Geotechnical Driller (Paducah, KY)

Bacon Farmer Workman Engineering & Testing, Inc. is accepting applications for a Geotechnical Driller (Paducah, KY) 

Desired Skills:

  • Driver’s License and good driving record are required
  • 2-4 years’ experience in geotechnical drilling and subsurface investigation.
  • CDL or ability to obtain a CDL is preferred.
  • OSHA training preferred but not required
  • Ability to work as a team player with individuals, diverse groups, and the public
  • Must be reliable and on-time
  • Quality minded and client focused self-starter
  • Construction materials testing and inspection experience and certification a plus
  • Excellent at time management 

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operation of drilling rigs and related equipment to drill holes for geotechnical test boring to determine the soil characteristics of construction sites.
  • Ability to operate and maintain drill rigs, associated vehicles, and equipment
  • Assure that all drilling functions, including quality control, quality assurance and verification are performed in accordance with the standard drilling methods, project specifications, and other contract documents.
  • Retrieve/recover soil and rock samples from drilling operations to be analyzed
  • Complete daily reports of drilling and driving activities
  • Responsible for safety procedures on jobsite
  • Must be able to lift 80 pounds
  • Must be willing to work outdoors year-round
  • Travel may be required


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance (employee coverage employer paid)
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance of $50,000
  • Additional Life Insurance available for employee and dependents
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employer Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Generous Company Match 401k
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
  • Remote Work Possible
  • Flexible Schedule

Bacon Farmer Workman Engineering and Testing The Bacon Farmer Workman and Marcum Engineering family of companies are committed to providing multi-disciplined, full-service engineering excellence through planning, design, and construction observation phase services for Civil, Structural, Transportation, Mechanical and Electrical projects of diverse complexities.

EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer


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