Assistant DrillerCollon, Co LouthAssistant Driller

JOB DETAILS

We require an Assistant Driller for our rapidly expanding company. The ideal candidate needs to be well presented, hard-working, eager to learn and fit and healthy. You will be trained by the lead driller on various drill rigs and heavy plant operation, loading, project preparation, safe systems of work and be part of an ever-growing dynamic team. This exciting opportunity welcomes you to join our team as we expand further into our commercial division.


GENERAL DUTIES

  • Monitoring fuel levels on all plant and machinery for all projects.
  • Completion of daily and weekly checklists and adhere to maintenance system of plant and machinery.
  • Preparation of drill-string components including; Measurement of dimension and preparing tallies, clearing drill cuttings, preparation of hand tools and equipment for next phase project works.
  • Supervising mud pump repairs and maintenance including safe isolation from pressure and power systems.
  • To stand by rig at all times while in operation to assist the driller and maintain a high and strict H&S practice on site.
  • Ad hoc duties required by the driller.
  • Maintenance & housekeeping of yard and fleet.
  • Strict adherence to company policy and procedures.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid safe pass.
  • Valid manual handling.
  • Full clean Irish/EU driving licence - With added C & CE category seen as an advantage.
  • 1-2 years construction site/labouring experience essential.

LOCATION, HOURS & SALARY

The successful candidate must be flexible and willing to work away from home and extra hours when required to complete projects on time. Ideally, the candidate will live within reasonable commute distance to Collon, Co. Louth.

Expected minimum hours per week roughly 40.75 (7.30am to 17:00pm - may vary depending on site access for projects) Overtime is greatly encouraged to enable staff to earn more provided the additional hours are productive.

Salary: €12.50 to €15.50/hour.

This position is an IMMEDIATE start and hourly pay will be negotiable depending on licence category and experience.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Meehan Drilling are renowned for investing in the teams’ development and growth. Should you prove to be hard working and a fast learner, there is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to be further trained as a Drilling Crew Supervisor.

We would love to hear from you if you are interested in this job!

To apply, email your cover letter and CV to jobs@meehandrilling.com

If you have any questions, feel free to call us on +353 (0)42 9372220 or +44 (0) 28 3025 2678

Why work with us?

Here are a few reasons why we think we are a great company to work for:

Why Work 1
Work-life Balance

We expect employees to have a great work ethic. This is generously rewarded and appreciated but we don’t expect people to overwork. We encourage leaving work on time and calls outside of working hours are only for emergencies. We promote a healthy work-life balance with ample annual leave and lucrative benefit packages, enabling staff to perform to the best of their ability.

Why Work 2
Training & Career Development

We have a comprehensive training and career development program for employees at all levels. We believe investing time and money in our people pays dividends in the long run & improves employee retention. We also participate in team building activities outside of the workplace, so people get to know each other outside of a work environment.

Why Work 3
Sustainability

Meehan Drilling is committed to creating business growth whilst ensuring that the impact on the environment is minimised. Working for us means you will be working with a company who takes their responsibility to protect natural resources very seriously.

Why Work 4
Autonomy

Would you like to be part of a diverse company who strives to create a work environment that encourages new ideas, innovations and growth? We provide a safe, fair and stimulating workplace and we encourage employees to make a meaningful contribution to the overall company performance. We are open to new ideas and suggestions on how to improve our business.