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.

This full time position includes frequent overnight travel - Monday through Friday (ocasional weekend) and working outdoors in all weather conditions.  Responsibilities include: performing 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.


This position/s is for an entry level environmental technician in our consulting department. You must be able to tolerate all weather conditions and some overnight travel is required. Monday - Friday though an occasional weekend may be included.

Duties: groundwater and soil sample collection, geological / hydrogeological investigations, remediation system operations and maintenance, assistance in drilling operations, environmental site assessments and a variety of other environmental field processes.

Educational Qualifications: Bachelor of Science Degree in a science discipline: Geology, Environmental, Biology, etc is preferred, though not necessary.

Skills/knowledge required: computer skills (word, excel, outlook), proficient with field equipment, PID meter, drill rigs, data loggers, etc., Mechanical ability in making minor repairs on equipment is a major plus. A valid drivers license and clean driving record, a must.

Professional certification aspirations, a plus. OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER training, Pennsylvania Underground Storage Tank certifications, a plus.


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 benefits for all full-time permanent positions.

Mountain Research, LLC

  • Corporate Office

    825 25th Street
    Altoona, PA 16601

    Office: (814) 949-2034
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    Fax: (814) 949-9591

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    DuBois, PA 15801

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    Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442

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