Company Background and Culture

Geotech/Tahltech Drilling is a dynamic international drilling company headquartered in Prince George, Vernon & Delta. We are actively hiring Experienced Exploration Drillers for camp based programs.

Geotech owns and operates state-of-the-art drilling equipment throughout western Canada. Geotech is one of the larger exploration and geotechnical Drilling companies in Canada, with a fleet of over 50 rigs. One of the large advantages Geotech has over its competition are the long-term contracts in place and the option to expand into other divisions to maintain a diversified skill set. JOIN us today!

For more information on Geotech, visit our website at https://www.geotechdrilling.com.

Key Responsibilities

  • Extract core samples using the Zinex A5 or Hydracore 2000 Hydraulic Drill.
  • Monitor instruments such as pressure gauges, feed or weight indicators as well as observe the volume, colour and consistency of the returns from the hole.
  • Employ various sampling techniques according to project and client requirements.
  • Record keeping as required/requested by the client and or Company.
  • Operate and troubleshoot drill and ancillary equipment, including, but not limited to; trucks, support vehicles, pumps, heaters, compressors, mud re-circulation systems, etc.
  • Supervise Drill Assistant and the drill crew to ensure compliance with HSE requirements.
  • Ensure Driller Assistant maintains and organizes equipment, supplies and tooling for the drill rig and support vehicles.

Professional Experience / Qualifications

  • Must be considered fully vaccinated against COVID (Must provide federal proof of vaccination)
  • Must maintain and possess a valid Class 5 or 7 Driver's License.
  • Have 2-5 years' experience in exploration drilling.
  • Have the mechanical ability to troubleshoot and repair small equipment.
  • Complete and pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol test.


BC Program: $34.00/hr

  • BC Program Bonus: $7-$11 per meter based on depths. ($2.00 per meter is held as retention until the end of the program)

Nunavut: $39.50/hr ($32.00/hr + $7.50/hr Northern Bonus)

  • Nunavut Program Bonus: $90 per day Northern Bonus, $6.50-$11 per meter based on depths ($2.00 per meter is held as retention until the end of the year)

In addition, Geotech offers extended health benefits, health and safety bonus program, a savings plan and retirement savings plan.

If you are qualified for the position posted and are interested in being part of reshaping the future of Geotech Drilling, please contact us through our website at https://www.geotechdrilling.com/geotech-careers/job-opportunities/