Role accountabilities:

  • As an Assistant Driller, you will operate in a two-person team supporting the Lead Driller to complete drilling projects across the UK and occasionally in Europe.
  • This will include driving to the drilling site, setting up and advancing boreholes using installing a range of drilling equipment, collecting ground samples, installing & monitoring of equipment, making the drilling site work areas safe, following H&S procedures, and other ad hoc duties.
  • You will receive training from day one to become a competent Assistant Driller and will be enrolled in/on an NVQ on completion of your probationary period. 
  • For those wishing to progress further in-house training, apprenticeships, and NVQ’s in Land Drilling and receive training from day one will be available to allow you to work towards becoming a qualified Lead Driller.

    Qualifications & Experience:

  • You must be a motivated person, who enjoys hands-on, outdoor jobs. A background of education or working in a labour-intensive role such as ex-military, construction, or agriculture would be advantageous.
  • A driving license is essential. 
  • Ability to stay away from home Monday-Friday. Single occupancy accommodation, Travel and Food allowance will be provided.
  • Basic IT Skills
  • The following competencies/accreditations would be beneficial: CSCS, SPA/PIA, Personal Track Safety (PTS) but if not held the required training will be provided in any event by Arcadis.