Geotechnical Driller Helper

Geotechnical Driller Helper

Navarro & Wright Consulting Engineers, Inc. is accepting resumes for a Geotechnical Driller Assistant to support the drilling crew in the drilling operation. N&W provides civil engineering and related services for Transportation, Site/Civil Infrastructure, Municipal and Energy industry clients. N&W provides drilling services for geotechnical, environmental and construction projects.

The successful candidate will:

  • Assist Geotechnical Driller with soil borings, well installation, soil sampling, rock coring, and visual soil classification
  • Drive medium duty trucks to various job sites as directed by supervisor.
  • Haul supplies to and from the drill site
  • Mix drilling fluids
  • Load appropriate drilling sampling and well installation tools and supplies onto trucks or drill rigs as directed by supervisor.
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks as assigned by supervisors and prepares documentation.
  • Perform miscellaneous maintenance duties in field or shop as directed by supervisors.
  • Mechanical ability to do minor repairs
  • Perform physical labor, shoveling, drilling debris, and transporting materials using ergonomically correct lifting techniques
  • Ability to fill in for driller when qualified
  • Knowledge of safety policies and procedures
  • Maintain all certifications
  • Maintenance/organization of vehicle tracking paperwork and/or digital files
  • Use appropriate public relations when dealing with co-workers, clients, observers, and the public
  • Be dependable / consistent with attendance, and follow Company policies and protocols
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Be dependable / consistent with attendance, and follow Company policies and protocols


  • Maintain a valid Delaware CDL (Class B minimum) Driver’s license
  • Adhere to USDOT drug and alcohol requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One year of steady working experience in construction or drilling
  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds throughout the day. Work is generally physically demanding
  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Status: Hourly, non-exempt

Interested individuals should have a strong work ethic, be in good physical condition, be able to work independently. This position is full-time (40 hours/week) and candidate must be available to work overtime, when necessary. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package offered, including 401K.

Email resumes to:  Thomas Imholte, P.E.,