Directional Drill Bore Operator

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Preferred Hiring Terms

Full-time Employee



Directional Drill Bore Operators needed for our Santa Clara and Fairfiled, California locations.

Starting Date

Start date is subject to clearing drug test, background check which includes a Motor Vehicle Report.

Pay Rate & Details

Competitive Pay


CableCom is looking for experienced Operators and Locators for a Directional Bore crew in our Fairfield and Santa Clara, California locations. Must have prior experience and hold a CDL Class A license (preferable) and have basic operating experience with heavy equipment. Candidate must be capable of working in all temperatures, climates and weather conditions and be able to pass background and drug screen. We offer competitive pay and an extensive benefits package.

Other Requirements

Physical Requirements • Standing - 6 to 8 hours daily • Walking - 6 to 8 hours daily • Bending/Twisting - 6 to 8 hours daily • Pushing/Pulling - 2 to 4 hours daily • Repetitive Motions (grasping, manipulating - 6 to 8 hours daily • Lifting (weight up to 100 lbs.) - Regularly/Daily • Lifting (weight of 50 to 75 lbs.) - Regularly/Daily

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to)

•Responsible for daily maintenance on truck and boring machine.
•Perform critical care and service to the machine after each use and each day.
•Adhere to ALL manufacturer provided safety operational procedures and industry safety standards.
•Operate the drill and provide training and assistance to coworkers.
•Perform routine labor (potholing, equipment set-up,conduit/duct/cable placement, set pedestals) as required.
•Drive tow vehicle with drill to the jobsite.
•Willingness to cross-train as a bore locator as required.
•Operator will direct others to/or mix bore gel for the machine.
•Prior experience operating drilling equipment required and must work well with others and participate on a crew.
•Must understand utility locate law and compliance procedures.

•Responsible for daily operations of the crew, locates, dig ups, etc.
•Drive tow vehicle with drill to job site and perform daily maintenance on the vehicle.
•Responsibilities include pre-job site survey/inspection to assure all utilities have been located and accounted for, planning the job, locating and directing the bore head and drill operator, assign work tasks to laborers.
•Assure all located utilities that are in the construction path have been pot-holed, assist in other jobsite labor tasks (set pedestals, place pipe/conduit, pull cables, etc).
•Willingness to cross-train to become proficient at operating drill machine.
•Hold a valid CDL (Commercial Drivers License) or willingness to acquire one.
•Possess experience operating a utility locator, experience in underground utility construction, will accept a leadership role and responsibility for a crew.

Contact Information

Cancelled/Expired Listing
Listed: 10/3/2017
Expires: 1/1/2018