Company: APS Technology
Skills: Driller, Rig Manager
Other Skills: Rig Manager
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Wallingford, Connecticut, United States



Open positon for a Drill Rig Operator for a Schramm T130XD drilling rig with top drive and 50 ft mast. The rig utilizes a Schramm LoadSafe pipe handling system.

Drilling experience could be oil or water with preference given to work with a geotechnical or environmental company. MWD/LWD familiarity a plus but not necessary.

Must be able to operate as a rig manager and assist with tool pushing.

Minimum of 2 years' experience operating a drill rig required.

Work will involve 75% outside / 25% inside and may involve working in inclement conditions.


Typical day:

Meet with crew, review day's activities, conduct safety meeting, meet with engineering and project mgrs. as necessary. Discuss testing requirements, find out what's going on and what's coming up. Coordinate upcoming tests, work with test personnel to complete the testing on schedule and provide reports for completed tests.

Ensure the rig and drilling equipment is ready for use at all times and working with rig crew, participate in the scheduled maintenance of this equipment including maintaining the drilling mud system.