Drill Operator
Dangote Industries Limited
Obajana, Kogi, Nigeria
6d ago


We are looking for Drill Operator who will be responsible for day-to-day operation of drilling machines to bore blast holes in open-pit mines and quarries.


  • A Trade Test or its equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience.
  • Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive and operate tracked or truck-mounted rotary drilling, air-track or other drilling machines to bore large blast holes to specified depths at staked positions in open-pit mine or quarry.
  • Before commencement of operation and at close of shift, you should go round the machine and ensure road worthiness of the machine and operate.
  • any incident report to superior.

  • Operate drilling machines to drill blast holes.
  • Operate tracked or truck-mounted drill equipped with auger or other attachment to drill holes for building foundations or pilings.
  • May measure location and stake out pattern of holes to be drilled, load blast holes with explosives and detonate explosives to dislodge limestone or rock.
  • Ensure adherence to HSE procedures and regulations in the performance of duties.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor, Drilling Engineer from time to time.
  • Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of heavy equipment and drills operations.
  • Very good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Very good oral and written communication skill.
  • Benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training and Development
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