Jobs In Northern Region 2018
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Purpose of the position
- To contribute to the attainment of the Organization’s water well drilling objectives.
- Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
Maintenance of Equipment & Accessories
- Assist in the routine and annual servicing of drilling rig equipment and it’s accessories
- Ensure mechanics to perform daily routine checks on drill rig equipment and vehicles
- Ensure adherence to maintenance and schedules of all equipment and it’s accessories
- Assist the Driller in the drilling of boreholes
- Assist the driller in the development and construction of wet wells
- Assist the Assistant hydrogeologist in the chlorination of developed holes
- Assist in the backfilling of dry holes and make sure they are sealed
- Assist the driller to carry out air lift drilling in stable conditions, and mud drilling in alluvial and unstable conditions and formations
Site Management and Safety
- Assist the driller to ensure the safety and security of drilling rig equipment and it’s accessories
- Demarcate the working area with caution tape to keep community members from risk
- Make sure drilling accessories are well parked in the trucks after drilling and the drilling site made safe
- Perform preventative maintenance on all equipment,
- Fill out all log sheets and maintenance cards correctly and ensure they are kept up to date,
- Ensure all equipment is kept clean,
- Ensure Floor Hands have performed preventative maintenance on appropriate equipment,
- Learn and adhere to all Company Safety Policy, Procedures and Practices, and all governmental safety regulations and,
- Assist the Driller in mentoring the Floor Hand and helping with on the job training.
Inventory & Reporting
- Take inventory of all drilling consumables and advise the driller for new supplies and replenishment
- Inspect and report on all equipment daily or as required,
- Carry out the distribution of fuel and lubricants
- Submit monthly report on the consumption of fuel and lubricants to the driller
- Assist the driller to write and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports
- Identify and report drilling needs and request for same
Working Environment / Conditions
- Work environment: Frequent travel to the field
- Travel: 60% Domestic
- On call: 15%
Required Skills or Experience
- Educational level required: Certificate/ Diploma in Drilling Operations or Mechanical Engineering
- Technical Training qualifications required: Professional technical skill desired (certification?)
- Experience: 3 years of experience in the hydrogeological field related to groundwater exploration and development
- Must be computer literate
- Must possess a valid driver’s license with driving experience.
- Must be proactive with a high level of initiative, innovation, drive and a strong team player with interpersonal skills.
- Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
- Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions.
- Perform other duties as required.
Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should please get the details of the Jobs from World Vision's website: https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/ghana/water-sanitation-and-health-wash/drilling-assistant/11508. The deadline for submission of application is December 11, 2018.
- As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children.
- All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
- World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.
Women are particularly encouraged to apply