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Transportation Driller II - Interim

State of Vermont | Berlin, VT 05602

State of Vermont


The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Drilling Unit within the Geotechnical Engineering Section. We are recruiting for one interim fill position that will last approxmiately six months. At VTrans, a Transportation Driller II is responsible for technical field work as a lead driller operating drilling and boring equipment for the purpose of obtaining subsurface data and samples to determine their condition and to define the material properties required for safe, economical design of bridges, roadways, structures, airport runways, and other transportation projects.

The Geotechnical Section is part of the Construction and Materials Bureau located in the VTrans Central Lab in Berlin, and we provide support to other Bureaus through project concept, design, and construction. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, have two plus years of drilling experience and possess strong oral and written communication skills. A Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class A with a tank endorsement is strongly preferred.

Who May Apply

This position, Transportation Driller II - Interim (Job Requisition #1916), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Callie Ewald at .

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are mainly performed in the field at drilling sites. Fieldwork may involve exposure to hazardous materials and traffic hazards during all weather conditions, and may involve traversing rough terrain and bodies of water. Incumbent must be able to use tools and lift materials commonly used in routine drilling and maintenance work, and to withstand exposure to extreme outdoor weather conditions (rain, snow and extremely low and high temperatures). Must be able to lift and carry drilling equipment weighing up to 60 pounds, traverse rough, wooded and steep terrain, travel in boats or work on staging in extreme weather. Participation in a random drug and alcohol-testing program is required. Often involves extended overnight out of town travel.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent AND two (2) years of transportation work experience as a Driller I with the state of Vermont.


Two (2) years or more experience operating drilling equipment.

Special Requirements

Must hold New England Transportation Technician Certification Program (NETTCP) Subsurface Inspector certification or be able to within six (6) months of hire.

Must hold a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with Tank endorsement, or be willing and able to within the first six (6) months of employment.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier

Job Code: 1916
Posted On: 06/08/192019-06-08
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Transportation
Job Status: Full Time
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 05602, Transportation

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