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Driller Assistant

Posted on 19-Nov-2018 by EnGlobe Corp.
Location Nipissing, North Bay

Job Description:

Founded in Quebec more than 50 years ago, Englobe is one of the largest soils, materials and environment organizations in Canada.

Englobe is distinguished by the credibility it has built up over the years and its people-centred values. Its 1,800 employees provide recognized expertise to along roster of clients across Canada and abroad. The Englobe name is a guarantee of quality.

Englobe is currently looking for a Driller Assistant to join the North Bay office. Reporting to the Team Leader, you will assist the Driller during geotechnical and environmental site investigations which are used to determine the soil characteristics to support the engineering design and recommendations. Specifically, you will:


  • Label sample containers;
  • Assist driller in maintenance and repairs to drill rig;
  • Performs yard duties at direction of supervisor;
  • Assist in measuring test boring locations;
  • Cleanup boring locations that are completed;
  • Load and unload trucks;
  • Clean and maintain equipment;
  • Help move drilling rigs and equipment from site to site, set up in the new site;
  • Operate equipment such as pumps for air, water and mud, and equipment and tools used on the drill rig;
  • Carry out minor maintenance and repairs, including lubrication and cleaning;
  • Maintain Safety protocols at all times;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • Labourer or mechanical background, an asset;
    • Class G Driver's license and a good driving record; DZ license considered an asset (Drivers abstract willbe required before hiring)
    • Physically fit and ability to perform physical work outdoors in all weather conditions;
    • Mechanical skills an asset;
    • Workperiods for this position may be either 7 days (5 on, 2 off) or 14 days (2 off,5 on, 5 on, 2 off) and daily hours work will be 7.5 to 12 hours (out of townwork);
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