The Junior Geotechnical Driller will assist with the deployment of drill rigs, transporting, loading, and unloading equipment and logging information from the job site during drilling operations.


This full time position is based out of our Hockley Office and mainly in the field. This role assists the Senior Geotechnical Driller on site-based projects and candidate must have the ability for travel to various job sites when needed.

  • Field and Office with travel up to 90%


  • Assist the Senior Driller and help lead drilling operations of the rig by handling drill pipe, mixing drill mud, and handling casing and other equipment.
  • Assist in the mobilization of drilling rigs and/or cone trucks for jobs as directed. Load drill pipe, mud, and equipment.
  • Physically complete labor-intensive projects assigned by the Project Coordinator/Project Manager.
  • Assist with monitoring the performance of all equipment to identify maintenance and repair needs.
  • Perform maintenance and cleaning of equipment and work area as directed.
  • Complete all required paperwork as directed
  • Attend all safety meetings and comply with both company and client safety standards and programs.
  • Maintain a clean and organized working environment, including equipment and job site areas.
  • Turn in all required paperwork to office on a daily basis.
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities by Company safety rules and procedures
  • All other duties assigned by the Project Manager or Driller as required.


  • Legally Authorized to work in the United States, without restrictions.
  • Experience working around drilling and heavy equipment
  • Sufficient knowledge of geotechnical drilling techniques to be responsible for an entire project
  • Be available for drilling projects that require both in-state and out-of-state travel and overnight visits
  • CDL A License (an asset)
  • Geotechnical Drilling Experience - Soils Augers, Wet Rotary and Wireline Coring
  • Familiar with and following DOT and IFTA regulations.
  • Must have current driver’s license with record in accordance with Company and DOT policies, class A license is highly preferred but not required.
  • TWIC card.
  • ISTC Basic Plus.
  • HAZWOPER 40 Hour Certification.
  • Previous drilling experience is a requirement.
  • Upon agreed probation period, employer will assist employee in obtaining required safety training and tickets for each project they work on.  A list of training required will be provided to the employee and must be completed within agreed upon timeline.  These courses may include but not limited to: H2s, OSHA 30, First Aid, CPR, Confined space, API 1169.

About Progress Drilling USA

Progress Drilling USA. is a part of The CCI Group of Companies which is a leader in multi-disciplinary engineering firm offering services in the fields of Pipeline & Facility Engineering, Trenchless Engineering, Geotechnical Services, Construction Management, Environmental, Pipeline Integrity Engineering projects.

Progress Drilling USA is an upcoming exciting company that works with our geotechnical engineering team to plan and execute various types of geotechnical investigations for pipeline, renewable energy, municipal, and foundation related engineering projects.

  • Subsistence provided.
  • The Company pays for all travel and accommodations, including per-diem, while away from home
  • The Company will provide basic PPE items such as safety goggles, gloves and other items that may be specific to the job site.  The employee will be responsible for all other PPE requirements for the job.
  • Flexible work environment with opportunities to advance your career within CCI’s Group of Companies

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit your resume to with the subject "GEOTECHNICAL DRILLER"