Directional Technologies, Inc. – Staff Qualifications

 

Directional Technologies Directional Technologies, Inc. has assembled a staff of uniquely qualified individuals whose combined experience is greater than 75 years. As a team, they have installed hundreds of Horizontal Remediation Well systems and many miles of utility conduit.

On environmental remediation projects, the company provide a professional engineer to ensure proper horizontal well installation and communicate any last minute design challenges that may occur due to soil conditions or site constraints. 

Our personnel bring oil field, utility industry, and environmental remediation industry experience to all our projects.  This wide range of experience allows the company to complete projects that were previously considered unfeasible.

Also to ensure quality, our environmental directional drillers go through rigorous training.  Directional Technologies Inc. has established three levels of expertise for its directional drilling crews.

  • Master Drillers have the responsibility for directing drilling operations; operating drill rigs; monitoring, locating, and tracking drill strings underground; installing, developing, and certifying placement of wells
  • Senior Apprentices operate drill rigs; locate and track drill bits, and assist in installing wells
  • Apprentices can assist in operating drill rigs, prepare and manage drilling fluids, and maintain drilling equipment.

 The following criteria was established for each level of responsibility:

OSHA Certification Years Experience Environmental Projects Completed Boring Completed
Master Driller

40 hr Hazwopper

OSHA Supervisor

10 hr Construction

8 hr Annual Refresher

5 or more 10 or more 5000′ or more
Senior Apprentice

40 Hr Hazwopper

OSHA Supervisor

10 hr Construction

8 hr  Annual Refresher

2 to 5 5 to 10 2000′ to 5000′
Apprentice

40 hr Hazwopper

10 hr Construction

8 hr Annual Refresher

Less than 2 Less than 5 Less than 2000′

The academic background and practical work histories of Directional Technologies, Inc. staff members demonstrate a practical understanding of drilling, engineering, geology, environmental science, mechanics, fluid dynamics, and mud mixing.

For a full statement of Professional Qualifications,  please contact us at drilling@directionaltech.com or fill out our form on the contact us page.

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