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Well Driller - 5043

Absolute Opportunities
Willmar, MN
November 18, 2019


Well Driller - 5043

Role: Technician / Maintenance

Relocation Available: Yes

Industry: Construction

Location: Minnesota

Town / City: Willmar

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

Company is seeking an experienced Water Well Driller who will be responsible for delivering drilling projects ranging from 2” & up to 16” wells, plastic & steel, in glacial drift or bedrock. As a drilling expert you will supervise all other personnel on site and communication with property owner, driller’s helper & office staff to ensure timely and professional completion of drilling projects. You will also be responsible for maintaining the trucks, drilling equipment, mechanics, safety regulations, paperwork & logbooks. Because more wells are located in urban areas, you will have to travel to remote locations daily and spend time outdoors, and instead of a typical 40-hour week and 9 to 5 hours, work is performed until the job is complete. The work is loud and dirty and so you must be physically fit to use the large equipment. You must also have good customer service skills to interact with customers.

Typical Tasks:

Review client requirements and proposed locations for water wells

Operate water well drilling rigs and other equipment to drill, bore and dig for residential, commercial and industrial water wells and install well screens, casings and other well fixtures

Perform routine mechanical maintenance work on water well drilling rigs and equipment

Install, test, maintain and repair water well pumps, piping systems and equipment

Perform pumping tests to assess well performance

Provide other drilling services, such as repair or dismantling of the existing water well structure

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Must have good sales skills and make sure the customer is happy before you leave the yard.

Know state codes on how to construct wells, to include isolation distances & grouting requirements

Abide by safety and personal protective and equipment policies & procedures.

Always wear a seat belt and never talk or text on a cell phone when driving.

Attend regularly scheduled safety meetings and report all unsafe conditions to your Supervisor.

Pre-trip inspects in AM and post-trip inspects at end of every day.

Replace used equipment on vehicles at end of each day.

Ensure customer’s property is left in clean and professional condition

Level of Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Must be able to speak, read and understand English

Physical Requirements:

Lift and/or move up to 100lbs, work outside in the elements.

Employee is regularly required to: stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands & arms; talk or hear; or smell; walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


Clean MVR. Valid Driver’s License with CDL Class A (preferred) or CDL B License

Current medical card approved

Ability to obtain air brake, tanker and HAZMAT endorsements

Ability to obtain state drilling license

Drug testing: Pre-employment and subject to DOT random testing requirements

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. 2+ years of water well drilling experience.

2. Clean MVR. Valid Driver’s License with CDL Class A (preferred) or CDL Class B License.