Geotechnical Driller

Job Locations US-NC-Asheville
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We are looking for experienced Geotechnical Driller (Geohazard Mitigation Technician Level 3, GMT3)  to join our team. As a GMT3 working for GSI, there is no typical day and the scenery changes often. You will be working outside with your hands in a wide variety of climates. On one project you may be working on a slope installing a retaining wall and the next project you could be stabilizing a bridge. This is the perfect career for someone that does not want to work in a traditional setting like a warehouse or office. This is a career opportunity with significant advancement depending on your personal effort and willingness to learn our business. Heavy travel is required for this role.


Who is GeoStabilization International®?

GeoStabilization International® (GSI) develops and installs innovative solutions that protect people and infrastructure from the dangers of geohazards. We specialize in emergency landslide repairs, rockfall mitigation, and grouting using cutting edge design/build and design/build/warranty contracting. GeoStabilization International is the leading geohazard mitigation and bridge rehabilitation firm operating throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia. Our expertise, proprietary tools, and worldwide partnerships allow us to repair virtually any slope stability or foundation problem in any geologic setting.


Our Culture

GeoStabilization’s culture is unique.  It is fast-paced, family oriented, innovative & decidedly un-corporate.  The mindset is geared towards constant challenges and will suit people who are driven to succeed, are not afraid to make decisions and those who are courageous and resilient enough to find their own way and believe that “good enough” isn’t good enough. Everyone working at GSI is a representation of pride, integrity, hard work, skill and overcoming challenges. GSI’s team includes some of the brightest and most dedicated professionals in the geohazard mitigation industry. We are a highly functioning family of gritty, hardworking, real men and women who aren’t afraid of getting dirty to get the job done.




  • Operate rock drills (Cammachio, KIemm, Casagrande, Fraste)
  • Operate construction equipment such as excavator, all terrain forklifts, man lifts, skid steers, and front end loaders
  • Reading and determining measurements
  • Maintain a clean and organized construction site
  • Work together in a team environment
  • Mix, spray, run hoses, and operate shotcrete or grouting pumps


Basic Qualifications:

  • At least one year soil stabilization or geohazard mitigation experience required
  • Drilling experience
  • Heavy equipment operation experience
  • Prior concrete or shotcrete experience
  • Ability to travel extensively
  • Reliability and a strong work ethic
  • Ability to get along with a diverse group of people

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Class A CDL
  • Nozzleman certification (ACI Certification)


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  

  • Climates vary in degrees, in tropical to desert environments.
  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate and hearing protection is often required.
  • Exposure to characteristic construction site dangers.
  • Regular heavy lifting (75lbs+) of construction materials on the job site.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Travel: 100% travelling in the Eastern US (East of the Mississippi River). Employees are expected to work a 3 weeks on, 1 week off schedule.



Compensation$23-$27 per hour. In 2023, with overtime our employees in this job made the equivalent of nearly $34/hr. 

*The rate offered may vary by experience, certification/education, skillset, market conditions, location, etc.


We offer a full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short- and Long-Term Disability as well as a 401k plan. We also share our success with a meaningful profit-sharing plan. 


GeoStabilization International, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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