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Job Description

Driller’s Assistant – Full Time – Non-Exempt – Palo Alto, CA – Pitcher Services, LLC

This position is in charge of ensuring drilling operations are executed in accordance with the drilling plan from implementation, completion and abandonment of drill sites. The Assistant Driller works with the crew in preparing the equipment and site for the drilling operation, setup and breakdown of drilling sites, which includes repetitive bending, lifting and climbing which may be done on a daily basis. This individual promotes safety, reports safety problems, incidents, accidents, or irregularities. Acts as a member of a team.


Mechanical ability to do minor repairs

Conduct pre-trip inspection

Set up control zone

Perform physical labor, shoveling, drilling debris, and transporting materials using ergonomically correct lifting techniques

Maintain equipment

Ability to fill in for driller when qualified

Knowledge of safety policies and procedures

Can direct subordinate employee(s)

Maintain all certifications

Forklift trained


Have a valid driver’s license- CDL preferred

Must be willing to travel extensively

High School Diploma or GED

One (1) year of steady working experience in construction or drilling

Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds throughout the day

 HAZWOPER, Forklift, CPR First-Aid Certifications Preferred


Along with a competitive salary, Gregg provides a full range of programs that provide flexibility and choice to meet the individual needs of our employees and their families.

• Medical/Dental insurance

• 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match

• Paid Vacation

Pitcher Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.

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