Thompson Engineering
  • Drilling
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • $20-$26 based on experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Package

Thompson Engineering, Inc has an immediate need for an experienced driller based out of Mobile, AL. This position is responsible for the operation of the drill rig and performs drilling functions for the subsurface collection of soils for testing.


Essential Functions of the Position 

  1. Uses drilling equipment to drill into the ground to retrieve soils samples
  2. Ensures accurate visual inspections of soil samples
  3. Logs inspection results for reporting purposes Holds the drill rod during the drilling process
  4. Responsible for loading and unloading drilling equipment in and out of the company vehicle
  5. Drives company vehicle to and from work sites
  6. Communicates effectively with clients, employees and supervisors

Minimum Requirements 

  1. High School diploma or equivalent
  2. Two to five years' experience in geotechnical drilling
  3. Valid CDL is required
  4. Must be willing to travel
  5. Must be able to follow verbal instructions
  6. Basic computer skills required

 Physical Requirements 

  1. Ability to work in the outside elements of the field up to 100% of scheduled work hours
  2. Required to remain standing for up to 8 hours per work day and walk on uneven/unstable surfaces, concrete, grass, dirt, gravel
  3. Must be able to bend, stoop and climb
  4. Must be able to effectively communicate verbally
  5. Required to be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  6. Ability to manipulate with hands to screw and unscrew equipment, operate tools and machinery
  7. Must be able to drive a company vehicle in a safe manner
  8. Ability to travel and stay overnight, work flexible schedules including overtime, based on the work load of the Drilling Department


About Thompson Engineering

Thompson Engineering was established in 1953 in Mobile, Alabama. Since then, the company has grown to include multiple offices in states throughout the Southeast.

Thompson Engineering is a subsidiary of Thompson Holdings, Inc. Our sister companies are Watermark Design Group, an architectural and interior design firm, and Thompson Consulting Services, a disaster recovery consulting firm. As a group, the three firms provide a broad range of architectural and engineering services.

Thompson is an employee-owned firm with more than 300 personnel in multiple disciplines. Our staff has a vested interest in providing safe, quality driven, successful projects that are completed on time and within budget. Our business relies heavily on our performance and the repeat satisfaction of our customers.

Thompson Engineering and Watermark Design Group are equal opportunity employers.   M/F/D/V.  

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