We are a growing tunneling contractor based in Calgary, AB that offers its employees exciting opportunities for career growth, a great working environment, and competitive compensation.
The Company: Bothar Inc specializes in trenchless tunneling technologies, balancing cost-effective drilling solutions with environmental protection. Our trenchless tunneling methodologies, presents cost effective solutions for challenging pipeline and in urban and remote working environments.
Bothar is respected in the trenchless contracting industry by clients and employees alike, for our integrity, commitment to excellence, and customer orientated service.
Our great team of staff are the best in their field. They are committed to collaboration, quality, and safety. We invest in our people, and they deliver excellence!
We believe in leading through innovation and providing superior value and service to our clients and partners by with safe, high quality, and environmentally conscious trenchless solutions.
The Position: The Mud Plant Operator will be part of the operations team responsible for the safe, technical, and economical operation of the Separation Plant, under the direction of the Solids Control Supervisor. We are hiring for positions located at various project locations across BC and AB.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with mud plant equipment setup
Operate, and maintain the separation plant and drilling fluids system
Use skill and knowledge to streamline the mud plant operation and efficiency
Mix up slurry / lubrication Bentonite
Assist in effective fluids and solids control, recycle and disposal
Sign out required consumables, reporting usage
Monitor separation plant equipment and tank volumes
Participate in daily site meetings, and shift crossover meetings
Load and unload trucks
Assist with equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
Identify consumable or wear parts at mud plant and keep stocked through site supervisor
Effictivly identify type and volume of cuttings coming off shaker
Complete required mud checks
Complete set up and pre drill check lists
Operation of boiler during winter conditions
Ensure proper safety precautions taken when working at mud plant
Education – Grade 12 or GED equivalent
Experience with separation plant equipment (shakers, centrifuges, pumps etc.)
Exposure to Direct Pipe and/or microtunneling technology
Boiler operation experience (Special Oil Well boiler operators ticket required)
Successful candidates will also be required to have the following safety tickets, training is available;
WHIMIS, First Aid, CSTS or PCST, Confined Space Entry and Rescue, Fall Arrest / Fall Protection
Drug and Alcohol clearance
Valid Drivers License is Required
Equitable pay based on experience
Living out allowance or paid accommodations
Travel expense coverage
While performing the duties of this job, requirements include prolonged standing, walking and/or sitting.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Computer / control station work is required which will involve visual focus on screens and documents.
Manual dexterity required to handle/feel objects, tools, and controls.
Occasionally required to climb stairs and/or ladders, balance, stoop or kneel and/or walk on uneven ground.
Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Ability to hear equipment alarms, voices, radio transmissions, and other noises consistent with construction sites.
Ability to work in all weather conditions, inside and outside.
Capability to work in confined spaces is required
Other Relevant Information
This position is assigned to field locations during operations, and to the yard as required
Extended periods of working away and travel is required in this position
While we appreciate all applications, only those who are selected will be contacted.
Bothar is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to providing an equitable, diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees, whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education, and/or disability, feel valued and respected.