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Driller - Bornite Camp AK - Rotational

Kotzebue, AK

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Driller - Bornite Camp, AK - Rotational','TUU00177','Tuuq','Tuuq','Mining Operations','US-AK-Kotzebue','','','Rotating','Sep 5, 2018','!*!The Driller is responsible for leading various tasks including maintaining and operating the drilling rigs and equipment at various sites.  This is a seasonal position with a rotational schedule working four (4) weeks on / two (2) weeks off. 

Essential Duties:

Position is responsible for performing the following tasks:

Operate rotary, churn, and pneumatic drills to bore into surface and subsurface land.
Calibrate machine and select drill according to job.
Start and stop drilling motion.
Position machine, augers, and pipes.
Blast holes in open-pit mines and quarries.
Operate tracked or truck-mounted rotary drilling, air-track or other drilling machines.
Measure location and stake out pattern of holes to be drilled, load blast holes with explosives and detonate explosives to dislodge coal, ore or rock.
Read instructions and diagrams.
Assemble primer charges using selected detonators, fuses, detonating cords and other materials.
Operate tracked or truck-mounted drill equipped with auger or other attachment to drill holes for building foundations or pilings.
Tap subsurface water and salt deposits.
Remove core samples during mineral exploration or soil testing.
Other duties as assigned.



High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Experience transporting drills with helicopters required.
Minimum of five (5) years experience as Driller required.
Ability to work in remote areas under difficult conditions.
Ability to take and pass a pre-employment UA drug test required.

The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. Specific close vision is required.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold non weather and to fumes or airborne particles. May be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Must have the stamina to work on 12 hour shifts for extended periods of time.  

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly/ Non-Exempt
The above is not intended to list all possible essential functions or requirements as they are subject to change. The employer reserves the right to revise or change this description. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. All employees are expected to work varying hours of compensated overtime to accomplish various duties. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the above essential duties and meet the physical demands. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to meet these conditions.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran NANA Shareholder Preference
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