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Drilling Supervisors




West Africa

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March 23, 2012
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Drilling Supervisors | Mining

West Africa

Job Code:  6345


Our client requires experienced Drilling Supervisors for their operations in West Africa.

Drilling Supervisor Role

  • The primary purpose of this role is to ensure that exploratory drilling operations are carried out in a safe and efficient manner whilst maximizing production delivery targets.
  • Supervising and/or operating multi-purpose drilling, rotary core and diamond drilling operations.
  • Supervising all employees involved in drilling operations.
  • Producing risk assessments and safe working procedures.
  • Ensuring that safe systems of work are fully implemented.
  • Undertaking safety inspections of the drilling work sites.
  • Training, coaching and mentoring Trainee Drillers and members of the local workforce.

Drilling Supervisor Experience and Skill Set Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years relevant drilling experience.
  • Supervisory management experience.
  • Experience of delivering grade control and exploratory drilling operations in remote locations.
  • Extensive experience in working overseas, particularly in remote self contained locations.
  • Experience living in a multicultural and diverse environment.
  • The ability to work alongside and train our locally employed workforce.
  • People management skills and the ability to work in a supervisory role.
  • Strong commitment to the implementation of safe working practices.
  • Experience in working with safety management systems.
  • Experience with Atlas L8, Diamec, EDS 900, Mustang, JKS 1000, UDR 650, UDR 1000 types of Drill Rigs would is highly preferred.
  • The ability to speak French would be an advantage, but is not essential.

All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.

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Attractive salary on offer and the opportunity to expand your career with a renowned international company.

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