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Driller – Geotechnical and Mining

Business Unit:

Gulf Laboratories



Job Description:

Company profile 

Gulf Laboratories as part of Mannai Corporation, we specialise in ground investigation, borehole drilling, and laboratory testing across the Middle East. With over 40 years of experience, we’ve served civil engineering, water resource, and development projects. Our capabilities include 4 labs, 32 drilling rigs

As a Driller – Geotechnical and mining, you will be responsible for drilling geotechnical and mining holes at various locations. You will operate drilling equipment and machinery to take rock and soil samples and install subsurface instrumentation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate drilling equipment to extract soil and rock samples for geotechnical analysis and investigation.
  • Follow drilling plans and instructions, ensuring accurate sample collection and data recording.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot drilling equipment to ensure proper functionality and safety.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to prevent accidents and ensure a safe working environment.
  • Collaborate with geologists and engineers to interpret drilling results and adjust procedures accordingly.
  • Document drilling activities, including locations, depths, and soil/rock descriptions.
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of drilling sites.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on drilling equipment as needed.
  • Monitor drilling progress and adjust techniques to address changing conditions.
  • Participate in training sessions and workshops to stay updated on drilling techniques and safety measures.

Skills Desired:


  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical or vocational training in drilling operations is a plus.
  • Proven experience as a Driller in geotechnical or related fields.
  • Familiarity with drilling equipment, tools, and techniques.
  • Strong understanding of safety protocols and procedures.
  • Ability to work in varying weather and environmental conditions.
  • Good physical stamina and manual dexterity.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well within a team.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in recording data

Join our winning team and embody our core values of leadership, collaboration, customer-centricity, and strong partnerships, as we work together to deliver exceptional solutions and shape the future of the industry.


Applying For: Driller – Geotechnical and Mining

Contact Us

Tel: (+974) 4455 8888                Fax: (+974) 4455 8880              Email: [email protected]  

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