Advertised:25-9-12 | Closing Date:23-11-12

Quest Exploration Drilling (Philippines), Inc.

The Quest Exploration Drilling (QED) group is a dynamic exploration drilling contractor with a diversified portfolio of projects across the Asia Pacific rim predominantly in the Philippines and papua New Guinea.
The company is showing a strong growth forecasts on the back of continued expansion and a strong cash position. This organization is seeking to appoint an experienced professional RC Driller to become an integral part of our expnasion.
Further to the exciting scope and competitive incentivized remuneration on offer, the role offers excellent opportunities fro career development.  

RC Driller
National Capital Reg


Responsible for the total efficient operation and safety of his rig and crew at all times.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  •  Must have the skills to keep the hole open and stable long enough for it to be completed.
  •  Must apply the most suitable drilling method and use of circulating fluid to ensure the hole will remain open and suitable.
  • Shall monitor instruments such as pressure gauges, feed or weight indicators to keep track of what is happening down the hole.
  • Shall operate the drill rig, adjusting speed and feed to meet various in situ conditions.
  • Must know what the purpose of drilling for is, and must advice his crew what the job involves.
  • He shall observe the volume, color and consistency of the returns from the hole.
  • Should all the time feel and listen for sounds of vibration or rough drilling.
  • Should conduct a daily shift tool box meeting to the crew before commencing work and topics of the meeting must be logged in the tool box meeting form.
  • A daily pre-start check must be conducted on the drilling rig and its auxiliary equipment before starting a shift using the prescribed pre-start check form.
  • Performs any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time.


  • Of legal age;
  • Candidate must possess Bachelor's/College Degree , Engineering (Chemical), Engineering (Mining/Mineral), Geology/Geophysics or equivalent or at least a vocational Diploma related to mechanical works;
  • At least 2 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
  • Ability to speak fluent english, proficient in written communication and in preparation and writing of reports;
  • Experience with high pressure boosters and Aux compressors;
  • With current Heavy Rigid Truck Driver's License;
  • Senior First aider (Nationally and or Red Cross accredited);
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership and ability to lead by example;
  • With understanding about OHSE and Quality Management System;
  • Can demonstrate excellent communication and leadership skills;
  • Driven in assisting people to reach full potential;
  • Focus on critical success factors on time, quality and value;
  • Must be willing to be assigned in any of the projects;



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Quest Exploration Drilling (Philippines), Inc.

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