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Always on the look-out for enthusiastic, career-minded people.

Geotech is one of Canada’s leading drilling companies and is committed to upholding excellence in customer service. With that comes a growing demand for enthusiastic, career-minded personnel.

The Geotech team is focused on continually implementing the most technologically advanced drilling techniques to increase the efficiency and the accuracy of field data collection. We specialize in geotechnical, geothermal, environmental, hydrogeological and exploration drilling services. We employ professional, energetic, solution minded individuals that endeavour to consistently exceed our clients’ expectations. We also feature state of the art equipment to facilitate exemplary quality control.


Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice – In Town

  • Expires On: Mar 25, 2023
  • Full-time
  • $24.00 up to $36.00 based on experience.
  • Prince George, BC

    Key Responsibilities

    • Assist in disassembling and reassembling components such as engines, transmissions, cooling systems, fuel and exhaust systems, breaks, clutches, differentials, hydraulics, electrical systems and lubrication systems
    • Assist in inspecting and testing to detect faults and malfunctions in drill units, diesel compressors, hydraulic support equipment, high-pressure water pumps
    • Assist in diagnosing faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine the extent of repair required
    • Perform duties that range from routine preventative maintenance to repairing major breakdowns, including troubleshooting and diagnostics
    • Service attachments and working tools
    • Verify and repair emission control systems

    Professional Experience / Qualifications

    • Minimum of two years experience.
    • 2 + years of experience with heavy industrial equipment, including hydraulic equipment, diesel engines and compressors, high-pressure water pumps, drill units, diesel trucks, crawlers, and pumps
    • Ability to diligently organize work, make decisions and set priorities
    • Valid driver’s licence
    • Previous experience working on drilling equipment is an asset
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Complete and pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol test

    Education

    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Must be registered as a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice

    Geotechnical Project Estimator

    • Expires On: Apr 02, 2023
    • Full-time
    • Commensurate with experience
    • Prince George, BC

      Duties: 

      The Estimator is accountable for acquiring sales for the company’s geotechnical services division, increasing the company’s sales revenue and client base while maintaining existing clients, and building solid long-term relationships with clients, consultants, contractors, government agencies, and other stakeholders. 

      The Estimator is responsible for pursuing, estimating, and closing sales opportunities and projects, preparing proposals and cost estimates and preparing/reviewing initial contractual agreements for Sales Manager approval. The GPE coordinates and communicates with internal company teams and departments to obtain appropriate information and assistance. 

      The role also has responsibility for developing and maintaining business relationships and increasing profitable sales revenue for the geotechnical division. 

      Estimator Responsibilities:

      • Develops estimates and proposals for the purpose of increasing business for the Geotechnical Division. 
      • Provides technical input into proposals and consulting with clients for project planning purposes. 
      • Carries out site visits on projects, as required. 
      • Develops relationships with new clients and continuously builds relationships with new and existing clients.
      • Works with internal teams to ensure that prerequisites (i.e., MSA’s, ISN, other pre-qualifications or getting on a vendor list) are completed in a timely manner.
      • Ensures all administrative requirements are completed on time and appropriate documentation is sent to the appropriate department for filing or follow-up (i.e., timesheets, business development tracking sheets, progress reports, etc.).
      • As required, communicate with the Sales Manager to ensure appropriate resources, budgets and support requirements are available and align with the company’s goals.
      • Identify and evaluate strategic opportunities for the company to the Sales Manager through primary and secondary research; this includes target market research and cold calling. 
      • Completes other duties as required (i.e., this position requires a high degree of flexibility and, from time to time, may require additional tasks to be completed outside the daily role described above). 
      • Operates within Geotech’s communities with the highest sense of integrity and social responsibility and complies with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

      Qualifications:

      • Must have 3+ years’ experience in site investigations, estimating, sales or geotechnical drilling. 
      • Post-secondary degree or technical diploma (i.e., C.Tech or AScT) in Geotechnical, Environmental Hydrogeological or Geological Engineering or related fields.
      • Any equivalent combination of education and experience. 
      • Familiarity with instrument installations such as slope inclinometers, piezometers, monitoring wells and other subsurface instrumentation is considered a strong asset.
      • Advanced computer skills are required. 
      • Experience with ERP systems and/or Microsoft Dynamics Nav is a strong asset. 
      • Experience with proposals, estimates & work plans is an asset. 
      • Sales experience in mining, construction or related industries is an asset.
      • Driller certification in Geotechnical / Environmental or water well drilling is considered an asset.
      • Willingness to travel to prospective job sites as required throughout the year. 
      • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
      • Works well under pressure and performs well within tight deadlines. 
      • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
      • Self-motivated with the ability to multitask effectively.
      • Confident and able to maintain professional dialogue while negotiating contract terms. 

      Hours of Work:

      Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm. Schedule will vary if travelling to project sites. Schedule is flexible to accommodate personal and professional commitments. 

      Wages and Benefits:

      Competitive wages; commensurate with experience. 

      Extended health benefits, dental, vision care, long-term disability and life insurance are offered from the start of employment.

      RRSP program after 6 months

      Career growth, development, and continuous learning opportunities.

      Relocation: Relocation assistance is offered. 

      Sandblaster/Painter

      • Expires On: Apr 09, 2023
      • Full-time
      • $25- $29
      • Prince George, BC

        Key Responsibilities

        • Sandblasting, painting, and finishing Geotech’s equipment, including but not limited to drill rigs, trucks, trailers and Morookas.
        • Prepare, clean, and refurbish surfaces through effective sandblasting techniques.
        • Determine the appropriate paint or paint formula.
        • Operate equipment used for industrial and automotive painting, including spray guns.
        • The ability to apply stencils and decals.
        • Order all required materials and supplies.
        • Cleaning and maintaining all equipment.
        • Identify all safety hazards and ensure proper ventilation.
        • Understanding and observing all safety procedures and practices to prevent injury to self, co-workers and Geotech property.

        Professional Experience / Qualifications

        • One or more years of experience in sandblasting or industrial/automotive painting.
        • High attention to detail.
        • Must possess and maintain a valid Canadian Driver’s License.
        • Must be physically fit, able to lift 30-50 lbs. to shoulder height 2-4 times/shift, and able to work primarily outdoors in various weather conditions.
        • Forklift experience is considered an asset.

        Compensation

        $25.00 – $28.00 an hour. Based on Experience

        Hours of Work:

        Hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Opportunities for overtime.

        Experienced Geotechnical Driller

        • Expires On: Apr 09, 2023
        • Full-time
        • $30-$35 an hour
        • Prince George, BC

          Key Responsibilities

          • Monitor instruments such as pressure gauges, feed or weight indicators as well as observe the volume, colour and consistency of the returns from the hole.
          • Employ various sampling techniques according to project and client requirements.
          • Record keeping as required/requested by the client and or Company.
          • Operate and troubleshoot drill and ancillary equipment, including, but not limited to; trucks, support vehicles, pumps, heaters, compressors, mud re-circulation systems, etc.
          • Supervise Drill Assistant and the drill crew to ensure compliance with HSE requirements.
          • Ensure Driller Assistant maintains and organizes equipment, supplies and tooling for the drill rig and support vehicles.

          Professional Experience / Qualifications

          • Must maintain and possess a valid Class 5 or 7 Driver’s Licence.
          • Have 2-5 years experience in geotechnical or environmental drilling.
          • Have the mechanical ability to troubleshoot and repair small equipment.
          • Complete and pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol test.

          Education

          • High School Diploma or equivalent.

          Compensation

          At Geotech, we pride ourselves in offering a challenging and rewarding work environment. Our employees have the opportunity for career and professional growth through development, education, and succession plan programs.

          In addition, our compensation benefit package includes competitive salaries and vacation packages, Health and Insurance benefit program, and Retirement Savings Plan.

          Exploration Drillers

          • Expires On: Apr 14, 2023
          • Full-time
          • Based on Experience, Earn up to $800 per day with base pay, bonuses and other incentives!
          • Canada

            Geotech is currently looking for Exploration Drillers to join our long-term projects for the 2023 season in British Columbia and Nunavut. Equipment is composed of both surface and underground Zinex A5/U5 and Hydracore 2000 drills.

            Key Responsibilities

            • Monitor instruments such as pressure gauges, feed or weight indicators as well as observe the volume, colour and consistency of the returns from the hole.
            • Employ various sampling techniques according to project and client requirements.
            • Record keeping as required/requested by the client and or Company.
            • Operate and troubleshoot drill and ancillary equipment, including, but not limited to; trucks, support vehicles, pumps, heaters, compressors, mud re-circulation systems, etc.
            • Supervise Drill Assistant and the drill crew to ensure compliance with HSE requirements.
            • Ensure Driller Assistant maintains and organizes equipment, supplies and tooling for the drill rig and support vehicles.

            Professional Experience / Qualifications

            • Must maintain and possess a valid Class 5 or 7 Driver’s License.
            • Have 2-5 years experience in exploration drilling.
            • Have the mechanical ability to troubleshoot and repair small equipment.
            • Complete and pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol test.

            Health, Safety and Environment Coordinator – Field based

            • Expires On: Apr 16, 2023
            • Full-time
            • Competitive package offered, commensurate with experience
            • Hope Bay, Nunavut

              Geotech Drilling Group of Companies is actively seeking Health, Safety and Environment Coordinators (HSEC) to join our field based Exploration team. The HSEC is responsible for the overall organization of Health, Safety and Environment on two properties in Northwest BC and in Nunavut. Working directly with Geotech’s Site Supervisors, Foreman, Drillers, Driller Assistants, Support staff and Client representatives, the Field HSE Coordinator will ensure compliance with Geotech, Client and WSCC health and safety requirements.

              This position requires mature professional judgment, competency, and familiarity with Geotech, Client and Regulatory requirements while working in surface and underground diamond drilling environments.

              Hours of Work:

              21 days on 21 days off, fly-in fly-out. Flexibility with schedule as rotation is subject to change.

              Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

              • Assisting with new hire and pre-start safety training for employees new to the Hope Bay Mine site.
              • Conducting daily/ weekly safety meetings in alignment with Geotech’s HSE program.
              • Conducting inspections, audits, planned job observations in surface and underground drilling operations.
              • Developing and maintaining corrective action logs, based on leading and lagging indicators.
              • Providing regular feedback to Site Supervisors, VP. Operations and HST Manager on safety improvement opportunities.
              • Ensuring compliance with client and Geotech emergency response plans, including injury management, fire & spill management.
              • Conducting or assisting with investigation of Near Miss and Incidents.
              • Collaborate with Site Supervisor and HSE team to promote positive safety attitudes and develop new HSE initiatives.
              • Complete internal training & evaluations in line with training and experience.

              Qualifications:

              • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role, health and safety management at the field level preferred.
              • Familiarity with a variety of drilling techniques, equipment and mobilization strategy including tooling and inventory is a strong asset.
              • Ability to prioritize and accomplish tasks in a timely manner.
              • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
              • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
              • Strong problem-solving abilities.
              • Ability to work independently with limited guidance.
              • Valid Class 5 License or equivalent.

              Training Provided

              Geotech will work with the successful candidate to provide required training to excel in the role of HSE Coordinator. Training requirements for this position will be reviewed with Geotech’s HST Manager. Training opportunities include.

              • WSCC Mining Supervisor
              • Leadership for Safety Excellence
              • Construction Safety Officer
              • Train the Trainer
              • Incident Investigations
              • Conflict resolution

              Health, Safety and Environment Administrator

              • Expires On: Apr 21, 2023
              • Full-time
              • $22.00 – $28.00 an hour. Wage negotiable, based on experience
              • Prince George, BC

                Geotech Drilling Group of Companies is actively seeking a Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Administrator to join our team at our head office in Prince George, BC. Under the direction of the Health, Safety and Training Manager, the HSE Administrator will be responsible for providing support to the HST Manager, Project Managers, Supervisors and workers at all levels of the organization. Depending on experience level, this position will provide leadership and coordination of the day-to-day safety requirements of multiple projects along with maintaining and improving safety systems and culture across the Geotech Drilling Group of Companies.

                This role is based in Prince George, BC, and depending on experience could involve travel to field locations to conduct safety inspections and evaluate compliance with the HSE Program.

                Responsibilities:

                • Participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of corporate health and safety policies and procedures and recommend improvement opportunities to Sr. Management.
                • Providing ongoing support to Project Managers, Supervisors, and workers in the implementation of Geotech’s safety standards in alignment with regulations and client requirements.
                • Participate in risk assessments, incident investigations and implementation of corrective actions.
                • Development of project-specific risk assessments and safety plans, including first aid assessments for projects in various industries, including mining, power generation and transmission, major infrastructure, mid-stream/ downstream oil and gas in multiple regulatory jurisdictions.
                • Conduct and/or assist with site inspections at various locations, document and communicate findings and develop and ensure corrective action plans are addressed in a timely manner.
                • Assist in management of workplace injuries in line with existing policies and develop return to work plans with applicable parties.
                • Maintain electronic safety system in support of remote field staff. Work with vendor to ensure improvements are occurring as required.
                • Maintain compliance in safety database systems such as ISNetworld, Complyworks, Avetta and Cognibox and maintain client specific prequalification requirements.

                The ideal candidate will:

                Work in a highly collaborative manner with all management and staff across the Geotech Drilling Group of Companies. Focus on quality of work while maintaining excellent written and verbal communication skills is essential. A positive, solution minded focus will enhance the satisfaction gained by contributing to a growing group of companies.

                Core Competencies

                • Formal occupational health and safety training an asset but not a requirement. Can include CSO/ TSC or an OHS Certificate
                • Minimum 2 years of health and safety administrative experience or equivalent working in drilling, logging or other industrial industries
                • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
                • Experience in injury management and return to work planning an asset
                • Experience interfacing with Workers, Senior Managers, Supervisors and Clients
                • Ability to understand, communicate and ensure compliance with various regulatory bodies in multiple jurisdictions
                • Be in possession of a Class 5 Licence or equivalent
                • Ability to multitask and prioritise competing interests and complex tasks
                • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality concerning employee files

                Skills:

                • High level of administrative acumen
                • Excellent communication abilities in English
                • Excellent interpersonal skills
                • Analytical and problem-solving skills
                • Decision making skills
                • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
                • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
                • Very effective organizational skills
                • Effective written communications skills
                • Computer skills, including the ability to operate spreadsheet and word processing programs
                • Stress management skills

                Personal Attributes:

                The HSE Administrator must maintain strict confidentiality in performing their duties. They must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

                • Be honest and trustworthy
                • Be respectful
                • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
                • Be flexible
                • Demonstrate sound work ethics and
                • Be punctual

                Reports to: Health, Safety and Training Manager

                Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm. Flexibility and opportunities for overtime exist.

                Salary: Commensurate with experience

                Administrative Assistant

                • Expires On: Apr 21, 2023
                • Full-time
                • $21.00 – $26.00 an hour. Wage based on experience and education
                • Prince George, BC

                  Key Responsibilities:

                  • Phone system management for all Geotech offices (Answering calls and directing them accordingly).
                  • Assist sales team with sales administration, proposal development, client follow up and notetaking.
                  • Workbook generation and assisting with daily shift reports.
                  • Assisting with field timesheets and expenses.
                  • Assisting with crew scheduling; following up with field staff to ensure they are ready for their rotation.
                  • Assist with budget updates and forecasting.
                  • Submittal management.
                  • Work with Microsoft software to manage data and information related to project management functions.
                  • Provide administrative support to multiple departments including project management and the ownership group.
                  • General filing, photocopying, scanning, and ordering supplies.
                  • Additional administrative tasks and special projects as required.

                  Professional Experience / Qualifications:

                  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
                  • Works well under pressure and performs well within tight deadlines.
                  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
                  • Self-motivated with the ability to multitask effectively
                  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Dynamics NAV experience is considered an asset.
                  • Experience working in a project based working environment considered an asset.
                  • Experience in an industrial setting, drilling being an asset.

                  Education:

                  • College Diploma or University Degree is considered an asset.

                  Conclusion:

                  At Geotech, we pride ourselves in offering a challenging and rewarding work environment. Our employees have the opportunity for career and professional growth through development and education.

                  In addition, our compensation benefit package includes competitive salaries and vacation packages, Health and Insurance benefit program, and Retirement Savings Plan.