Technical and Operations

Driller's Helper - Land


    • Arlington, Texas, United States


Entry Level


Full time



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Job Description

Welcome to your opportunity to join Fugro’s highly regarded Exploration Teams. With exceptional expertise in geotechnical ground investigation, our Exploration Teams are responsible for acquiring accurate environmental, geotechnical, and geophysical data that are key to reducing the risk and cost of land development.

The Driller's Helper will assist in the mobilization/demobilization of the drill rig and/or cone trucks for jobs, as directed. Assist driller/CPT operator in the daily field/yard operations of the rig. i.e. handling drill pipe, mixing drill mud, and use of other equipment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead by example and place Quality, Health & Safety, Security, and the protection of the Environment as core values while never intentionally placing employees, our processes, customers, or the communities in which we live and work at risk.

  • Observe and follow all company safety rules and procedures.

  • Support and encourage continuous improvement of the company's processes, including safety program and quality management system.

  • Assist in the mobilization of drilling rigs and/or cone trucks for jobs as directed. Load drill pipe, mud, and equipment.

  • Assist driller/CPT operator in the operations of the rig by handling drill pipe, mixing drill mud, and handling casing and other equipment.

  • Drive equipment to and from the job location. Complete field assignments as directed.

  • Familiar with and follow DOT and IFTA regulations.

Job Requirements

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Legally Authorized to work in the United States, Without restrictions

  • 0-1 year related experience preferred.

  • Good mechanical and technical aptitude.

  • Must have current driver's license with a record by Company and DOT policies.

  • Must be equipment-oriented and understand the mechanics of drilling machinery.

  • Must be in good physical condition, able to work in all weather conditions, and capable of wearing appropriate health and safety equipment, including but not limited to a respirator.

Physical Qualifications

  • Perform heavy work exerting up to 50 pounds of force constantly, or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

  • Most work is performed outdoors in undeveloped areas.

  • Driller Helper shall be capable of pushing a standard two-handle construction wheelbarrow loaded with a typical concrete sample for a distance of 40 feet.

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the fieldwork environment varies and can be loud when working around equipment. Additionally, the field environment can be dusty, windy, wet, cold, or hot depending on the time of year and work location. Driller Helper must be able to tolerate changing and adverse weather conditions and working environment.

What’s in it for you?

At Fugro, our people are our number one priority and central to our purpose to create a safe and livable world. Our values set the foundation for our unique culture: we are determined to deliver, we prepare for tomorrow, we do what’s right, and we build trust. Our talent philosophy is seeded by our values and fueled by a passion for learning, developing leadership behaviors, transparency, and accountability.

Fugro offers opportunities to sharpen skills and provide career growth through on-the-job learning experiences, LinkedIn Learning access, business and technical training, and leadership development programs.

We value the mental, physical, and financial health of our employees and their families and offer a variety of flexible work models. Fugro USA’s comprehensive benefits package also ensures you have choices that fit your needs at any life stage.

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated**.**

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