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.

If you are interested in any of the positions posted, please upload your resume, cover letter and salary requirements through the form below, or mail to us at:

Mountain Research, LLC
ATTN: Kristi Biltz
Office Manager / Human Resources
825 25th Street
Altoona, PA 16601

Available Positions:

Driller Helper position available.  Our schedule is full and we are looking for a dependable and hard working person to assist with environmental and geotechnical drilling operations.

This full time position includes frequent overnight travel – Monday through Friday (occasional weekend) and working outdoors in all weather conditions. Responsibilities include: assisting the driller with all drilling functions (i.e. Hollow Stem Augering, Air Rotary, Rock coring, etc); installing monitoring wells and soil borings, groundwater / soil sampling and other geological / hydrogeological investigations; maintenance and operation of all company drill rigs and other field equipment; maintenance of remediation systems; site restoration; driving company vehicles including rollback truck (if CDL Class B license).

Qualifications: Valid CDL Class B (a plus) with clean driving record

Education: High Scholl degree or equivalent

Experience: heavy equipment operations, mechanical, environmental and / or geotechnical drilling, a plus.

Skills: Ability to follow and carry out simple instructions, emails, use electronic devices for hours worked and driving. Vehicle and / or equipment maintenance.  Ability to communicate verbally and / or written with peers, supervisors and / or clients. Tablet and computer skills to complete simple electronic tasks.

We are looking to hire a college intern for the 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 fields.  We will be evaluating the positions for fall, winter and summer interns.

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