Driller

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Location
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Industry
Geosciences
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
US$ 13.00 - US$ 15.00 per hour
Ref. Number
RALT230
Contact
Spherion Altoona, Spherion
Phone
814-942-1199
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Job Description

Summary of Position:          Conducts field work; drilling operations;   Work Environment:              The majority of time will be spent in the outdoors at various job sites; occasionally in field technicians office and general offices.  Position includes overnight travel.  Must be able to tolerate moderate levels of driving; Must be able to work in various types of weather conditions; Must be able to work with moderate to high noise levels, i.e. heavy equipment and industrial process equipment.  

 Physical Requirements:  ·               Standing up to 3/4 of time. ·               Walking up to 3/4 of time. ·               Sitting less than 1/3 of time. ·               Using hands over 2/3 of time. ·               Reaching with hands and arms up to 2/3 of time. ·               Climbing or balancing less than 1/3 of time. ·               Kneeling up to 2/3 of time. ·               Talking or hearing up to 2/3 of time. ·               Lifting up to 75 pounds.         

Skills

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:    Basic computer skills (Word, Excel); good communication skills, both written and verbal; good organizational skills;  knowledgeable of and follows field and company protocols; mechanical repair skills; Heavy Equipment Operation (i.e. drill rigs), a plus.  CDL Class B Driver License, OSHA 40 Hour Training.      


1.    Installation of Monitoring Wells and Soil Borings
2.    Groundwater/Soil Sampling and other Geological/Hydrogeological Investigations.
3.    Experience with Rock Core Drilling
4.    Maintenance and Operation of Company Drill Rigs
5.    Maintenance and Operation of Utility Locating Unit
6.    Maintenance of Remediation Systems
7.    Remediation System Construction and Installation
8.    Care and Maintenance of Company Equipment
9.    Other Functions that may be requested or required by Company Management.   

Qualification

Minimum Qualifications:                       High School Diploma; some science related college, a plus. Valid Drivers license and clean driving record. 

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