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Drill Crew Supervisor

TPD is looking for a Drill Crew Supervisor to assist with an exploration project outside of Tucson, Arizona with a junior mining company.

About Us:

TPD is an international HR & Workforce Solutions company that provides tailored & scalable solutions to organizations that are experiencing growth, change or HR related problems.  

We partner with organizations to provide on demand solutions that help them save time, money and internal resources.  

As the HR evolution rapidly changes business landscapes and the traditional responsibilities of human resources, TPD continues to provide cutting edge solutions & hands-on expertise.

Specializing in the mining industry, TPD has assisted with some of the largest industry leaders with their exploration projects, mining and dig sites, and processing facilities.

About the Job:

Reporting to the Senior Resource Geologist, the Drill Crew Supervisor is responsible for overseeing a drill rig and crew for a copper porphyry exploration project.  Managing a team of 3-4 drillers and overseeing the construction and development of road and water systems in a remote setting, the Drill Crew Supervisor needs to be able to  think critically and make well-informed quick decisions.

Senior Geologist Responsibilities

  • Operate excavators, drill rigs, earth movers, skid steer, forklifts and other heavy machinery
  • Inspect equipment regularly for routine maintenance
  • Oversee and manage a team of 3-4 earth movers and drill crew
  • Coordinate the construction of a road system and water system to site
  • Conduct routine safety meetings and maintain a safe work environment
  • Assist the rest of the team as needed

Senior Geologist Requirements

  • Commitment to maintaining and promoting work safety standards
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience
  • Previous experience operating heavy machinery
  • OSHA / MSHA certification is ideal, but not required


Interviews are taking place right away. To apply, kindly submit your resume (cover letter not required).  We encourage you to follow up on the status of your application by calling TPD at 503-208-7359


TPD will not share your information with anyone outside of our firm without your approval as privacy and confidentiality are part of TPD's core values.

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