Trevor Bemis (BS Environmental Geology, 2011)
Geotechnical Driller in Williston, North Dakota
Currently I am part of a three-man crew that is running the Geo-technical and Environmental division of our company in North Dakota. We have 3 drill rigs, a CME 45, CME 55 and a Geoprobe 6620DT.
The Geo-tech has slowed down after the oil boom here, because most of the infrastructure has been built, but our environmental department is keeping us busy year-round. We install monitoring wells with our two rigs and delineate the extent of spills with our Geoprobe, we are also working in to the environmental consulting side of the industry on spill clean ups.
Working here involves long days in extreme weather, but every day my office is in a new location with amazing views. Honestly, I could not ask for a better job with a better group of people. North Dakota gets a bad reputation but it truly is a great place to live and work.
One thing that I did learn from CWU Geology - and that has rung true in my professional career - is that geologists have more fun in life!Information last updated on Jul 19, 2018