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Company: Austin Powder
Location: Catskill, NY
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Austin Powder is seeking to hire a full-time Driller to move, set up, and operate drills and related equipment to prepare blast areas at job sites under the direction of the Blaster in charge or the Location Manager. Do you find great satisfaction in getting a job done efficiently and effectively? Are you a great communicator? Do you have unique problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt? If so, we want you to join our team!

This drilling position offers a competitive wage and generous benefits. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, a 401(k), a flexible spending account, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term disability, and an employee assistance program (EAP). If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today!


Austin Powder manufactures a full line of industrial explosives and provides blasting services to customers in the quarrying, mining, construction, and oil and gas industries -- all for the purpose of providing aggregate, energy, and mineral products to consumers.

Our values of commitment to safety, attention to detail, and the power of family are the very bedrock upon which our company's culture is built. We truly value our team which is why we offer competitive opportunities for career growth and advancement.


As a Driller, you are essential to the success of each job. To prepare blast areas, you set up and operate drills and other related equipment. You monitor drill controls as well as the progress of the drilling operation to ensure that everything is working correctly. If there are any equipment, employee, or client issues, you report it to the Blaster in charge and/or the Location Manager. While ensuring the safe and efficient operation of equipment, you recommend measures to improve testing procedures, use of equipment, and preventative maintenance. Your dedication to maintaining your skills, knowledge of equipment, and vehicle operation makes you a successful and valuable team player at Austin Powder.


* High school diploma or equivalent
* 21+ years old
* Experience operating drills
* Drug-free workplace
* Must meet requirements of all state and federal explosive laws and qualify as an ATF explosive possessor
* Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
* Ability to lift 50+ lbs

Class A CDL with a clean driving record is preferred, but not required. Mechanical ability and interest is a plus!


If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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