Our goal is to achieve total customer satisfaction by performing the highest quality environmental, engineering and laboratory services, completed on time and at a fair price.

Employment Opportunities





We have positions open in both Altoona and DuBois locations.

Duties: These full time positions includes frequent driving - Monday through Friday - 40 + hours per week.  Very infrequent weekend work.  Responsibilities include: utilizing and maintaining specialized sampling euipment, travel to client locations to pick up or collect samples for lab analysis, perform analysis of samples in the field including, but not limited to pH, residual cholorine and dissolved oxygen, prepare bottleware kits using chemical preservatives and appropriate labels, and completing required regulatory paperwork accurately.  This is independant work in a very team oriented atmosphere.  Chemistry or Biology College Courses, a plus. Valid driver's license and clean driving record required. Some heavy lifting required.


Valid Drivers License with clean driving record

Education: High School degree or equivalent

Skills: Ability to follow and carry out simple instructions, emails, and paperwork. Ability to communicate verbally and / or written with peers, supervisors and / or clients.  Smartphone and computer skills to complete simple electronic tasks.


We are looking for motivated experienced driller and / or driller helper for our environmental and geotechnical operations.  This position is available immediately.  We are looking for dependable and hard working applicants o fill this vital position.

These are both full time positions that include frequent overnight travell - Monday through Friday (occasional weekend) and workingoutdoors in all weather conditions. Responsibilites include: performing geotechnical and environmental drilling functions or assisting in the drilling (i.e. Hollow Sem Auger, Air Rotary, Rock Coring, etc),, installing monitoring wells and soil borings, groundwater/soil sampling and other geological / hydrogeological investigations, maintenance and opersations of company drill rigs and other field equipment, maintenance of remediation systems, driving company vehicles including rollback truck requiring CDL Class B license.


Valid CDL Class B with clean driving record.

Education: High School degree or equivalent

Experience: Driller - 2-3 years envrionmental and / or geotechnical drilling, heavy equipment operations.  Driller Helper - comparable 1 year experience (i.e. heavy equipment, mechanical, etc).

Skills:  Ability to follw and carry out simple instructions, emails, use electronic logging devices for hours of service. Ability to communication verballey and / or written with peers, supervisors and / or clients. Smartphone and computer skills to complete simple electronic tasks.



We are looking to hire a college intern for the Altoona Consulting Department. The intern should be working on a degree in Geology, Science, Environmental and Earth Sciences, Biology or other degree. The candidate will need to have full day/s available to be able to go to job sites and a large block of time is needed.

Mountain Research typically hires college interns in the environmental or laboratory fields.  We will be evaluating the positions for fall, winter and summer interns.

If you are interested in any of the positions posted, please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements via, email or regular mail to:

Kristi Biltz
Office Manager / Human Resources
825 25th Street
Altoona, PA 16601


Mountain Research offers a competitive salary, generous leave time, shares of company stock in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan, 401K and health insurance / eyecare benefits for all full-time permanent positions.

Mountain Research, LLC

  • Corporate Office

    825 25th Street
    Altoona, PA 16601

    Office: (814) 949-2034
    Toll Free: 1-800-837-4674
    Fax: (814) 949-9591

  • DuBois Office

    110 McCracken Run Road
    DuBois, PA 15801

    Office: (814) 371-6030
    Fax: (814) 375-0823

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