Driller

Drillers assemble, position and operate drilling rigs and related equipment, to extract ore, liquids or gases from the earth.
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    Overview

    Drillers assemble, position and operate drilling rigs and related equipment, to extract ore, liquids or gases from the earth.

    Day-to-day

    • dismantles moves and reassembles drilling rigs and accessory plant
    • takes samples of ore, liquids and gases and packages them
    • performs minor maintenance and repairs, and lubricates and cleans plant
    • records performance details and information obtained from wells, and keeps logs detailing operations.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Driller

    Skills employers are looking for

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