Diamond Driller

Major Drilling
Ontario, Canada
$30.00 per hour / 88 hours per week
Closing date
Mar 15, 2022

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Hiring Company: Major Drilling Group International Inc.

Position: Diamond Driller – Surface mining and quarrying (15 positions)

Start Date: March 1, 2022 

Job Type: Full-time, 2-year position

Job Description: Do you want to work for one of the largest drilling companies internationally, supplying services to the mining and geological exploration industries?

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Drive and/or operate tracked or truck-mounted rotary drilling, air-track or other drilling machines to drill or bore large holes to specified depths at staked positions in open-pit mine or quarry;
  • Operate tracked or truck-mounted drill equipped with auger or other attachment to drill holes for building foundations or pilings;
  • May measure location and stake out pattern of holes to be drilled, load blast holes with explosives and detonate explosives to dislodge coal, ore or rock;
  • Accurately complete Drill Reports;
  • Delegate tasks, give feedback to crew, develop strength and skills (yours and others) within established objectives and goals drilling contract;
  • Ensure core/sample meets Client specifications;
  • Ensure hole specifications i.e. angle depth size, meet Client’s requirements;
  • Present core/sample in a manner acceptable to Client;
  • To provide technical expertise to your crew;
  • Drive mobile equipment (muskeg, snowmobile, truck etc.) in accordance with internal/ external policies, rules and directives;
  • To set the rig up in a safe manner, so as to obtain an accurate sample as specified by Client;
  • To operate the rig in a manner so as not to endanger yourself or any other persons involved in the day-to-day running of the operation;
  • To operate the rig in a manner that conforms to Major Drilling’s performance targets, policies and procedures;               
  • Anticipate needs of equipment, supplies, resources when necessary;
  • Contribute as a valued team member and demonstrate commitment to common goals and targets of the Company;
  • Reports to the Driller and Foreman (HSEC & Operation);
  • Tasks execution;
  • Performance and maintaining a positive attitude;
  • Inform your Supervisor of all disciplinary interactions.


  • Preferably, have a current registered driver’s license.
  • Be physically fit and have good physical dexterity.
  • Prefer working outdoors.
  • Enjoy travel or at least adapt to a nomadic lifestyle.
  • Be compatible with other people in a small team environment.
  • Be adaptive to living without the normal comforts of home.
  • Be able to work for long hours under prevailing climatic conditions.
  • Good communication and mathematical skills.
  • Can speak and understand the English language.
  • Preferably, have a mechanical background and aptitude, with skills in operating and maintaining machinery.
  • Must be able to pass drug and alcohol test with random testing.
  • Have or be willing to obtain a valid First Aid level C.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Diamond Driller.

Applicants must also possess a work history that highlights the following combination of skills and experience: On-the-job training provided.

Wages: $30.00 per hour / 88 hours per week

Benefits: Medical benefits, dental benefits, vision care benefits. Staff accommodation and meals provided.

Location of Work: Applicants will be employed in the Northeast Ontario region in one of the locations listed here, and may be required to work in several different locations: Sudbury, Chapleau, Kirkland Lake, Timmins, Red Lake, Pickle Lake.

Send Resumes to:

Apply online: www.majordrilling.com/careers

Email: hr.recruiting@majordrilling.com

Company Address:  25 Durum Drive, Rosser, MB R0H 1E0

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