Driller's Assistant

09 Jun 2024

CG2 Exploration, LLC, an associated company of Carolinas Geotechnical Group, PLLC, is in need of a Driller’s Assistant. Our work consists of drill crews of 2 people that travel throughout North Carolina drilling for subsurface explorations for bridges, roadways and buildings. Drilling may include auger drilling, mud rotary drilling, air rotary and diamond bit coring techniques. The work requires driving equipment to jobsite, setup equipment, help Driller drill to certain depths, cleanup equipment, load equipment and drive to next job or office.

Must be able to work in outdoor conditions (heat/cold/rain) and must be able to lift 75 pounds. Our crews typically work 55 to 60 hours per week on a Monday through Friday schedule. Night-work and overnight stays (per diem and hotel expenses employer paid) will be required periodically.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.

Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.

This is an entry level position designed to train the individual in the various aspects of becoming a Driller including equipment maintenance (i.e., augers, bits, etc.) and equipment operation.

Trained in duties pertaining to soil test borings and rock coring exploration.

Acts as an assistant to the Driller to help perform routine exploration tasks.

Drives medium duty trucks to various job sites.


High school diploma or equivalent.

Limited or no experience required

Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history (no violations in past 3 years).

Ability to obtain Medical Card within first 30 days of employment

Job Type: Full-time


High school or equivalent (Required)


Driver's License (Required)


Vacation and Sick Pay

Employer paid Health Insurance for individual employees

401k with employer match

Bonus Pay