Mericle Construction, Inc. is seeking versatile Blast Hole Drill Operators with prior blast hole drilling and heavy equipment operating experience.

Mericle Construction, Inc. is the largest, full-service developer of industrial, office, flex, and medical space along Pennsylvania’s I-81 Corridor. Mericle has developed more than 100 buildings in the Scranton/Pittston/Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton area. The Mericle team includes licensed architects, land planners, professional engineers, surveyors, licensed electricians, plumbers, carpenters, leasing and marketing professionals, property managers, and more.

Blast Hole Drill Operators run tracked, cabbed rock drills, Epiroc T-45’s or similar equipment on construction sites with gentle to severely steep slopes. In addition to running the drills, they are responsible for drill minor repairs/upkeep and sharping of drill bits. They are also required to operate other equipment such as Excavators, Dozers, Rollers, Off-Road Rock Trucks and / or labor when drill work is not available.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience operating a drill and other excavation equipment
  • Knowledgeable with an Epiroc T45 and Atlas Copco F9 Tophammer drill rig

Valid driver’s license required.

Starting wage is based on experience and includes a $2500.00 sign-on bonus and a full benefit package: Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance, 401k, paid holidays, paid time off, and more!

You can e-mail your cover letter and resume to Mericle’s Human Resources Department or you can apply online here.

Human Resources Department
Mericle Construction, Inc.
4th Floor
100 Baltimore Drive
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

You can print an employment application here.