We’re Hiring!

Our goal is to be the number one provider of safe & reliable well water systems in the Greater Puget Sound area.

Download our Employment Application and once filled out, you can send it to service@jkawelldrilling.com or via snail mail to PO BOX 310, Monroe, WA 98272. You can also deliver it to our office at 14815 Chain Lake RD, Suite D, Monroe, WA 98272 – but call ahead to make sure someone is here to receive it – (360) 794-7300.

Please read and fill out the application carefully.

JKA Well Drilling & Pumps is an equal opportunity employer. All positions require pre-employment drug screening and a 5 year drivers abstract at time of application.

JKA Well Drilling is a family run pump & well business located just outside Monroe, Washington. Our company was started in 1989 to provide Washington water well drilling services to our clients through out King and Snohomish counties, and has proceeded through years of continual growth ever since. We can provide a full spectrum of clean water supply related services in King County, Snohomish County, Kittitas County, Skagit County, Pierce County, Chelan County, & Island County.

Standard Benefits

Health care after 60 day probationary period:

  • 401k with $1 to $1 company match on the first 1%, then $0.5 for every $1 (0.5% match to employee’s 1%) matching contribution for the next 5% of gross income contributed.
  • Tool allowance of $20 per pay check.
  • Biweekly direct deposited pay.
  • 100% employee coverage for health insurance premiums with HSA plan, including company contribution to HSA. Additionally, JKA covers 25% of dependent healthcare insurance premiums.
  • 100% employee coverage for dental insurance premiums.
  • 100% employee coverage for vision insurance premiums.

Additional benefits available after 90 day probationary period.

  • Paid Time Off: Accrues hourly, available for use after 1 year of employment, typically 0.015 hours per hour worked during first two years.
  • Six paid holidays, including New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Water Well Driller

Water Well Drillers are responsible for safety on the job site of all crew members, job site supervision and project management, drilling machine operation, and construction and/or decommissioning of water wells on a job site. This work includes transporting heavy trucks to the job with tools and materials, setting rigs and equipment up to perform work, unloading materials and tools from trucks to job using proper lifting techniques and/or cranes as available, loading tools into machinery, screwing/unscrewing drill pipe to insert/remove drill bit into well, and loading tools and excess materials back onto trucks. Perform and supervise safe loading and cargo tie down functions to transport well casing, supplies, and equipment to/from jobs. Perform on going daily maintenance of the drilling equipment and trucks, including greasing and fueling machines, conducting pre-trip inspections. Conduct good housekeeping on the job site and in the trucks, perform collection of drill cuttings as directed by the driller, keeping written records of job site activities, and performing welding of steel, and oxy-acetylene cutting of steel pipe.

Requirements:

  • A Washington State Drilling license is required.
  • Air Rotary with Dual Rotary and/or Casing Hammer experience is required.
  • A CDL Class B or Class A with air brake/tanker endorsement from Washington State is required. A valid DOT Medical Card is required if not already possessed, JKA will reimburse for costs to get a card if necessary.
  • Experience & ability to work in adverse conditions, including wet and muddy conditions. Work is conducted year round, through most weather conditions.
  • Can lift 50+ pounds safely throughout the day
  • Experience with smart phones/computers for time keeping & record keeping
  • Follow verbal and written instructions to safely complete drilling work as required.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use tape measures, shovels, rakes, diggings bars, fuel transfer pumps, oxy-acetylene torches, hydraulic systems, diesel engines, gasoline engines, wrenches & hand tools, air tools, fork lifts, rigging, and cranes/lifting equipment.
  • Capable of written communication for record keeping and interoffice communication
  • Pre-employment and ongoing DOT drug and alcohol testing.

Compensation:

  • Hourly wages: $35 to $45 per hour to start, DOE.
  • Our standard benefits package.

Water Well Drilling Helper Position

Drilling Helper’s aid in the construction and decommissioning of water wells with the lead drillers on a job site. This work includes transporting heavy trucks to the job with tools and materials, setting rigs and equipment up to perform work, unloading materials and tools from trucks to job using proper lifting techniques and/or cranes as available, loading tools into machinery under direction of driller, screwing/unscrewing drill pipe to insert/remove drill bit into well, and loading tools and excess materials back onto trucks. Perform safe loading and cargo tie down functions to transport well casing, supplies, and equipment to/from jobs. Perform on going daily maintenance of the drilling equipment and trucks, including greasing and fueling machines, conducting pre-trip inspections. Conduct good housekeeping on the job site and in the trucks, perform collection of drill cuttings as directed by the driller, keeping written records of job site activities, and periodically performing welding of steel, and oxy-acetylene cutting of steel pipe.

Requirements:

  • Experience & ability to work in adverse conditions, including wet and muddy conditions. Work is conducted year round, through most weather conditions.
  • Can lift 50+ pounds safely throughout the day
  • Experience with smart phones/computers for time keeping & record keeping
  • Follow verbal and written instructions to safely complete drilling work as required.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use tape measures, shovels, rakes, diggings bars, fuel transfer pumps, oxy-acetylene torches, hydraulic systems, diesel engines, gasoline engines, wrenches & hand tools, air tools, fork lifts, rigging, and cranes/lifting equipment.
  • Capable of written communication for record keeping and interoffice communication
  • CDL Class B or Class A with air brake/tanker endorsement, DOT Medical Card for intra/interstate travel. WA State valid drivers license is required.
  • Pre-employment and ongoing DOT drug and alcohol testing.

Compensation:

  • Hourly wages: Typically $23 to $28 per hour to start, DOE, plus commission/bonus arrangements.
  • Our standard benefits package.

      Well & Pump Service Trainee

      Pump & Water System trainees are responsible for assisting with the installation, repair, and troubleshooting of well water system components, including submersible and centrifugal pumps, pressure tanks, holding tanks, and water treatment equipment. Trainees also perform equipment maintenance functions on trucks & equipment, stock shelves, and perform shop/warehouse daily functions (stocking, cleaning, etc).

      Working hours are 730A to 300P, most crews work 40-50 hours per week. We often work year round in inclement weather conditions.

      Must be able to lift 50-100 lbs, bend, stretch, stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs and ladders, reach, twist, sit, walk, and/or run.

      Mechanics/electricians/plumbers strongly encourage to apply. Individuals with licensing will be offered higher compensation.

      Trainees will learn various plumbing systems, electrical systems, pump installation methods & techniques, hoist & machine operation techniques, well rehabilitation & testing techniques, water filtration & treatment systems, and water well drilling methodologies.

      Trainees will be responsible for acquisition of a trainee card from L&I for 03A pump installation, and attending continuing education events to meet licensing requirements.

      Trainees must be able to drive large pickup trucks, vans, and other NON-CDL vehicles, must have a clean driving record, and be able to acquire a Federal DOT medical card.

      Well & Pump Service Lead

      Our Well Pump & Service Lead will be responsible for go to our customers homes/businesses and performing well & pump diagnostics to determine the scope of plumbing/electrical repairs required to make their water system operate. Lead’s are expected to be courteous and professional.

      Typical service calls require performance of careful & accurate diagnostics of water system problems, creation of a written estimate of repairs, verbally explaining the estimate to the customer, and completion of the sale to customer. Often, the lead is responsible for more than one service call per day and actual work is performed by other crews later in the day/week as scheduling allows, though the Lead will often maintain a project management role – including being responsible for ordering materials, equipment, and prepping work orders for Installers.

      We perform our estimating on cloud based software, scan/digitize most of our paperwork, etc. Familiarity and comfort with computers & electronics is absolutely necessary.

      Water well pump and/or water filtration experience is STRONGLY preferred. Please note that specialty licensing is required for this position – if you’re out of state, please inquire with WA State Labor & Industries as to your ability to transfer your license into Washington State.

      Requirements:

      • 03 or 03A electrical/plumbing license, or 02/01 electrical licensing and willingness to learn/expand licensing.
      • Experience with written & verbal sales
      • Good interpersonal communication skills, enjoy working with people, solving problems, and completing excellent work.
      • Capable of written communication for record keeping and interoffice communication
      • Experience with smart phones/computers for time keeping & record keeping
      • Experience with PVC, PEX, and Copper plumbing systems, 120-460 Volt single & three phase electrical systems, motor controls, and relays/switches
      • Follow verbal and written instructions to safely complete work as required.
      • Experience & ability to work in adverse conditions, including wet and muddy conditions. Work is conducted year round, through most weather conditions.
      • Can lift 50+ pounds safely throughout the day
      • Knowledge of and ability to use tape measures, shovels, rakes, diggings bars, oxy-acetylene torches, hydraulic systems, diesel engines, gasoline engines, wrenches & hand tools, air tools, fork lifts, rigging, and cranes/lifting equipment.
      • Pre-employment drug screening, DOT medical card and WA State valid drivers license is required.

      Compensation:

      • Hourly wages: Typically $25 to $35 per hour to start, DOE, plus commission/bonus arrangements.
      • Our standard benefits package.