Kluane Drilling, Yukon seeking Drill Helpers for the summer

Kluane Drilling is an exploration drilling company and work for junior exploration companies as well as mining companies in the Yukon.

Our operations require an experienced driller and a driller helper on each drill.  The drills run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and the shifts for the helpers are 12 hours each.  The rotation is usually 4 weeks on with at least 4 days off and up to 2 weeks off if people fly home for the break.  We have accommodations in Whitehorse for days off for those employees who prefer a shorter break.

 It is an excellent opportunity for environmental science, earth science and geology students to work at active mineral exploration projects and to gross approximately $2500 for a full week of work.

Driller Helper Duties

  • Helping driller with manual operations, rig set-up and tear down
  • Helping driller by pulling and adding rods and emptying the inner tube, performing general maintenance, refueling drill and water pumps, running waterline and keeping the drill platform clean and organized.
  • Marketing depths on core blocks + labeling boxes
  • Required to work efficiently and safely at all times while adhering to company, territorial and federal regulations

Experience and Skills

  • Experience helping on a drill or willingness to get trained
  • Physically fit for physically demanding work: able to lift up to 80 lbs., 12 hour shifts
  • Able to work in remote camps for up to 28 days without a day off
  • Zero tollerance on drugs and alcohol, must be able to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol test.
  • Honest and reliable with a positive attitude and willingness to learn new skills

Certification Requirements

  • Current and valid Standard First Aid with CPR
  • WHIMIS 2015

We Offer

  • $24 to $28/hr based on experience plus overtime and bonuses. (Up to $7500 gross / month).
  • Free accommodation and meals while working at camp projects.
  • Training on our drills and opportunities to progress to driller.
  • A safe and healthy work environment with the opportuni9ty for Joint Health and Safety Committee participation and training.

Contact: employment@kluanedrilling.ca

14 MacDonald Road
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 4L2
(867) 633-4800

Note: The University of the Fraser Valley is not affiliated with this company and is only advertising the opportunity for those who may be interested.