Directional Driller

Breslau/London/Chatham ON
Full-Time
Posted On Oct 25 2019 Nov 24 2019

Organization Overview: Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally.

Divisional Overview: Aecon Energy offers a suite of unparalleled services to some of Canada’s largest energy suppliers, providing best-in-class solutions to the oil and gas, nuclear, co-generation, and renewable sectors.

Business Unit Overview: Aecon Utilities is Ontario's premier utility contractor, averaging more than 1000 skilled trades people, project managers and clerical staff. Our respected personnel are well equipped with more than 1500 major pieces of equipment, including one of the largest directional drilling fleets in Ontario.

Business Unit: Utilities

Province/State: Ontario [ON]

Country: Canada [CA]

City: Breslau/London/Chatham

Title: Directional Driller

Position Overview: Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Directional Driller will be responsible for all phases of any directional drilling jobs by planning, execution and management in order to meet or exceed client expectations. Travel is required.

  • Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct pre-trip/walk-around safety inspection
  • Ability to operate all equipment functions independently and safely
  • Provide technical support to clients and crew member as required
  • Keep abreast of all directional drilling techniques and all surveying methods
  • Manage inventory and supplies
  • Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving of loads and conduct in response to hand or audio signals from team members
  • Interpret stakes and signage on the land
  • Ensure all reporting requirement are fulfilled
  • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions included but not limited to extreme temperatures (heat and cold), rain, sleet, snow, wind, and/or wet/humid conditions
  • Work under stress and with commitment to timelines and deadlines on a daily basis
  • Adhering to Aecon specific policies and regulations
  • Adhering to site specific rules and regulations
  • Protect and promote the interest of this company in all matters and to take actions as required to satisfy such responsibilities
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Maintain excellent communication between members of the team and clients
  • Train, coach, and mentor less experienced directional drillers
  • Working as a member of the team by assisting other members when required
  • Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Valid AZ license
  • Minimum 3 years of horizontal drilling experience required
  • Physically fit
  • Complete client’s site specific training as required
  • Ability to be dispatched through the local union as per the collective agreement
  • Thorough knowledge of state-of-the-art drilling and surveying technologies and practices
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with managers, peers, and clients
  • Ability to operate all equipment functions independently and safely
  • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions included but not limited to extreme temperatures (heat and cold), rain, sleet, snow, wind, and/or wet/humid conditions
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Employment Status: Contract

Job ID: 5862-1

Compensation & Benefits Overview: Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits.

Equity Statement  

Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.

Accessibility: Aecon accommodates. Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

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