BlackRock Resources is seeking a Trenchless Engineer (EIT) based in either Pittsburgh or Cincinnati.  This is a contract to hire role with a fantastic firm where you can grow and take your career to the next level.    Please send your resume to Beth at [email protected]

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform desktop route selection, and evaluate feasibility for the design and construction of trenchless crossings.
  • Evaluate surface and subsurface conditions based on collected data to determine the feasibility of trenchless construction and the preferred technique.
  • Carry out site reconnaissance visits
  • Communicate regularly with clients regarding project status and technical discussions related to trenchless construction applications
  • Assess the application of trenchless technologies (Horizontal Directional Drilling, micro tunneling, tunneling, Direct Pipe, etc.) and participate in the definition and selection of preferred method(s)
  • Perform calculations to determine carrier pipe and coating specifications
  • Define workspace requirements for applicable construction equipment at trenchless crossing locations
  • Prepare and/or review project documentation including project design/construction specifications, bid packages, drawings, design reports, engineering assessments, and data sets
  • Interface with the project team and other Company functions throughout project execution
  • Develop permit application documents and drawings
  • Ensure that documents, calculations, and reports are in compliance with the governing project legislation and standardization
  • Prepare field engineering and as-built documents
  • Frequent travel and fieldwork

Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, geotechnical engineering, or a related discipline
  • Minimum 2 years of trenchless experience
  • EIT or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire; those hired without their EIT will have a designer or technician title
  • Prior experience with Horizontal Directional Drilling, micro tunneling, and/or DirectPipe
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong writing and computer skills
  • Ability to travel and conduct fieldwork

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Prior experience with Horizontal Directional Drilling, micro tunneling, and/or DirectPipe
  • A desire to pursue PE credentials
  • Experience in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and/or Ohio with trenchless projects
  • Preference will be given to local candidates
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Trenchless EIT