Exploration Team Member I, (Driller Apprentice)
There are many reasons why you should consider beginning a
career with Terracon. As an employee-owned company and over 50
years strong, Terracon provides stability through continued company
growth and a deep commitment to employees' development and
wellbeing. Terracon offers you a rewarding career of delivering
success and helping build communities.
If you have an interest in working outside, enjoy a little
travel, have a taste for adventure, and would like to start a new
career, let us tell you about our exploration team. You will work
closely with a lead exploration member on a drill rig to train and
learn this job function. The work we do is critical in soil and
groundwater evaluation leading into the design and construction
Safety is a non-negotiable. Going home safe to your family at
the end of the day is our top priority and it should be yours as
well. Our employees are empowered to call out any safety concerns
as they arise and stop work when necessary.
Essential Role and Responsibilities:
- This is an entry level position designed to train the
individual in the various aspects of becoming an exploration team
- Acts as an assistant to the lead operator to help perform
routine exploration tasks.
- Drives medium duty trucks to various job sites.
- Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects.
Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or
concerns to management.
- Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all
- Trained in duties pertaining to test borings, sampling, in-situ
testing including CPT and SCPT exploration and/or installation of
groundwater monitoring wells.
- Some equipment maintenance (i.e. augers, bits, etc.), support
equipment operation, basic survey equipment, and a general
knowledge of reading civil plans.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Limited or no experience required.
- Willingness to travel overnight as needed.
- Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history.
- Ability to obtain Medical Card within first 30 days of
- Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions.
- OSHA 10 and 30
- 40 hour HAZWOPER
- Class D License
- CDL Class A, a bonus
Anyone with a knowledge of geotechnical or environmental
drilling experience is strongly encouraged to contact Terracon to
discuss career options at various levels and locations.
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering
firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon
has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in
environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services.
Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150
offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth
is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service
and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in
Terracon's vision of "Together, we are best at people" is
demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits
package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many
programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k)
plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and
various bonus programs.
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority,
female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered
for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant
for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion,
national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
gender, disability, age, or military status.