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Intertek Entry-Level Driller Helper - Construction in Kansas City, Kansas

Entry-Level Driller Assistant - Geotechnical

PSI, an Intertek company, is searching for an Entry-Level Driller Assistant to join our Building & Construction team in our Kansas City, KS office. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry!

The Driller Assistant role assist Driller to perform various drilling activities. Examples include: soil drilling, rock coring, sampling, classifications, in-situ testing, and monitoring well installation.

The Building & Construction team provides assurance, testing, inspection, and certification services and building science solutions to deliver Total Quality Assurance to the built environment. The team offers the architectural, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on site.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Ability to grow with the Company (over 100 locations with opportunity for growth/advancement)

  • Day to day variety of work

  • Ability to work on both small and large projects

  • Increased pay for certifications

  • Technical training provided to grow career in Building & Construction industry

  • Competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurances

  • 401k with company match

  • Tuition reimbursement

What you’ll do:

  • Assists Driller to load and unload augers

  • Prepares tooling and supplies for the day’s tasks

  • Assembles and disassembles augers

  • Assists with the location of boring locations

  • Retrieves and log samples

  • Cleans and maintains equipment

  • Performs general site clean-up

What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • HS Education or Equivalent (preferred)

  • No experience required – We will train!

  • Candidates with experience assisting in geotechnical drilling are encouraged to apply!

  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively in verbal & written communication

  • Requires basic math skills

  • Ability to receive work instructions and follow tasks

  • Must be able to work off shifts and overtime

  • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time

  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable driving record (required)

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull up to 50 pounds frequently. Occasionally, over 50 pounds with assistance

  • Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, (hearing) and to make the discriminations in sound

  • Ability to kneel and squat occasionally

  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions (hot and cold)

  • Ability to climb occasionally

Why work at Intertek?

PSI, an Intertek Company, is a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification) Services. We are ranked #15 on the 2020 ENR list of Top 500 Design Firms, and are able to provide the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on-site. From testing, inspection and certification services to building sciences solutions, the company delivers Total Quality Assurance to the built environment.

Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History (https://intertek-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/www-intertek-com/media/investors/2017/intertek-history-480p.mp4) and What We Do (https://www.intertek.com/what-we-do/) .

Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy (https://www.intertek.com/about/update-on-COVID-19/) .

What we have to offer:

When Working with Intertek (https://www.intertek.com/careers/north-america/working-with-intertek/) , you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Intertek believes that Our People (https://d95zk70sfear3.cloudfront.net/intranet-intertek-com/media/stories/2017/our-people-480p.mp4) are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.intertek.com/careers/eeo-diversity/) and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email hr.eeoc.data@intertek.com or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.