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Boart Longyear Longhole Driller/Blasters - PDS - Canada in Haileybury, Ontario

Job Description:

Sign on bonus available to qualified experienced drillers if zero training is required on any single or combination of the following drill rigs. Stopemaster TH or ITH, Cubex 6200 ITH, Orion ITH, V30 with Cubex, Stopemate TH, Simba M4 TH or ITH, or Solo DU311 ITH (an operational assessment for competency will determine qualification post hiring)

Job Summary:

Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity and a gratifying career? Boart Longyear is currently looking for experienced longhole drillers/trainees to join our team. We realize drilling can be a tough and physically demanding position; however, we’re looking for people that are willing to work hard and collect some great pay checks.

In a global environment, Boart Longyear is the client’s choice in the industries we serve, including minerals exploration, environmental and infrastructure drilling. The teams that work in Drilling Services for Boart Longyear are the global industry leaders in the application of rotary, core, sonic and percussive drilling. Our global teams of drillers are experienced, knowledgeable, safety-focused and committed to our customers and our business.

Job Responsibilities:

The following are a general list of duties and responsibilities that maybe adjusted from time to time by your supervisor. At no time will you be asked to do something unsafe and if you believe that it is unsafe you are to stop work immediately and advise your supervisor:

  • Safety is PARAMOUNT in our business. You must follow all established policies, procedures and best practices as well as the law at all times.

  • As an employee you must perform all your duties in a safe manner taking care of the equipment and the co-workers that you work with.

  • You will be responsible for the general condition and obtaining optimum life out of all site equipment and tools.

  • You may be responsible for the training of new drillers in a safe environment.

  • Be physically fit for work

  • Work under instructions of a driller/drilling field supervisor or division manager.

  • Work safely and follow EHS policies and procedures and conduct local risk control

  • Have the ability to apply first aid

  • Support drilling operations: mix drilling fluids, carry out basic maintenance of tools and equipment, housekeeping, supplies count, perform basic measurement and calculations, carry out basic operator maintenance, complete pre-start checks, etc.

  • Maintain accurate operating records, including daily drill reports and inventory logs

  • Contribute to and establish effective workplace relationships

Position Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Valid First Aid/CPR Certificate

  • Sufficient language skills, literacy and numeracy skills to perform all job-related tasks

  • Labour background considered an asset

  • 2+ years of directly related experience.

  • Exposure to different drilling environments and techniques is preferred.

  • This position requires the successful candidate to meet the Fitness for Duty program standards.

  • Ontario Common Core (Records need to be submitted).

Please prepare your transcripts by contacting the Ministry and upload them with your resume if possible, or have them on hand as they will be required in the interview process.

You can do so by contacting:


Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities



Perks, Benefits and Compensation:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits

  • Pension Plan

  • Disability Program

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Service and Recognition Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Boart Longyear welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process as per the guidelines of the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Auto req ID: 14859BR
Job Code: 250003 Driller 1.11.Drillers
Function: Drilling Services
Region (Business Group): NAM
Country: Canada
State/Province: Ontario
City: Haileybury