• Driller's Helper

    Job Location(s) US-VA-Roanoke
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  • Overview

     This position will be responsible for assisting the driller who will be performing subsurface field investigations in a variety of locations, ranging from interstate highways to remote and difficult to access locations.   


           The tasks may be required to perform may include, but are not limited to:

    • Responsible for supporting driller.
    • Will aid in maintaining tooling, prepping for assignments, setting up tooling, sampling equipment, sampling, classifying samples, and cleanup.
    • Some out of town travel will be required.


    • Ability to lift heaving tooling (approximately 50-75 lbs) repetitively and perform laborious work daily.
    • A problem solver that can address roadblocks with poise and control.
    • Prior experience providing drilling services preferred, but not required.
    • Certifications including: HSA, SPT, mud rotary, and/or rock coring are a plus.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills both oral and written.
    • Must be able to successfully manage numerous assignments and meet deadlines.
    • Must be able to work independently and within teams to achieve goals.
    • Must be detail oriented.
    • Must be willing to participate in and pass F&R’s pre-employment screening including a background. investigation, drug screening and driving record.
    • Requires a valid, clean driver’s license, as travel to job sites is required.
    • Must continue to maintain a safe driving record and valid driver’s license to fulfill travel requirements of this positon.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    In addition to providing competitive salaries, F&R offers a wide range of benefit options, including:


    • Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life

    • Opportunity for professional growth and advancement

    • Tuition reimbursement

    • Paid time off

    • Company–observed paid holidays

    • Short and long-term disability coverage

    • 401K retirement with company match


    We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other reason protected by federal, state or local law.


    F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.



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