Careers

Helical’s reputation as an innovative, specialty design/build geotechnical contracting firm is due in part because of our talented team of dedicated professionals. Helical Drilling is known as a leader in providing cost effective, innovative solutions to the spectrum of geotechnical contracting projects we face. Our phones ring because we have a reputation for hiring and retaining innovative thought leaders in the industry.

Current Job Openings




Helical is currently seeking an experienced Geotechnical Project Manager to join our design-build team. The candidate would work in a challenging, fast-paced environment under the guidance of our Senior Management Staff and Chief Engineer. The candidate should be independent, well-organized, and have a minimum of 8 years’ experience in geotechnical engineering consulting and/or design-build construction, including at least 3 years of project management experience. A Master’s Degree in Geotechnical Engineering with some Structural Engineering experience is preferred, but a Bachelor’s Degree is acceptable. A licensed P.E. is preferred, but E.I.T. certification is acceptable.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND JOB DUTIES

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in geotechnical engineering consulting and/or design-build construction.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a project manager.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geotechnical Engineering. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • E.I.T. certification. P.E. preferred.
  • Evaluate job leads and formulate cost-effective solutions.
  • Work independently on multiple projects.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Cost estimating.
  • Write effective proposals that are attractive to potential customers.
  • Effective at selling/closing jobs.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Client management/communication.
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships beyond just one job.
  • Organized, detailed-oriented problem solver with the ability to manage people and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate proactively and effectively with Helical’s design and construction personnel.

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WORKING AT HELICAL OFFERS:

  • Health/dental benefits.
  • 401k benefits and company match plan.
  • Paid vacation benefits.
  • A work portfolio and network that provides an excellent opportunity for personal growth.
  • Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • We are conveniently located just off Route 93 (Exit 6 in Braintree).


Candidate should have a solid background in geotechnical engineering and/ or geotechnical consulting. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in civil/ geotechnical engineering. A master’s degree and a P.E. are preferred, but not required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with the Chief Engineer in evaluating, performing detailed analysis, and designing solutions for ground improvement, foundation/slab support, and earth retention projects. Geopier Rammed Aggregate Pier® Elements, Micropiles, tie-backs, grouting, and earth retention design/analysis experience a plus.
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision in performing all phases of design/analysis (currently or after training). Candidate would be required to mutli-task by working on several projects in various stages of development.
  • Assist in writing and preparing written reports and submittals that are presented to the client.
  • Coordinating with project engineers to provide time-sensitive technical solutions to ongoing construction projects.
  • Take initiative for career advancement through advanced academic studies, technical seminar attendance, and implementation of computer software for design/analysis.

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EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CAPABILITIES

  • Bachelors’ degree in civil/geotechnical engineering with some structural engineering coursework. Masters degree and Professional License is preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of professional experience in related fields.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Proven track record in meeting deadlines and managing multiple priorities, including exceptional follow-through.


Experienced Operators/laborers to work year round, at a specialty geotechnical construction company.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The work is throughout New England and will allow the candidate(s) to see many different ground improvement techniques and work with many other different pieces of equipment and projects.
  • The candidate must be hard working, punctual, have reliable transportation, and be honest.
  • MA Hoisting license with forklift endorsement is preferred.
  • Physical labor is also a big part of our projects and is part of the requirements.
  • Immediate start.

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Candidate should have considerable knowledge of the construction industry and will be able to handle the fast pace, stress and deadlines associated with design changes that cause field operations to be adjusted. Additionally, you will be responsible to make sure the project is being built according to the planned submittal, record all data that is required to be submitted and reviewed; monitor changes in conditions that would affect the design, communicate all changes and concerns along with the progress of the job to the project manager and/or the project engineer.

*QC experience with Dynamic load testing a plus!


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience (3-5+ yrs.) as a QC Technician in a fast-paced construction company
  • Current knowledge of Microsoft Office/Excel Spreadsheets, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to use an iPad
  • Ability to write reports and correspondence
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Ability to lift 50-100 lbs.
  • Able to work overtime and travel with overnight stays
  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Must be willing to abide by company policies, rules and standards of quality
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

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