Terracon Driller/Exploration Team Member I in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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, don't mind travel, have a taste for adventure and would like to start a new career, let us tell you about our exploration team. There is a long list of technical duties you will perform listed below, but overall, you will work closely with our lead exploration members on the drill rig and learn this job function. The work we do is critical in soil and ground evaluation. The information we discover during exploration is critical in the construction process.
Safety is a non-negotiable. Going home to your family at the end of the day is our top priority, and it should be yours as well.
Essential Role and Responsibilities:
This is an entry level position designed to train the individual in the various aspects of becoming a driller/exploration team member including equipment maintenance (i.e. augers, bits, etc.), equipment operation, basic survey and leveling equipment, and a general knowledge of reading civil plans.
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 projects.
Trained in duties pertaining to test borings, CPT and SCPT exploration and/or installation of groundwater monitoring wells.
Acts as an assistant to the lead operator to help perform routine exploration tasks.
Drives medium duty trucks to various job sites.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Limited or no experience required.
Willingness to travel about 90% of time
Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
Ability to obtain Medical Card within first 30 days of employment
Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
OSHA 10 and 30
40 hour HAZWOPPER
Class E License
CDL, a bonus
Driller/Exploration Team Member I
Regular, Full Time
City, State (Office Location):
Cedar Rapids, IA
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 3,500 employees in 130 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 the marketplace.
Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.
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.