SCOPE OF REQUIREMENTS FROM PERSONNEL:
Must have a minimum of three years experience in the industry
Must possess leadership qualities to co-ordinate crew to ensure a safe working
environment for all
Must liaise with supervisor/ site manager regarding personnel matters
Must know how to operate drill rig safely
Must ensure that the rig is in overall good condition and report any faults to
supervisor/ site manager
Must be able to assemble and service all tools, i.e.
Must know and adhere to the check-up procedure prior to starting the rig i.e.
Check oil levels
Check that all guards are secured and in place
Report all faults to supervisor/ site manager immediately
Ensure good housekeeping practices.
ASSISTANT TO OPERATOR:
Must know how to load and off-load equipment on truck/ trailer
Must be able to safely use pipe wrenches; to couple/ uncouple drill rods etc.
Must have workable knowledge and adhere to safe working practices
Keep site clean
Prevent unauthorized entry to drill site
Must obey all legal orders of operators/ site manager
Rehabilitate sites according to stipulations
Including, and in addition to the tasks of the assistant, the Core Writer must be able to
do the following:
Assemble and secure core barrels
Calculate the depth of the hole drilled
Pack core accurately and neatly on the core trays
Keep stock of core trays and advise when new stock is required.