Driller Helper


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Wichita, KS - (USA) 800 E. Douglas Avenue KS Wichita , KS - 67202 Phone : 316-946-0088



Job Description

Are you looking for PERMANENT WORK? Manpower has immediate openings for 3 Driller Helpers. This is a permanent position!

What's in in for you?

*Permanent work

*Full time hours

*Competitive wages based on experience $15-$17 an hour

*Paid travel time, per diem and lodging for overnight stays

What is the job?

*Desire and ability to work outdoors in all climates and travel regionally.

*Ability to safely lift up to 75 pounds repeatedly

*Capability of obtaining experience in all phases of geotechnical and environmental investigation techniques.

*Take accurate and complete field notes and maintain technically accurate and neat field logs.

*Assist lead driller in the operation of Central Mine Equipment (CME), Mobile, Diedrich, and Geoprobe drilling equipment.

*Assist driller with the following tasks: drilling with hollow stem augers and continuous flight augers, rock coring using conventional and wire line methods, standard penetration testing and thin walled tube soil sampling, and constructing monitoring wells and piezometers.

*Execute project specific health and safety programs in accordance with all local, state, and federal regulations, and/or project specific requirements.

*Ensure compliance with regulatory agency and client requirements and procedures.

*Sample monitoring wells with pumps or bailers, and prepare samples for shipping.

What you bring to the job?

*Strong mechanical skills.

*Valid driver's license, clean driving record, and ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

*Prefer someone with a Class a A or B CDL license

*Prefer someone with a 40-hour HAZWOPER certification, with current 8-hour refresher.

Overnight travel will be required. Only qualified candidates with acceptable employment eligibility verification (I-9) will be considered. Client offers a competitive benefits package, including: medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan plus guaranteed match, Section 125 cafeteria plan, and paid holidays/paid time off.