World Vision International

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Job Description


To contribute to the attainment of the organization's water well drilling objectives, the Driller will be operating different types of rigs on different types of surfaces, directing a work crew in maintaining drill equipment and tapping into sub-surface water to develop into wells.

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

The Package

  • The position is based in Savelugu with some level of domestic travel.

  • The position comes with an attractive salary package.

  • S/He reports to the Drilling Team’s Coordinator

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and supervise the construction of water facilities from groundwater and surface water sources.

  • Provide technical support for the planning, coordination and monitoring of all constructional and civil engineering works.

  • To drive drilling Rig daily to and from drilling site

  • Ensure efficient handling of all field equipment and their accessories and make sure they are always in good condition.

  • Ensure that wells are drilled and completed in a manner that meets the objectives of the organization

  • Submit monthly report on the consumption of fuel and lubricants to supervisor

  • Conduct morning calls and review morning reports from the drilling equipments with the Drilling team Supervisor at the drilling site.

  • Provide and discuss weekly update on equipments’ performance status with Drilling supervisor and Workshop supervisor in an effort to eliminate optimize and eliminate problems

  • Plans and implements daily mechanical maintenance activities on drilling vehicles and equipments.  Assigns and monitors staff to minimize downtime and assure continuous drilling operations.

  • maintain effective and positive working relationship with others, cooperative and supportive team player, and work with a variety of people

  • Implements safety policies and procedures; makes safety contacts and maintains safety records.

  • Ensure the operations are conducted in the best interest of the Organisation.

Education / Work Experience / Skills

  • HND in Drilling with 3 years field experience in groundwater drilling.

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in groundwater drilling. Working knowledge of geology may be an advantage.

  • Professional technical skill desired

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.