Job Title: Diamond Driller/Sawer
Reports to: Operations Manager
Hours of Work: 39 hours per week plus travel time
Hourly Rate: £9.00 – £11.00 per hour (depending on experience) and travelling time
Location: Unit D, 2 Pottishaw Place, Whitehill Industrial Estate, Bathgate, West Lothian, EH48 2EN
Summary of Position: To carry out drilling and sawing works as directed by the Company and in accordance with the requirements of the Client.
G & I Diamond Limited, a long-established diamond drilling company based in Bathgate, urgently requires to appoint Drillers/Sawers. The successful candidates must have experience in diamond drilling, cutting and sawing; have a thorough understanding of industry-specific health and safety requirements, and be able to work on their own as well as part of a team. Candidates should be aware that periods of night-working may be required from time to time, as well as working away from home at short notice.
To carry out all drilling works as required by Client
To carry out all sawing works as required by Client
To liaise as required with the Operations Manager, the Directors, the office and the Client’s representative during the above works.
To unload and reload vehicle with necessary equipment as required during the project.
To ensure that all equipment is safely stored in the Yard’s storage unit.
To report all defective machinery and equipment to the Company’s Plant Fitter immediately.
To ensure that all equipment is properly lubricated prior to use.
To carry out any other associated works for the Client following approval and authorisation by the Operations Manager.
To meet the Client’s requirements at all times.
To adhere to Company policies and procedures
To drive the company vehicles with due care and attention at all times.
To be responsible for own and colleagues’ health and safety at all times, with regard to relevant health & safety legislation.
To maintain a clean, full driving licence and advise the Operations Manager immediately there is any change to this.
Note: This job description is not exhaustive and will be subject to periodic review. It may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business. The jobholder will be expected to participate in this process and we would aim to reach agreement on any changes. The job-holder may be asked to perform such tasks out with this job description as are reasonably requested by the owner and which are within their capability. N.B. the successful candidate will be required to pass drug & alcohol screening and a ‘fit to work’ medical assessment as part of the recruitment process.
G & I Diamond Drilling Ltd are aware of the importance of training and developing a workforce, who can demonstrate working efficiently and effectively for their Clients. We offer external training courses to our employees along which include an Apprenticeship Scheme run by the Drilling and Sawing Association.
We monitor our training needs and have support through Grieg Melville Human Resources to assist us with implementing policies to further develop our workforce.