Like working outdoors? Want an entry level position with FULL BENEFITS that could lead to a career in test drilling?
Ardaman & Associates, Inc. is one of the largest geotechnical, materials testing, and environmental engineering consulting firms in the Southeastern U.S. Ardaman has the following opportunity available:
DRILLER TRAINEE Our Orlando office has an opportunity available for a Driller Trainee. Competitive Starting Pay rate for candidates with no experience. Full benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off for vacation, illness and holidays, and 401K plan. A driller trainee will assist the crew chief in solid auger and rotary drilling techniques. The trainee will help move, set up and operate drill rigs and related equipment to drill test holes for geotechnical engineering studies. Site investigation/geotechnical drilling is done to determine the soil characteristics on sites to be developed as building, roadways and bridges. Work is outdoors. The work is generally physically demanding. However, safety in our work is an uncompromised value and we are proud of our safety record. RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ability to lift drill steel and materials weighing up to 80 lbs.
Label sample containers as directed
Assist driller in maintenance and repairs to drill rig
Performs duties at multiple job sites
Assist in measuring test boring locations
Load and unload trucks
Smoothly and quickly connect and disconnect the lower parts of the drill pipe when it is being lowered into and raised from the test hole
Obtain samples of the soil for analysis
Assist in installing monitoring well casing and screens
Clean and maintain equipment
Help move drilling rigs and equipment from site to site, set up on the new site
Assist with well development and pumping tests
Operate equipment such as pumps for air, water and mud, and equipment and tools used to correct problems in drilled holes
Carry out minor maintenance and repairs, including lubrication and cleaning
Perform other duties as assigned by the crew chief
Experience preferred, but will train
Mechanical skills preferred
Class A or Class B CDL license a plus
Must be able to obtain DOT Medical Examiners Certificate or have current certificate prior to employment
Must pass company background checks including drug screen
Must have acceptable driving record within company standards
Local candidates preferred; no relocation.
Please make sure to answer all Job Specific Questionnaire to be considered for this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. Ardaman is a Drug Free Workplace.