Blast Hole Driller
Aggregate Resource Drilling, LLC is taking applications for blast hole drillers. ARD operates a fleet of 21 rock drills, including the newest Caterpillar MD5150, Reedrill SD345s, Reedrill SCH 300 and SCH 5000 SCH5000C, Cubex QXR 1120, Drilltech D25KS, and Ingersol Rand ECM 360/370. Borehole diameters range from 2.5 inches up to 6.75 inches, and drill hole depths range from several feet up to 145 feet deep.
- $16-$25/hr depending on experience
- + overtime
- + benefits including company truck, hotel & meals
- Minimum age 18
- Valid drivers license with a driving record that includes no more than 3 moving violations in the last 5 years and no DUIIs.
- Travel is a required part of the job. Employer provides transportation from headquarters in Springfield
- Because drillers occasionally assist with blasting operations, employer submits candidates to a background check through the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to screen felony records as appropriate in compliance with federal government restrictions
- Employer will administer a drug test and pre-employment physical. For safety reasons, employer drug policy is zero tolerance, including marijuana use
- Health Insurance - 100% of employee premiums are paid by employer
- Dental & Vision - 25% of employee premiums are paid by employer
- 401k - up to 4% employer match of 401k (100% of 0-3% employee contribution, 50% of 3-5% employee contribution). Employee contributions are immediately vested.
- Prevailing Wage Fringe to 401k - On prevailing wage jobs, 100% of fringe (after health insurance and PTO) is paid as pre-tax wages to 401k. "Fringe" is the difference between the employee's regular wage and the total State/Federal Base+Fringe amount.
- Paid Time Off - 40 hours of annual PTO (1 hour per 30 hours worked), available for use after 90 days
- Company Pickup - Drillers are issued a company truck for transportation between home and work and between jobs.
- Company-Paid Hotel - When working on jobs requiring more than 1.5 hours one-way travel time, the company arranges and pays 100 percent of hotel rooms and provides up to $20/day allowance for food to be charged on the company credit card.
- Paid travel-time - except portal-to-portal, travel time is paid.
- iPad - Each Driller is issued a company iPad to complete digital drill logs
- iPhone 5 - Each Driller is issued a company iPhone.
- Fuel Card & Credit Card - Drillers are issued fuel cards and credit cards to charge company expenses
- Unlimited overtime if work is available