Greenville, SC 29615
This is an entry level position designed to train the individual in the various aspects of becoming a driller/exploration team member including equipment maintenance (i.e. augers, bits, etc.), equipment operation, basic survey and leveling equipment, and a general knowledge of reading civil plans.
Trained in duties pertaining to test borings, CPT and SCPT exploration and/or installation of groundwater monitoring wells.
The Driller I will perform subsurface exploration using conventional drilling or in-situ testing techniques.
Drilling may include auger drilling, mud rotary drilling, air rotary and diamond bit coring techniques.
In-situ testing techniques may include cone penetration testing (CPT) and seismic cone penetration testing (SCPT) equipment, pressure meter and other, related apparatus.
Work also includes installation of instrumentation, piezometers and monitor wells.
Work as part of a multiple person team on projects.
Field locate required exploration points and determine elevations of points.
Develop site reconnaissance information.
Load soil samples, exploration tools and instrumentation/well installation tool and supplies onto trucks or drill rigs.
Prepare and review boring logs using Unified Soil Classification System (USCS) and basic standard rock classifications and site description forms.
Prepares United States (US) Department of Transportation (DOT) paperwork, as required.
Provide input as to how to best perform exploration tasks.
Report required maintenance to supervisor and perform maintenance tasks as required.
Acts as an assistant to the lead operator to help perform routine exploration tasks.
Drives medium duty trucks to various job sites.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Limited or no experience required
Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
Ability to obtain Medical Card within first 30 days of employment
Ability to obtain a commercial driver’s license within first 90 days of employment.
OSHA 40-Hour Course
CPR/First Aid Trained
Strong written and verbal communication skills
For 'Level I 'positions, experience is a plus, but training will be provided.
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