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Trainee Quarry Drilling Technician

Posted On: 21/06/2021

Our client are a specialist company operating within the Quarrying and Civil Engineering industries. Due to the continued growth of their business they currently have a vacancy for a Quarry Drilling Technician.

The Role 

Based on our customers sites throughout N. Ireland and R.O.I and reporting to the technical team the successful candidate will be responsible for –

  • Day to day safe and efficient operation of quarry drilling rig in line with current legislation and best practice.
  • Daily checks and operation, routine maintenance, calibration and operation of drill rig in line with operating procedures and risk assessments.
  • Efficient management of rig movements between quarries
  • The adoption of customer focused work ethic and best practice
  • Developing and maintaining professional and courteous relationships with customers
  • Maintain safety checks and safety records, follow procedures, work instructions and conditions of risk assessments
  • Maintain all records as required to comply with legislation, industry standards as a minimum, and best practice where practicable.
  • Timely and accurate completion of drill log documents.
  • Submission of accurate mileage records and/or fuel card receipts

The Candidate

Candidates must demonstrate experience in working in a site or quarry environment and will possess the following skills and competencies.

  • Previous operation of tracked or similar plant
  • The ability to work unsupervised and manage own time is essential
  • Willingness to start early and travel between sites is essential
  • Accurate record keeping and administration is essential
  • A clean driving licence
  • The successful candidate will be organised with good planning and time management skills
  • Drilling experience would be desirable but not essential
  • The successful candidate will be required to submit a clear Access NI standard check.





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