Driller Helper

Geotemps / Geopros


Job Description
DescriptionGeotemps, Inc. is currently recruiting for the position of driller helper at several mine exploratino sites near WEST WENDOVER, HAWTHORNE, and CARLIN, NV. The successful candidate must be team oriented to assist drillers at an exploration mine site, possess the physical demand of moving core samples and other heavy equipment throughout a 12-hour shift, and always have a safety-oriented approach to their work. Housing will be provided during the 10-day rotations in Ely, NV.Job Duties: Assist drillers with soil samples, move drill rods, mix fluids, handle core samples, assist with equipment repair, clean equipment, hauling supplies and equipment Assist others as requested or assigned as related to reverse circulation drilling Perform related duties as required Requirements: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1 year of driller helper experience is preferred, but willing to train the right candidate, math skills Surface MSHA certification is required Experience working with tractors, water trucks, pipe wrenches, and forklifts is beneficial Able to work independently and as part of a team, cooperating with many levels of management Have an awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions Able to follow directions completely, accurately, and consistently Required Availability: weekdays, weekends, holidays, and overtime: Rotations vary Able to successfully complete Reference Check, Background Check, and Drug Screen Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is regularly required to stand, bend and twist, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, talk, hear, and reach above the shoulder with hands and arms. Physically capable of sitting or standing, shoveling, and performing other types of physical work for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl, walk and sit. Must be able to lift and carry repetitively up to 100 -lbs. through a full shift. The employee regularly performs repetitive work involving use of hands and wrists. The employee is frequently required to walk on uneven or slippery surfaces. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Good eye-to-hand coordination is essential. Work Environment: Geotemps, Inc. is a drug free employer and requires post job offer and random screening and/or testing of employees. Drug and alcohol screening/testing will be required for misconduct, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, and violations of safety or public policy. This work is performed in a variety of environments including shop, mining and construction - it may include exposure to extremes including temperature, humidity, moving mechanical parts, the risk of electric shock, toxic chemicals, fumes or airport particles. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee may be exposed to high precarious places. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee may be required to climb a ladder. The employee is required to wear and use the proper safety equipment, including steel toed boots, hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, and, a respirator and gloves if needed to ensure the safety of one's self and others. The employee is occasionally exposed to caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud. The employee may be exposed to hazards inherent to surface mining and milling operations. The employee may work in extremely hot or extremely cold; wet or dry environmental conditions. ** Geotemps, Inc. has deemed this position as safety-sensitive. All conditional employees must pass a pre-employment drug screen which includes the testing for marijuana. Pursuant to Nevada AB 132, Nevada employees are not exempt from this screening for safety-sensitive positions.**Employment at Geotemps, Inc. is at-will and may be terminated at the will of either Geotemps, Inc. or the employee, at any time, with or without cause or notice. The at-will nature of the employment relationship also gives Geotemps, Inc. the right to make changes to its benefits, policies, and procedures, as well as employee compensation, generally without employee consent or notice, unless otherwise required by law. The at-will employment status of each employee cannot be altered by any verbal agreement or alleged verbal agreement. It can only be changed by a legally binding, written contract covering employment status. About Us Disclaimer: Although Geotemps, Inc. has attempted to accurately and thoroughly describe this position, Geotemps, Inc. reserves the right to change the same, including to change, add to or subtract from the duties outlined, within the sole discretion of Geotemps, Inc., at any time, with or without advanced notice. Employment at Geotemps, Inc. is at-will and may be terminated at the will of either Geotemps, Inc. or the employee, at any time, with or without cause or notice. The at-will nature of the employment relationship also gives Geotemps, Inc. the right to make changes to its benefits, policies, and procedures, as well as employee compensation, generally without employee consent or notice, unless otherwise required by law. The at-will employment status of each employee cannot be altered by any verbal agreement or alleged verbal agreement. It can only be changed by a legally binding, written contract covering employment status.
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