds, 30 – 40 percent of the time.
  • Stooping and bending 30 – 40 percent of the time.
  • Must be able to tolerate exposure to excess noise under strenuous working conditions.
  • Work on uneven and loose surfaces.
  • High level of physical agility.
 
Travel:
  • Out of town travel may be required.
 
Required education and experience:
  • Valid driver’s license with access to own transportation.
  • Experience as construction laborer.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical exam and drug screening.
  • Must successfully complete a background screening for ATF.
  • Completes Driller I training within a designated period during employment.
 
Preferred education and experience:
  • Equipment operating experience (earth moving construction equipment, farm equipment, timber harvesting equipment, etc.).
  • Mechanical aptitude based on previous experience around equipment, motors, hydraulic/electrical systems.
 
Status: This listing expires on: 3/8/2023
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Organization Information
Name:
Maine Drilling and Blasting
Address:
PO Box 1140

Gardiner,  ME 04345
United States
Email:
tmoss@mdandb.com
Phone:
(615) 466-0246
Fax:
Contact:
Tera Moss