Drill Monitor

Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. Fort McMurray, AB $1.00 per year



Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. – an employee owned, Alberta based company, are looking for a Drill Monitor(s) out of Fort McMurray, AB. Do you like to build and maintain professional relationships?  Do you like a fast-paced work environment?  Are you eager to grow and develop within a resource-based team?  Then this role is for you!  Apply today.

Please note, we have temporary & permanent options. These opportunities exist as local to Fort McMurray as well as a limited number of fly in/out positions from Calgary or Edmonton. Upon applying, please state your preference and we will do our best to accommodate your preference.

What You’ll Be Doing

·         Monitoring drill rigs: mud-rotary, dual-rotary, sonic, and auger

·         Describe and sample various geological materials

·         Compiling daily field reports and logs

·         Installation of various types of geotechnical instrumentation such as piezometers, slope inclinometers, standpipes - to name a few

·         Assistance with the development and compliance of QA/QC policies for technical work

·         Participate and contribute to Terracon’s and the client’s health & safety programs

·         Working in a mining and remote base settings


What We’re Looking For

·         Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Geology or Earth Science, Geoscience, Geo Environmental or related fields

·         Demonstrate a strong commitment to safety, for themselves and their co-workers

·         Experience in core logging, drilling, or mining environments an asset

·         Attention to detail, specifications, and reporting

·         Must have valid driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract and 2 years’ experience in the industry field

·         Legally authorized to work in Canada on an ongoing basis


Additional Assets  

·         Preference will be given to those who have previous oil sands experience

·         Experience driving a 4x4 off road and in winter conditions

·         An interest/knowledge of civil engineering considered a plus

·         BSO/CSO, H2S & CCIL certification are considered assets

·         Preference will be given to those who have an APEGA or ASET membership

·         Experience in oil sands geology and glacial overburden geology

Terracon’s Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission is to help ensure projects are designed, built, and maintained with the sound application of geotechnical, geoscience, environmental and safety standards so that they operate effectively and safely.  Our Vision is to be an industry leader by building best in class technical, safety, and professional standards into everything we do.  We are at our best when our collective and individual actions are guided by our SITE Values (Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Entrepreneurism).


Why Work for Terracon?

Come work with a group of people who have a passion for excellence and share common values.  In your role at Terracon, you will have an ability make a difference every day, working along side a wide range of dedicated engineers, geoscientists, technologists as well as a talented group of people who support the business.  You will have an opportunity to share your expertise and develop solutions working with various clients on interesting projects.  We offer a competitive employee package including health & dental wellness plans, employee incentives, and RRSP/TFSA financial wellness plan.  Apply to learn more about your future with Terracon.


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Terracon is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our employees and clients including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, women, persons with disabilities and person of any ethnic and national or socio-economic background.

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