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Driller

Job Description

Driller

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.