The Doe Run Company
  • 04-Oct-2017 to 02-Mar-2018 (CST)
  • Exploration and Research & Development Division
  • Viburnum, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • REG

The Doe Run Company is seeking an Assistant Surface Drill Coordinator to assist the surface drill supervisor with the surface drilling program for the Doe Run Company's Exploration and Development Division in Viburnum, MO.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with the dozer operators to coordinate the construction of drill roads and drill sites. Verify that drill roads and drill sites are constructed in accordance with the Doe Run Exploration and Development Department drilling SOP prior to drills mobilizing onsite.
  • Coordinate with the rotary drillers to verify that drill holes are being sleeved in a timely fashion and that work is coordinated with the diamond drilling group. This will involve field visits to the rotary drill rigs several times a week. Coordinate with the diamond drillers to verify that adequate sites are prepared in advance and that diamond drillers know where they are moving to next.
  • Visit diamond drill sites prior to diamond drills mobilizing onsite to ensure that drill roads and drill site do not need any reworking.
  • Visit diamond drillers in the field several times a week to check on drilling progress and to examine core that has been drilled. A drillers log is to be kept noting driller, hole number, any drilling related issues occurring, and a general log of the cored hole to date.
  • Conduct safety/environmental/operating review of drills when visiting drill sites, both rotary and diamond drills. Fill out site inspection cards.
  • Survey all surface drill holes and enter date into acQuire Database.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs regularly and repetitively
  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver's License, current CDL
  • Must not be color blind
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • DNR Test Hole License (obtained once employed with Doe Run)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Drive almost daily, sometimes up to 50 miles one way to inspect drill sites in a company provided vehicle
  • Knowledge of Geology, preferred
  • Associate's degree or some college, preferred
  • Drilling experience, preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of the procedures, techniques and equipment used in the assigned areas (on the job training provided)
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and applicable safety standards and procedures of the assigned area, on the job training provided
  • Knowledge of environmental compliance, preferred
  • Knowledge of basic blueprint reading, preferred
  • Ability to safely operate basic hand and power tools

Based in St. Louis, The Doe Run Company is a privately held natural resources company and one of the largest integrated lead producers in the Western Hemisphere. Dedicated to environmentally responsible mineral and metal production, Doe Run has facilities in Missouri, Washington and Arizona and operates one of the world's largest, single-site lead recycling facilities, located in Boss, Mo.  Using innovative mining techniques, Doe Run skillfully taps one of the largest lead deposits in the world.

As stewards of the mineral resources in our care, we strive to provide premium services and products to people who share our belief in enhancing the quality of life. You may view our sustainability report located at

The Doe Run Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please click on the following links: About the EEO law and EEO law supplement.


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