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Working As A Drilling Assistant

  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Deal with People

  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • Make Decisions

  • $38,958

    Average Salary

What Does A Drilling Assistant Do At Tetra Tech

* Assist in drilling operations.
* Expedite field supplies.
* Perform duties at multiple job sites.
* Perform yard duties at direction of supervisor.
* Assist in measuring test boring locations
* Load and unload trucks.
* Smoothly and quickly connect and disconnect the lower parts of the drill pipe when it is being lowered into and raised from the hole.
* Catch samples of drilled cuttings to be analyzed.
* Clean and maintain equipment.
* Help move drilling rig and equipment from site to site and set up.
* Dig and clean mud pits and drains.
* Assist with well development and pumping tests.
* Operate equipment such as pumps for air, water and mud, and equipment and tools used to correct problems in drilled holes caused by mechanical breakdowns or by harmful natural conditions.
* Carry out minor maintenance and repairs, including lubrication and cleaning.
* Perform other duties as assigned

What Does A Drilling Assistant Do At Braun Intertec

* Drilling
* Assist in all aspects of drilling operations while gaining experiences necessary to work with minimal direction
* Help in collection of data and samples in the field under the direction of the crew chief
* Return field samples labeled, organized and complete
* Forward the samples to the project manager and/or client
* Maintenance
* Responsible for maintaining the tooling, equipment and support vehicle
* Assist in drill rig maintenance and repairs
* Safety
* Responsible for promoting and adhering to a safe work practice
* Use required and approved personal protective equipment (PPE) while performing all functions
* Department of Transportation
* Operate support vehicles in safe and lawful manner
* Maintain necessary documentation relating to the operation of commercial motor vehicles, if applicable

What Does A Drilling Assistant Do At Boart Longyear

* Operate ancillary equipment including backhoe, lighting towers and onsite trucks
* Assist to set up/dismantle/move drill rigs and equipment
* Assisting with loading and unloading heavy vehicles
* Ensure site safety and follow Safe Work Instructions
* Add/remove drill rods/augers and other down hole tools
* Conduct and complete necessary safety paperwork and processes
* Clean drill rigs, vehicles, equipment and tools
* Assist with daily pre-start check functions
* Assist in routine maintenance on drill rigs, equipment, vehicles and tools
* Assist with mixing drilling mud's/fluids/chemicals/cement as required
* Maintaining adequate water supply
* Maintaining the drill site, drill rig, work area, lunch room, vehicles and equipment in a clean hazard free condition
* Perform first aid where required

What Does A Drilling Assistant Do At Intertek

* Assisting in operation and maintenance of drill rigs, associated vehicles and equipment
* Maintaining a drilling log and classifying soils (PSI will provide training for these tasks
* Loading and unloading supplies for daily drilling activities
* Ability to work outdoors assisting drill rig operator in ALL types of weather year-round
* Ability to lift up to 80 lbs

What Does A Drilling Assistant Do At Braun Intertec

* Drilling
* Assist in all aspects of drilling operations while gaining experiences necessary to work with minimal direction
* Help in collection of data and samples in the field under the direction of the crew chief
* Return field samples labeled, organized and complete
* Forward the samples to the project manager and/or client

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Drilling Assistant Demographics

Gender

  • Male

    93.5%
  • Female

    4.9%
  • Unknown

    1.6%

Ethnicity

  • White

    80.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    10.6%
  • Asian

    6.1%
  • Unknown

    2.2%
  • Black or African American

    0.9%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    41.4%
  • Dakota

    17.2%
  • Arabic

    10.3%
  • Persian

    6.9%
  • Portuguese

    3.4%
  • French

    3.4%
  • Occidental

    3.4%
  • Urdu

    3.4%
  • Hindi

    3.4%
  • Italian

    3.4%
  • Croatian

    3.4%
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Top Skills for A Drilling Assistant

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Top Drilling Assistant Skills

  1. Safety Meetings
  2. Assistant Driller
  3. Mast/Derrick Inspection
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Attend and participate in all safety meetings.
  • Promoted to Assistant Driller after demonstrating capabilities, hard work, and commitment to company
  • Managed pits and maintained mud pumps.
  • Locate and recover lost or broken bits, casings, and drill pipes from wells using special tools.
  • Coordinated preventative maintenance on existing and new production equipment, including routine calibration.

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