Assnt Drill Rig Operator

Grade 08

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Career Ladder

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  1. Assnt Drill Rig Operator

    Grade 08

  2. Drill Rig Operator

    Grade 12

  3. Drill Supvr

    Grade 16

  4. Supvr Drilling Operations

    Grade 20

Summary of Job Description

ASSISTANT DRILL RIG OPERATOR: under the supervision of a Drill Rig Operator, obtains soil, rock, and pavement core samples; records sample blow counts during progression of the borehole; progresses borehole by means of hollow stem auger, mud rotary, drilled-in casing, driven casing, or rock coring; measures drill tools and measures and records depth to water and thickness of geological strata; prepares field drill log and maintains productivity and equipment records; drives drilling equipment and support vehicles to borehole site and sets up drilling equipment; manually drills hand auger holes, probes, and test pits; operates bulldozer, pumps, and grout mixers; sets up maintenance and traffic protection; performs traffic flagging; performs preventive maintenance and minor repairs on all drilling equipment; trains Laborers and Assistant Drill Rig Operator Trainees; supervises drill crew in the absence of the Drill Rig Operator; and performs routine tasks to assist in regional snow and ice control operations.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

This title is non-competitive.  No examination is necessary.  However, you must still meet the Minimum Qualifications of the position.

Candidates must have Valid Class A Commercial driver's license; two years of experience working on a drill crew, bulldozer operation certification, and passage of medical examination demonstrating ability to perform heavy physical labor.

How to Apply

An examination is not used to fill this title. You must meet the minimum qualifications of the title in order to be considered for this position. You must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

Career Mobility

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