Geotechnical Driller

Baton Rouge, LA

Posted: 12/11/2019 Industry: Flexicrew Technical Job Number: 46991

Job Description

FTS i s seeking a Geotechnical Driller to for a Direct Hire position for a company in Baton Rouge.


  • Operate drill rig and oversee drilling operations for auger borings, concrete coring, monitoring wells, instrumentation installation and other types of drilling as required

  • Know when to use different drilling methods

  • Collect and log factual field data to the specifications and/or job instructions provided

  • Keep a boring/coring log of data and samples obtained and other required information

  • Training and supervision of drilling assistant on the drilling site

  • Communication with project managers, clients, schedulers and supervisors

  • Responsible for daily production and efficient use of drill crew s time as required by scope of work for individual projects.


  • Responsible for maintenance, repair and general condition of the drill rig, support truck and other


  • Must be able to diagnose mechanical problems and perform necessary repairs.


  • Responsible for promoting and adhering to a safe work practice.

  • Use required and approved personal protective equipment (PPE) while performing all functions

  • Responsible for the safety of the drill crew and other site personnel.

  • Operate drill rigs, tractor trailers and support vehicles in safe and lawful manner.

  • Maintain necessary documentation relating to the operation of commercial motor vehicles.

  • Driving of DOT regulated vehicles and all responsibilities and knowledge that is required to stay in compliance with DOT requirements.

  • Daily inspections of equipment to satisfy DOT requirements and the proper record keeping as required by DOT regulations.

Required Skills

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with engineers and clients

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis

  • Must work outdoors in all types of weather

  • Be willing to travel 50% and overnight

  • Good mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to pass a road test

Required Experience

  • At least two years related drilling experience required

  • Good driving record

  • Class A or B Commercial Driver' s License required

  • 40-hour Hazmat Training preferred.

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