Drill Operator (Construction)

OverviewAre you an experienced heavy equipment operator with experience with vertical and/or horizontal drilling? Do you have a high mechanical aptitude and the desire to advance within the drilling and blasting industry with a stable, growing, majority employee owned company? If you answered YES to these questions, then we want to meet you! Come work with the best! At Precision Blasting, a division of MD&B, we work with the unity of family and the determination of business owners. We provide a unique and generous array of benefits including two retirement plans, an Employer-contributed Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and company matched 401(k). In addition to health, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits, we also offer training and development opportunities. The sky is the limit, come rock your career!

Our core values of Respect, Fairness, Honesty, and Responsibility provide a firm cultural foundation as we relate to customers and each other as we Make it Happen!


Blast Hole Drill Operator (Construction)

Safely perform all construction or quarry drilling activity in accordance with the job program to achieve anticipated production.

Follow Safety Policies and Procedures

Perform daily maintenance activities required for safe, efficient operation of assigned equipment

Understand different drill patterns and terminology then execute drill pattern and layout as established by the Blaster Foreman

Maximize the usage of all drill supplies

Inventory accessories, understand cost of accessories, maintenance drill accessories

Communicate problems and terrain conditions to the Blasting Supervisor

Understand the Field Accounting system and be able to accurately complete and submit timely drill reports, hole sheets, and signed timecards

Physical agility

Participate in meetings: Foreman's, safety, job specific, daily heads-up

Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining efficiency and safe work practices

Complete Driller I and Driller II training certifications

Other duties as assigned


Must have 5+ years hydraulic equipment operating experience

Valid Driver's License with own reliable transportation, must be a truck.

Must have personal cell phone for communications

One year experience in the construction industry

Experience as a construction laborer

Must hold a high level of common sense relative to equipment and machinery operation

Mechanical aptitude based on past experience around equipment, motors, hydraulic, electrical systems, desired

Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen

Must successfull complete background screening for ATF

Physical Requirements

Ability to perform essential functions of the position

Ability to lift 50 - 100 lbs., 30 - 40% of the time

Stooping and bending 30 – 40% of the time

Work on uneven and loose surfaces in varying weather environments

Maine Drilling & Blasting is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We will not discriminate against applicants with regard to any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, and physical or mental disability.

Job Type
Full Time
66 days ago

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