Horizontal Directional Drill Operator

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San Marcos, CA

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Job Description and Responsibilities :

The Operator 3 is responsible for running a variety of equipment related to underground construction in accordance with company policies and safety related procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Directional drill operation with 2020 and 3020 machines
-Operate large trenchers (115) and plows
-Directional drill operation on 15,000lb. machines and under, backhoe, trencher, and/or plow
-Proficient in mud mixing, bore gel and locating
-Operates mini excavator, skid steer, and drop trench machinery


-1-2 years' experience drilling in both standard and high-risk areas, such as areas with live utilities
-1-2 years' experience as a locator
-Knowledge of highway traffic control standards
-Knowledge of health and safety regulations, practices and procedures

Technical Skills:
-Ability to read and understand blue prints
-Knowledge of utility depths and placement
-Knowledge of reading and interpreting AT&T and/or CATV design prints
-CDL Required

Physical Requirements:
-Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
-Individuals must have a valid driver's license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions
-Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes
-Ability to work in confined spaces (e. g. attics, crawl spaces, utility holes)
-Must be able to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces
-May be required to work long and unpredictable hours
-Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather


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Cancelled/Expired Listing
Listed: 10/30/2017
Expires: 1/28/2018