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Driller - Driller Assistants - Future Opportunities

S&Me

S&Me

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Driller - Driller Assistants - Future Opportunities

  • Charleston, SC, USA
  • Full Time
  • Field Exploration
  • Early Career

Driller and Driller Assistants - Future Opportunities

Requisition Number: 2024-2190-00


Are you passionate about making a meaningful impact on infrastructure projects? Do you thrive in dynamic outdoor environments where no two days are the same? If so, we have an opportunity for you to join our team at S&ME!


S&ME is looking for motivated and passionate Drillers and Driller Assistants to join our Field Exploration team in many locations across our footprint.


Driller and Driller Assistants must exhibit safety, quality workmanship, and integrity; be dependable; and be open to working outdoors year-round. The ability to travel with paid hotels and per diem is part of this position's requirements.


Your Day-to-Day:

  • Assist/Conduct drilling operations for soil and rock samples using various drilling techniques and equipment.
  • Assist in the setup, operation, and maintenance of drilling rigs and associated machinery.
  • Perform geotechnical testing and data collection in the field.
  • Ensure adherence to safety protocols and procedures at all times.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to achieve project goals and deadlines.

What You Bring:

  • A High School diploma/GED
  • 0-3 years of experience in Geotechnical Drilling, or a related field
  • HAZWOPER certification or the ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Commercial Drivers License (CDL), required for Drillers

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

You are willing and able to perform the physical demands of this position with the use of Company-provided Personal Protective Equipment such as:

  • Working outdoors the majority of the time in varying weather conditions
  • Walking over rough and uneven terrain
  • Standing up to 8 hours a day, up to 12 hours on occasion
  • Routinely lifting and carrying 40-50lbs, (field/laboratory samples and equipment)
  • Maneuver field equipment safely, such as a loaded wheelbarrow, on uneven ground and around active construction sites
  • Traveling out-of-town (typically overnight) for assignments as necessary
  • Working outside of normal business hours when necessary

We Are S&ME:

For over 50 years, our collaborative approach to geotechnical, civil, environmental, and construction materials has offered innovative solutions to solve our clients' most complex challenges. Together, our work results in lasting positive community impacts across the country.


Collectively, we are 1000+ proud employee-owners across 10+ states and value eager, passionate, honest, and hard-working employees who strive to make positive impacts on our communities. With employee ownership at our foundation, we are all vested in the success of each other and S&ME. We know that creating an environment where employees can grow and flourish, both professionally and personally, leads to our collective drive for success. That's why we put our employees first in everything from safety to opportunity.


What We Offer:

We offer a generous benefits package with a full suite of options, including well-being programs to support you and your family, as well as the development resources you need to advance in your career. We also believe in a flexible working environment, allowing you and your manager to determine how you can work most effectively and collaboratively to meet your client, team, and personal commitments.

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plans with HSA and FSA options
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401K with Company Matching
  • PTO with Rollover
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Credential Incentive Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Vehicle with Gas Card for Project-Based Work
  • $2,000-5,000 Referral Bonuses
  • & More!

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career with a firm committed to our employees and providing quality service to our clients, join us!


This is a full-time position with competitive pay based on experience. The successful candidate must meet the requirements of the company's Fleet Management Program, Substance Policy, and Reference Check Program. Submit resume, cover letter, and salary expectations for consideration. Only qualified candidates with acceptable employment eligibility verification (I-9) will be considered. Visa assistance is not provided. S&ME reserves the right to fill this position with an internal or external candidate at any time during the search. S&ME is not responsible for unauthorized job postings or submissions of resumes using external links/websites.

No candidate/recruiter calls, personal calls, or walk-ins are accepted.