Coordinator - Drilling (Lewiston)

Rio Tinto in Lewiston, UT

  • Industry: Engineering - Mineral And Petroleum Engineer
  • Type: Full Time
  • $92,845.00 - 67,010.00
position filled
  • Key role in a diverse and global organization
  • Continuous supply chain improvements leveraging on technology/streamline processes
  • Excellent opportunity for career development of technical expertise in a major Metro Area - Salt Lake City
  • About the role

    We are looking for a Drilling Coordinator- Hydro/TWS

    This position is responsible for:

    Daily supervision for contractor drilling and field operation being carried out by rotary, core, sonic and horizontal drill rigs, site inspections, drill pad construction, road improvements and pump installations.

    Evaluating and monitoring contractor safety systems in accordance with RT drilling and safety standards is a key responsibility.

    Planning and supervision of the drill campaign, which currently provides all samples needed for modeling geology, geotechnical attributes, grade, metallurgy, water levels and hydraulic properties is a core function.This data is responsible for defining the resource and hydrology used as input for mine designs.

    The position has no direct reports but is responsible for coordinating contractors carrying out drilling, borehole geophysical studies, pump contractors & technicians, drill fluid engineering, road & pad construction.

    Drilling contractors operate 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. The Drill coordinator will be required to work a rotating shift to support supervision.

    About you

    To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

    5+ Years Rotary/Core Drilling Operations: Demonstrated ability to safely plan and supervise drilling operations is a fundamental requirement for this position.

    5+ Years of Proven Leadership Experience: Well-developed sense of urgency and a conviction to maintain safety operational compliance. Ability to implement and manage continuous improvement processes.

    Hydrological Testing Knowledge: Intermediate understanding of testing options (open/ cased hole, packers, air lift, slug and recovery) and how the various methods are related to drilling, timing and project goals.

    Geologic Logging Skills: Ability to assess geologic and geophysical logging perform QC of initial logging function, and to assure acquisition of quality samples.

    Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office including PowerPoint programs is essential.Helpful skills would include Mine Site and acQuire.

    Interpersonal Skills: Excellent verbal and written skills to effectively communicate with employees at all levels of the organization.

    Where you will be working

    Rio Tinto Kennecott is a fully integrated mining operation located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, US. Kennecott is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto. For more than 110 years, Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich orebody of the Bingham Canyon Mine. Kennecott is a strong economic driver and strives to be a valuable community partner through strategic partnerships, charitable giving and sustainable development practices.

    About us

    As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

    Our long history is filled with firsts. Weve developed some of the worlds largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminum and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. Youll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

    Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

    We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. Its a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and its this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

    Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

    Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.


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