Directional Drill Operator / Locator

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Preferred Hiring Terms

Full-time Employee



Most work will be done in DFW Metroplex. Willing to travel within the state of Texas.

Starting Date


Pay Rate & Details

Competitive pay rate will depend on experience.


Directional Drilling operator/locating: 1-3 years. Able to manage 4 man crew. Able to read scope of work. Clean background check. Drivers License/CDL. Must be willing to travel.

Other Requirements

JT3020 All Terrain drilling machine. Utility locating equipment (such as TK)

Job Description

Directional Drill Operator:
Field experience with JT3020 All Terrain machine. 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 manufacture provided safety operational procedures and industry safety standards. Operate the drill and provide training and assistance to a 4 man crew. Perform daily routine labor (pot-holing, equipment set-up, conduit/duct/cable placement) as required. Drive tow vehicle with drill to the job site. Operator will direct others to/or mix bore gel for the machine. At least 1-3 years prior experience operating drilling equipment required and must work well with others and participate on a crew. Must understand utility locate law and compliance procedure.

Responsible for daily operations of the crew, locates, dig ups, etc. 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, assign work tasks to laborers. Assure all located utilities that are in the construction path have been pot-holed, assist in other job site labor tasks (place pipe/conduit, pull cables, etc.) Hold a valid CDL, experience in underground utility construction.

Willing to except a leadership role and responsibility for a crew.

Contact Information

Cancelled/Expired Listing
Listed: 10/23/2017
Expires: 1/21/2018