ï Assisting in the maintenance and servicing the drill rigs, drilling equipment and tools.
ï Operates machines to flush earth cuttings or bows dust from hole.
ï Assembles and positions machines, augers and casing pipes.
ï Verifies depths and level of boring position
ï Retracts auger to force discharge dirt from hole.
ï Start, stops and controls drilling speed of machine and insertion of casing into hole.
ï Signals crane operator to move the equipment.
ï Drives truck or tractor to work site.
ï Operates hoist to lift power line poles into position.
ï Monitoring drilling operation and strata being drilled to determine need to adjust drilling or insert casing into hole.