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





Experienced Environmental and Geotechnical Driller Position available immediately. Our schedule is full and we are looking for a dependable and hard working person to fill this vital position.  We are also looking for a Driller assistant.

These full time position includes frequent overnight travel - Monday through Friday (ocasional weekend) and working outdoors in all weather conditions.  Responsibilities include: performing or assisting geotechnical and environmental drilling functions (i.e. Hollow Stem Auger, Air Rotary, Rock Coring, etc); installing monitoring wells and soil borings; groundwater/soil sampling and other geological / hydrogeological investigations; maintenance and operations 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: 2-3 years environmental and/or geotechnical drilling, heavy equipment operations.

Skills: Ability to follow and carry out simple instructions, emails, use electronic logging devices for hours of service. 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 an Administrative Assistant to round out our staff in the DuBois Laboratory office. The hours are Monday - Friday daylight (8AM - 5PM).  Successful candidates must be customer service oriented, able to work independently but in a team environment, be detail oriented, versatile, well organized and dependable.

Basic duties: data entry, report processing using the laboratory information management system (LIMS), customer service duties (answering phones, client interaction, sample receipt, report processing, etc), setting appointments for sample pick up, prepping sample kits, picking up samples, assisting with laboratory functions and other various office duties.

Educational Qualifications: High School Diploma, College Science Courses, a plus.

Skills/knowledge required: Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), A valid drivers license and clean driving record a must.



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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