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Tetra Tech, Inc.

Driller Assistant - New Orleans

Tetra Tech, Inc. - New Orleans, LA

Job Description:

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 ASSISTANT

Our New Orleans office has an opportunity available for a Driller Assistant.  A driller assistant will assist the driller in solid stem and hollow stem auger drilling and Shelby tube sampling techniques. The assistant will help move, set up and operate drilling rigs and related equipment to drill holes for geotechnical exploration test borings. Site investigation/geotechnical drilling is done to determine the soil characteristics on construction sites. Work is outdoors in all weather conditions. The work is generally physically demanding. 

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

Expediting field supplies

Performs duties at multiple job sites

Performs yard duties at direction of driller

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 hole

Catch samples of drilled cuttings to be analyzed

Assist in installing monitoring well casing and screens 

Clean and maintain equipment

Help move drilling rigs and equipment from site to site, set up in the new site

Help obtain drilling core samples

Dig and clean mud pits and drains

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

Minimum of one year experience preferred

Mechanical skills preferred

Class A or Class B CDL license a plus

Must have current DOT Medical Examiners Certificate or be able to obtain one prior to employment

Available to work overtime and weekends as required to meet client schedules

Available for overnight/out-of-town travel

Must pass company background checks including drug screen

Must have an excellent driving record within company standards

Local candidates preferred; no relocation  

We offer a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, life, time off with pay, 401(k) with company match, etc.

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.  Ardaman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tetra Tech, who is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.  Ardaman is a Drug Free Workplace.       

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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 ASSISTANT

Our New Orleans office has an opportunity available for a Driller Assistant.  A driller assistant will assist the driller in solid stem and hollow stem auger drilling and Shelby tube sampling techniques. The assistant will help move, set up and operate drilling rigs and related equipment to drill holes for geotechnical exploration test borings. Site investigation/geotechnical drilling is done to determine the soil characteristics on construction sites. Work is outdoors in all weather conditions. The work is generally physically demanding. 

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

Expediting field supplies

Performs duties at multiple job sites

Performs yard duties at direction of driller

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 hole

Catch samples of drilled cuttings to be analyzed

Assist in installing monitoring well casing and screens 

Clean and maintain equipment

Help move drilling rigs and equipment from site to site, set up in the new site

Help obtain drilling core samples

Dig and clean mud pits and drains

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

Minimum of one year experience preferred

Mechanical skills preferred

Class A or Class B CDL license a plus

Must have current DOT Medical Examiners Certificate or be able to obtain one prior to employment

Available to work overtime and weekends as required to meet client schedules

Available for overnight/out-of-town travel

Must pass company background checks including drug screen

Must have an excellent driving record within company standards

Local candidates preferred; no relocation  

We offer a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, life, time off with pay, 401(k) with company match, etc.

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.  Ardaman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tetra Tech, who is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.  Ardaman is a Drug Free Workplace.       

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Location: New Orleans, LA

Company Profile:
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. Tetra Tech’s innovative, sustainable solutions help our clients address their water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development challenges. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in every sector and to use that expertise throughout the project life cycle. Our commitment to safety is ingrained in our culture and at the forefront of every project.