Sunday , January 29 2023

Jobs at USGS – Drill Rig Operator

Website U.S. Geological Survey

Job Description:

This announcement will be used to fill vacancies as they become available over the next three months This announcement may be extended.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Constructs borehole in a variety of methods and uses RDP standard procedures.
  • Uses all types of drilling bits determined by geologic settings.
  • Lead and train others and performs well in a team setting.
  • Serves as journeyman role and aids the lead driller in all aspects of drilling and construction.
  • Operates large and heavy duty equipment safely.
  • Acts as Driller on site when directed by the supervisor and or lead driller.
  • Directs and assists in setting up drill rig and the drilling process to include all activities and tasks involved. Deeper holes may be drilled under the guidance of a lead driller.
  • Determine proper drilling methods depending on project goals, geology, hydrology and equipment available.
  • Ensures drilling fluid circulation system is mixed and maintained when drill rig helpers conduct mud rotary or coring operations.

Job Requirements:

  • Have a valid state driver’s license & safe driving record.
  • Selectee subject to successful completion of a pre-employment medical exam.
  • Selectee subject to successful completion of a pre-employment drug test.
  • Commercial Driver License (CDL)
  • More requirements are listed under Qualifications and Other Information.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, as determined by background investigation.
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
  • Selectee may be subject to serving a one-year probationary period.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Las Vegas, NV, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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