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Geothermal Master Driller

Brightcore Energy

Brightcore Energy

Rock Tavern, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Brightcore Energy provides end-to-end energy efficiency and clean energy measures to commercial, industrial, and institutional clients. We have the intellectual and financial capital to develop, implement, fund, and maintain clean energy solutions. Our diverse solutions range from lighting and other energy efficiencies to renewable energy solutions such as solar, battery storage and geothermal. Brightcore Energy provides our clients with immediate cost savings and revenue potential without the need for any capital investment. We are about Building Energy Performance.

Summary/Primary Role:

Brightcore Energy is hiring a Geothermal Driller to be a core member of the Geothermal team. We are a leading installer of geothermal ground heat exchanger systems. We pride ourselves on the quality of services, we are committed to our clients and have spent years refining the specialized skill set required to enable optimal geothermal system performance. Our geothermal team is extremely important in meeting our high standards and we are looking for highly motivated individuals ready to begin and help us continue to offer exceptional geothermal systems to our clients. The right candidate is willing to learn, follow directions, be prompt and reliable, and show initiative to work hard.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

(Management may amend or assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time)

  • Mobilize drilling equipment including various applications within an urban and suburban environment.
  • Perform geotechnical and environmental drilling methods.
  • Install test wells and conduct feasibility studies with the Geothermal team.
  • Ensure project safety, organization, and security of all equipment and personnel. Willingness to cross-train.
  • Operate and care for drill rigs, machines, and other equipment as needed.
  • Responsible for site safety and the safety of the drilling crew.
  • Understand mechanics and requirements for drill sites.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • High School Diploma required.
  • Active CDL A License required.
  • Prior experience operating drilling equipment is required.
  • Understands and follow utility locate law and compliance procedures, safety protocols, instructions, and quality regulations.
  • 5+ years of construction and/or drilling experience (either NY, NJ, CT, MA drilling license a plus).
  • Experience with geothermal heat pumps.
  • Ability to travel to job sites within the United States.
  • IGSHPA Installer certification preferred.
  • OSHA 40 & SST card strongly preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position does not have supervisory responsibility.

Expected Hours of Work:

An Employee must work a minimum of thirty (30) hours each week to maintain full-time status for benefits purposes, however the expectations of the position will require an average of forty (40) hours with overtime required as scheduled. The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining an employee’s base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, and internal equity). Brightcore also offers a comprehensive set of benefits to compliment the base salary. The hourly hiring range for this position is $43.00-$55.00.

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel Required up to 90%

Work Environment:

  • Physical work involves hauling, lifting (60-80 lbs.), moving, loading, and digging.
  • Requires standing and bending for extended periods of time.
  • Mobilization of equipment to job site.
  • Requires working outdoors in all elements.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • This is a safety sensitive position.

Drug & Alcohol-Free Workplace:

Brightcore Energy is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol. All Brightcore Energy positions require a pre-employment background check that includes prior employment verifications, a criminal history check, and a pre-employment drug screen.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 40.25), Brightcore Energy is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Brightcore Energy to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Office/Remote Work Guidelines:

Recognizing the success of remote work, Brightcore operates in a hybrid model. Eligible employees will have the option to work remotely for two (2) days per week at their discretion, with final approval by their direct supervisor. This policy is subject to change at Brightcore's discretion.

Brightcore Health Benefits Overview:

Brightcore offers a full slate of medical, dental, and vision benefits including options to enroll in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

401k Plan:

Brightcore currently offers both traditional and Roth 401k plans with a dollar-for-dollar match of up to 3% of contributions and $0.50 on the next 2% for a total potential match of 4% annually.

Other Benefits & Perks:

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Financial Wellness Benefits
  • Benefit Concierge Program through Health Advocate
  • EAP - Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability, Life, & AD&D Benefits
  • Access to Marketplace for Discounted Goods & Services

Brightcore Energy is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives.

Brightcore Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. We recruit, hire and promote into all job levels the most qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), parental status, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital, family or partnership status, political affiliation or activities, military service, domestic violence victim status, sexual or reproductive health decisions, caregiver status, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and protective hairstyles or any other status protected under applicable federal, state and local laws. Brightcore Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all aspects of employment, including job assignment and compensation.

We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our company.

This job description provides a general overview of the expectations and basic duties of the job and is not a comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities. Brightcore Energy will assign additional duties and tasks that it deems necessary to meet the requirements of the position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.