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Drill Operators

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Mericle Construction, Inc.
3rd Floor
100 Baltimore Drive
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

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Mericle Construction, Inc. is seeking versatile Blast Hole Drill Operators with prior blast hole drilling and heavy equipment operating experience.

Blast Hole Drill Operators run tracked, cabbed rock drills, Epiroc T-45’s or similar equipment on construction sites with gentle to severely steep slopes. In addition to running the drills, they are responsible for drill minor repairs/upkeep and sharping of drill bits. They are also required to operate other equipment such as Excavators, Dozers, Rollers, Off-Road Rock Trucks and / or labor when drill work is not available.

Requirements Include:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience operating a drill and other excavation equipment
  • Knowledgeable with an Epiroc T45 and Atlas Copco F9 Tophammer drill rig
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Starting wage is based on experience and includes a $2,500.00 sign-on bonus and a full benefit package: Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance, 401k, paid holidays, paid time off, and more!

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