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Aerotek Driller Helper in Des Moines, Iowa


Candidates will be working on a drill rig doing getting soil

samples, in order to check to see what the land and soil composite is before

building on it. Candidates will be lifting pipes, drill rods, and augers. Must

be open to getting dirty doing labor work. Candidates will be shoveling and

taking things on and off the truck.

You will be testing soil, concrete, asphalt. Not all jobs are

on the asphalt, some can be in the mud. The sites are all over the Nebraska/

Iowa area so candidates will need to be able to travel.

Will be taking samples every 5 feet which requires to move

the 65 pound auger every 5 ft. Drill out a sample, collect the sample, document

sample by logging paper work and do the same thing in another five feet

You will go to the office Monday morning and be gone for up

to 2 days to 1 week. It will depend on the job that is lined up for the week.

The scheduled time of travel is 30%.

When asked to travel candidates will get paid per diem (140

per overnight stay) and $25 for travel on the day back.

The work is all commercial/heavy industrial jobs.

You will be working in teams of two and driving around a F550

truck from site to site.

Will be trained. Once fully trained candidates would work

their way to becoming an operator. Would take anywhere from 1 - 2 years and pay

then would be $20 - $22 per hour.


Must be able to lift 50-75 pounds of equipment.

Looking for someone that has a mechanical background that

could help fix equipment.

Just knowing simple mechanical skills is a plus.

1 + years of working with construction equipment - heavy equipment (augers, machinery,

skid loader, etc.)

Looking for someone who is eager, hard worker, and won't get

tired of repetitious work.


Work Environment

Candidates will be working outdoors 100% of the time, and

also traveling around. They need to be prepped on the dirty and outdoor working

conditions in the cold and heat. They will also be shoveling soil and doing

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.