Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • Geotechnical
  • Hillsborough, NC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, H S A, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), service awards, paid voluntary/community service leave and tuition reimbursement.

Summit Design and Engineering Services is seeking a Driller's Assistant to support a Driller, Geologist and Engineers in conducting subsurface investigations.  Work will primarily consist of transporting, maintaining and assisting in the operation of power and manual drilling equipment. 

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Assist with all drilling processes
  • Assist in loading and unloading equipment and setting up site
  • Follow all safety precautions
  • Perform equipment maintenance and repair
  • Complete Driller's Logs on Private Sector Projects
  • Drive Drilling Support Truck when needed
  • Complete daily mileage logs


  • High School Diploma
  • Possession of a valid driver's license, with a safe driving record, CDL Class A is a plus
  • Ability to travel to work sites and stay overnight as needed
  • Ability to work weekends or nights on rare occasions
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly and up to 100 pounds on occasion
  • Experience and ability to operate and maintain heavy equipment
  • Experience and ability to use various hand tools and basic welding equipment

Preference will be given for individuals with 12 months experience performing heavy lifting, moving of heavy tools and being familiar with the operation of heavy equipment and hand tools.  

Must be reliable and willing to work in extreme weather conditions.  Must be able to walk over rough and uneven terrain.  Other physical requirements include, but are not limited to, the ability stand up to 12 hours per day, ability to bend, stoop, kneel, climb and balance and ability to grasp with your hands, extend arms and work overhead.  Will be required to maintain a safe work environment including the use of personal protective equipment such as safety steel-toe shoes, hard hat, ear protection, safety glasses, safety vest, etc.

Job offer will be conditioned on successfully completing a post-offer medical job specific test and background and driving record check. 

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