Job Type: Driller, Technician

Job Description:

Our New Orleans office has an entry level job opportunity with benefits for a Logger/Field Technician.  A logger/field technician will document geotechnical drilling project activities, including classification of samples, preparing samples for shipment, and keeping a written log of the borings. As needed, the logger will assist the driller in solid stem and hollow stem auger drilling and Shelby tube sampling techniques and 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 and out of town work required regularly. The work is generally physically demanding. A sign-on bonus up to $1,000 may be available.

Assist drillers with locating job site and areas for drilling (job setup)
Identify boring locations using plans and GPS
Prepare soil samples obtained by the drillers
Package and label samples and transport samples to laboratory
Keep a written log of all soil borings
Load and unload equipment and supplies
Communicate with client and company representatives.
Ability to lift drill steel and materials weighing up to 80 lbs.
Assist in installing monitoring well casing and screens  
Clean and maintain equipment 
Help obtain drilling core samples
Assist with well development and pumping tests
Assist in drilling operations
Perform other duties as assigned


Soil classification experience a plus but will train
Mechanical skills preferred
Class A or Class B CDL license a plus
Must have or be able to obtain DOT Medical Examiners Certificate
Available to work overtime and weekends as required to meet client schedules
Ability to lift drill pipe and materials weighing up to 80 lbs.
Must have prior experience working outdoors
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 insurance, paid time off, 401(k) with company match, and much more.

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. The hiring department will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.

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