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Geotechnical Construction Driller

Company: Schnabel Geostructural Design & Construction
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

Schnabel Geostructural Design & Construction is looking for an operating engineer to assist with the building of underground structures. We are family owned and nationwide, founded in 1959 in Washington DC. Today we are nationally recognized as a leader in support of excavation projects in addition to many other unique and challenging geostructural jobs.

Our goal is to find a geotechnical drill operator or equipment operator with experience in the safe operation of tieback and micropile drills (Klemm, Comacchio, Hutte) related to geotechnical construction. Heavy preference to those that can operate vertical drill rigs (Bauer / Liebherr)

Job Description

As a driller or operating engineer, you will assist with the installation of piles and tiebacks for our support of excavation projects and more.

As a geotechnical construction driller...

  • Be responsible for safe and proper operation or drill rigs and associated equipment
  • Follow all of Schnabel's safety regulations
  • Complete inspection and maintenance logs, and documentation as required
  • Clean drill rigs, trucks, and equipment
  • Work closely with site leadership to ensure that scope of work is being met within a timely schedule
  • Manage your scope of work appropriately to minimize job cost
  • Always wear appropriate PPE as assigned by job site supervisor
  • Travel with crews within a regional area

    • Proven ability to operate mentioned equipment proficiently and safely
    • Minimum of 2 years of documented experience operating drill rigs proficiently
    • High level of focus in a construction environment that is very busy and noisy
    • Current certification for vertical and/or tieback drill rig or willing to obtain certification
    • Ability to lift and carry 80 pounds of materials when necessary
    • Regional travel and the ability to stay out of town frequently
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Driver's license and a safe driving record - preferably with CDL

      Additional Information

      Schnabel is a union contractor and as such, your benefits are made available based on your union affiliation. Through hard work and reliability there will be opportunities to advance within the company.

      Schnabel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. We are an EVerify employer.

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Keywords: Schnabel Geostructural Design & Construction, Houston , Geotechnical Construction Driller, Other , Houston, Texas

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