Gregg Drilling Field Training 2022

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Gregg Drilling Field Training 2022

Earn 4-hrs of professional development at this informative field training day. Designed for field staff and technicians. Includes lunch!

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Gregg Drilling SoCal Headquarters 2726 Walnut Avenue Signal Hill, CA 90755

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

Gregg Drilling is hosting a 4-hour training seminar for geotechnical and environmental field staff and technicians. Training will include:

  • Coffee & light breakfast
  • Rotation through six instructional stations
  • Hands-on demonstration of field techniques with various equipment
  • Instruction by industry experts: Dr. Peter Robertson (CPT) & Dr. Richard Laton (Soil sampling & logging)
  • Catered lunch before you go!
  • Hearing & eye protection provided. Please bring a hard-hat (extras will be available)

The morning instructional seminar is designed to aid field staff in familiarizing themselves with various site investigation techniques. They will learn how each piece of equipment is used in specific situations or soil conditions. Problem solving techniques and on-site decision making will also be discussed.

Topics covered include:

  • Cone Penetration Testing, seismic & additional modules. Instructor: Dr. Peter Robertson.
  • Soil classification, auger & rotary drilling. Instructor: Dr. Richard Laton, Cal State Fullerton
  • MiHPT and High resolution site characterization (HRSC). Instructors: Kent Vollmer, Murex Environmental & Dustin Tidwell, Gregg Drilling
  • Direct push & samplers. Instructor: Brandon Moses, Gregg Drilling
  • In Situ bioremediation techniques & best practices for anoxic water prep and microbial injections. Instructors: Jake Wilson & Alex Jernigan, Gregg Drilling & Corey Scales, SiREM
  • Additional testing (vane shear, pressuremeter, SPT energy calibration). Instructors: Kelly Cabal & Wessam Zanaty, Gregg Drilling & Pitcher Services

Location & Preparation:

Gregg's Southern California headquarters in Signal Hill. Please park near the back equipment yard @ 2718 Gaviota St., Signal Hill.

Event will be outside so please prepare accordingly based on the weather forecast, event will go on rain or shine. Please bring a hard-hat if you have one. Hearing and eye protection will be provided by Gregg Drilling.


Registration is only $50/pp now through September 30th. Late registration price increases to $100 on October 1st - REGISTER NOW! Students can register for a 50% discount, please contact Kelly Cabal: if you are a full time student.

Optional networking event from 12-2pm, only $15 and includes beer, apps, and extra Gregg swag bag. Enjoy the afternoon while meeting and mingling with your Gregg Project Managers and other peers.

Thank you to our cooperating organizations: CalGeo, AEG & ASCE Geo-Institute!

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$50 – $100