Company: Layne Christensen Skills: Floorhand / Roughneck, Maintenance Technician, Heavy Machinery Operator Other Skills: CDL, Driller Education: High School/Secondary Location: Chandler, Arizona, United States Status: Active No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Position Description

Layne is a global water management, construction and drilling company, providing responsible solutions for water, mineral and energy resources. Our philosophy of responsible growth guides us in consistently doing the right thing for our people, the environment, our company and the clients we serve every day. We strive to leave the individuals and places we touch better off for their interaction with us, and our culture is embodied in our unwavering commitment to the four core values that define us: Safety, Sustainability, Integrity and Excellence.
The Driller’s Assistant/Helper is responsible for assisting the drill crew chief in drilling techniques and help move, set up and operate drilling rigs and related equipment to drill wells mainly for but not limited to Mineral Exploration and associated activities in the western area. Work is outdoors in all weather conditions. The work is generally physically demanding. Per diem provided on jobs that qualify .Primary Responsibilities

Ability to lift drill pipe and materials weighing up to 50 lbs.
Assist in drilling operations.
Assist crew chief in maintenance and repairs to drill rig.
Expedite field supplies.
Perform duties at multiple job sites.
Perform yard duties at direction of supervisor.
Load and unload trucks.
Smoothly and quickly connect and disconnect the lower parts of the drill pipe when it is being lowered into and raised from the hole.
Collect, correctly mark and store samples of drilled cuttings or cores to be analyzed.
Clean and maintain equipment.
Move drilling rig and equipment from site to site and set up.
Clean mud pits and drains.
Assist with well development and pumping tests.
Operate equipment such as pumps for air, water and drilling fluid, front end loaders, fork lifts, and trackho’s – will train.
Carry out minor maintenance and repairs, including lubrication and cleaning.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Qualifications Requirements/Preferences

Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Must have clean driving record
CDL license – Class A or B, is a plus but not required
Mechanical skills preferred
Local candidates preferred
Military a plus
Must be willing to work out of town during shift rotation
Must be able to work Safe and follow direction
Must be dependable
Ability to lift up to 50lbs.

Required Education: High School or Equivalent

Related Categories: Construction/Building Trades, Skilled Trades – General, Skilled Trades – Heavy Equipment

Employment Term: Regular

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary/Benefit Notes: Layne offers health, life, 401(k) and a variety of other voluntary benefits.


Layne is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants are considered without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

Layne Christensen Company is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

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