VANCOUVER  |  TERRACE-KITIMAT  |  COURTENAY
BLUE MAX DRILLING
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Drill Crew
Drilling professionals specializing in environmental and geotechnical assessments. Our crew leads are experienced and qualified drillers trained internally and/or from abroad, specializing in rock coring, mud, sonic, ODEX and auger drilling. 

​Over 50 years of industrial millwright and mechanic experience full time in house; specializing in hydraulics, robotics and heavy equipment repair and fabrication.

Having our headquarters in Surrey, BC, and full operations in Terrace and Courtenay, we contribute to the local economies through our gainful employment to staff members and the broad network of suppliers we utilize.  We are part of the Surrey Board of Trade, an organization that commits to helping local small businesses grow and integrate into our diverse economy.  We are proud members of the local community.  Look out for us at the next event!

LOCAL PRESENCE

OUR STAFF

Our field and management staff can provide you with professional service, a dedicated outlook to each and every project, and the technical knowledge to complete a wide range of environmental and geotechnical assessment services.  

Cole Bertsch, M.A., Geo.L
​Registered Geoscience Professional with Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (EGBC) (Formerly APEGBC), practicing in the field of environmental geosciences and hydrogeology

​Over seven (7) years of hydrogeology and contaminated sites experience at environmental and engineering consulting firms in BC and the USA

​Registered professional overseeing drilling operations as per BC Groundwater Protection Regulation requirements (B.C. Reg. 299/2004)

Considerable experience in soil vapour assessment, soil vapour sampling and monitoring, including technical seminar presentations and field training sessions    


VANCOUVER   |   TERRACE-KITIMAT   |   COURTENAY (VANCOUVER ISLAND)

OUR EQUIPMENT

Our field and management staff can provide you with professional service, a dedicated outlook to each and every project, and the technical knowledge to complete a full complement of environmental and geotechnical assessment services. We hold to the highest safety standards every day, every task.

With what is likely the largest range in test drilling equipment available in BC, Blue Max Drilling carries full size sonic rigs capable of drilling depths to 600 feet, to limited access track rigs that can fit through office doors and down staircases.  In this respect, there is no other company like us.

       We are proud members of:

  • BC Groundwater Association (BCGWA)

  • Vancouver Geotechnical Society 

  • ​BC Environmental Industry Association (BCEIA)

  • ​Association for Mineral Exploration BC (AME BC)

  • Smithers Exploration Group

  • Avetta / PICS

  • Surrey Board of Trade (SBoT)

  • ​ISN (ISNetworld)

Simply put, Blue Max's origins in 2008 were aimed at providing environmental engineering companies expertise in the mysterious world of soil vapour. 


From these origins, Blue Max Drilling has grown into a large environmental and geotechnical drilling company with operations across BC, able to offer the widest range of test drilling methods in the industry.

MEMBERSHIPS

OUR STAFF

OUR HISTORY