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  Geotechnical Drilling Assistant
: Minnesota: Saint Paul, MN

ABOUT US:  American Engineering Testing, Inc. (AET) specializes in geotechnical engineering, pavement engineering, environmental consulting, building technology consulting, construction materials design and testing, and petrographic/chemical analysis. Our extensive in-house resources and solid reputation attract quality-focused regional, national, and international clients from a wide range of industries.  American Engineering TestingGeotech Drilling AssistantSt. Paul, MN WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR: Our drilling crews collect soil and rock samples that provide site information used by our geotechnical engineers when designing new roads, bridges, and buildings. We have an opening for a Drilling Assistant to assist with drilling operations in the surrounding area. In this role, you’ll operate vehicles and drilling equipment to obtain samples, record test locations/soil type, install monitoring wells, and seal boreholes while prioritizing safety and client relationships. Candidates should enjoy working outdoors in varied weather conditions and have a comfort level with equipment maintenance.  Training for the position is provided, though a background in soil science, geology, or earth science is helpful.    IN THIS JOB, YOU WILL: 

  • Set up equipment and assist in the operation of the drill rig in a safe manner. 
  • Work with the crew chief to operate drilling equipment, install monitoring wells, collect samples, prepare field logs, and restore the site to nearly its previous condition. 
  • Maintain equipment and troubleshoot as needed. 
  • Communicate with clients and AET project managers for smooth and successful projects.   


  • HS diploma or GED 
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record (CDL preferred but not required) 
  • Capable of the physical labor required including work at hazardous waste sites, with personal protective equipment.
  • Mechanical aptitude.

   At AET, you’ll have the opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry. Every day our employees apply their diverse skills, expertise, and knowledge to our mission of engineering and delivering creative solutions that improve our world. We’ll support you as a valued member of our team, whether you’re established in your career or just starting out, through training programs, hands-on experience, mentoring opportunities, and guidance from respected industry leaders. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees share in the rewards of our growth and success.   AET is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer; AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability friendly employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State, or local laws. Reasonable accommodations or workable solutions may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  

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