Job Opportunities

Have what it takes?

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.


Experienced Drill Assistant

  • November 26, 2020
  • Full-time
  • $19-$22 +OT
  • NW British Columbia and Nunavut

    Geotech is seeking Experienced Drill Assistants for 2 major projects on surface in Northwest BC and underground in Nunavut, starting in 2021.  We run well maintained Zinex A5 and Hydracore 2000 drills that are booked through 2021. Competitive wages, bonus and consistent rotation. All travel covered with other perks.  Preference will be given to applicants based in Western Canada. 

    As a minimum Drill Assistants must:

    • Have at least 1 year experience on mineral exploration drilling programs;
    • Be physically capable of regular and repetitive lifts for 12+ hours per day;
    • Be willing to work day/night shift in all weather conditions;
    • Have experience working in remote locations for extended periods of time,
    • Have basic mechanical ability to troubleshoot and repair small equipment, 
    • Have a positive attitude, be self-motivated and the willingness to work hard, and;
    • Be able to pas a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

    Experienced Exploration Driller

    • November 26, 2020
    • Full-time
    • $30-$31 +bonus
    • BW British Columbia and Nunavut

      Geotech is currently seeking experienced Exploration Drillers for 2 major projects on surface in Northwest BC and underground in Nunavut, starting in 2021.  We run well maintained Zinex A5 and Hydracore 2000 drills that are booked through 2021. Competitive wages, bonus and consistent rotation. All travel covered with other perks.  Preference will be given to applicants based in Western Canada.

      As a Driller at Geotech you must:

      • Have 5+ years’ experience exploration drilling;
      • Have experience with various coring methodologies;
      • Possess a valid Class 5/7 Driver’s Licence;
      • Be physically capable of regular and repetitive lifts;
      • Have mechanical ability to troubleshoot and repair small equipment;
      • Have experience working in remote and/ or varied weather conditions for extended periods of time;
      • Have a positive attitude, be self-motivated and the willingness to work hard, and;
      • The ability to pass a pre-access drug and alcohol test.

      Geotechnical Driller

      • January 5, 2021
      • Full-time
      • Based on experience
      • Grande Prairie, AB

        Geotech is currently seeking an experienced Geotechnical Driller for projects in the Grande Prairie, AB area. The successful candidate will be an experienced geotechnical/environmental driller with a client focused attitude. They will be responsible for operating truck/track mounted geotechnical drill rigs as well as ancillary support equipment.  Projects vary in duration but most days will be 12+ hours with overtime paid at time and a half. Benefits and other perks offered.  This is a new division within the company with lots of opportunity to grow! 

        As a Driller at Geotech you must:

        • Have 5+ years’ experience geotechnical drilling;
        • Possess a Class 1 Driver’s License (preferred);
        • Be physically capable of regular and repetitive lifts;
        • Have mechanical ability to troubleshoot and repair small equipment;
        • Have experience working in remote and/ or varied weather conditions for extended periods of time;
        • Be local to Grande Prairie, AB (or within an hour drive);
        • Have a positive attitude, be self-motivated and the willingness to work hard, and;
        • The ability to pass a pre-access drug and alcohol test.

        Recruiter

        • January 15, 2021
        • Full-time
        • Based on experience
        • Prince George, BC

          Founded 24 years ago in Prince George, BC, Geotech Drilling Services Ltd. is a mid-sized drilling contractor offering services to many industries both locally and abroad. Our primary focus is on geotechnical, environmental, hydrogeological and exploration drilling services. We currently operate in Western Canada, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Historically, Geotech has operated internationally with programs in the USA, Chile, Greenland, Suriname, and Burkina Faso. In recent years we formed new business entities through Indigenous partnerships as well as created a new CPT Partner company, Gregg Drilling & Testing Canada Ltd. 

          We’re a team focused on continually implementing the most technologically advanced drilling techniques in order to constantly increase the efficiency and accuracy of field data. To maintain our success, we welcome highly motivated, ambitious and dedicated people to explore the challenging career.

          Duties:

          The Recruiter is accountable for effective coordination, efficiency, quality and success of the company’s field level recruitment function.  The Recruiter sources qualified candidates to meet project requirements and helps place new employees in the division that best suits their skill set and past work experience.  The Recruiter strategically builds the labour pool in a professional manor while maintaining the flexibility to meet the ever-changing needs of a project-based organization.

          Recruiter Responsibilities:

          • Primary function of hiring Drillers, Drill Assistants and 5th Men for various programs in all regions Geotech operates. Works closely with HR Manager to develop position profiles and understand overall needs and requirements. (job descriptions, salaries, timing, expectations, etc.) 
          • Create and draft job postings, post to job boards and internal/ external gateways.
          • Work independently and/ or with selection teams to develop appropriate sourcing strategies for each role.
          • Educate candidates and relevant Geotech personnel on recruiting processes, roles and steps involved.
          • Use Applicant Processing System (APS) and innovative recruiting tools/ techniques, review and select candidates for interview, reference checks, administer drug and alcohol testing, etc.
          • Develop and use consultative relationships with candidates and managers.
          • Solicit and document candidate feedback throughout the interview process.
          • Disposition all candidates personally contacted in recruiting cycle (phone screen or higher manager interview).
          • Develop employment offers using Manager’s recommendation and/ or Geotech’s developed compensation range.
          • Maintain employee files as per Geotech’s administrative methods.
          • Miscellaneous projects and initiatives as required/requested.

          Qualifications:

          • 2+ years of experience in a similar role.
          • College Diploma or University Degree in HR or Business considered an asset.
          • Experience in an industrial recruitment setting, drilling being an asset.
          • 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 and other HRIS software.
          • Experience working in a project based working environment considered an asset.

          Reports to: Human Resources Manager

          Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm, 30-minute lunch. Schedule is flexible to accommodate personal commitments.

          Wage and Benefits: 

          Competitive wages offered, commensurate with experience.

          Extended health benefits, dental, vision care, long term disability and life insurance offered after 3 months.

          RRSP program after 6 months

          Career growth, development and continuous learning opportunities.