Assistant Driller

Location : Glastonbury, Somerset, England
Job Ref : HA75
Consultant : Holly Arman
Sector : Transport, Logistics
Salary : £12 - 13 per hour


HA74 – Lead Driller

Location – Glastonbury

Salary – £14 – £17 P/H


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our client to recruit an Assistant Driller to join their team based in Glastonbury.

Our client are seeking an individual to join their Geotechnical, Mining & Geoenvironmental team to assist the Lead Driller in operating their drill rigs. This is predominantly a site-based role conducting Ground Investigations to recover soil and rock samples to inform geotechnical design for highway infrastructure schemes and the built environment.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Lead Driller in equipment and drill rig maintenance, site operations mobilisation and de-mobilisation, and Scorrier Depot compound management.
  • Performing on-site investigations, including drilling and coring operations, and the sampling and testing of soils, together with soil and rock testing in the laboratory.
  • Sampling and labelling of samples of soil, rock and groundwater.
  • Record keeping.
  • Working outdoors in all weathers.
  • Following specifications for site work.
  • Management of Rig Certification.
  • Build effective working relationships with others within the company
  • Manage own time to ensure effective use of hours.

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar ground/site investigation and drilling services environment.
  • Driving License [essential].
  • BDA Rotary Driller Accreditation.
  • CSCS [PTS preferred].

Location – Glastonbury

Salary – £14 – £17 P/H

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