Horizontal Directional Drill Locator

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Preferred Hiring Terms

Full-time Employee

Location(s)

Texas

San Antonio, TX 78223

Starting Date

Pay Rate & Details

Qualifications

Other Requirements

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:


Locates Head and path for Horizontal Directional Bore Rig

Operation of Mini Excavators and Hydro Vacs, Hand digging when required

Clears brush and digs up utility lines

Operates line location instruments and leak detection instruments when necessary

Prepares sketches for field notes in construction layouts and as-built

Researches as-built drawings for line locations

Walks out jobsite to plan construction path around painted or flagged utility locates, contacts Utility Company and/ or building or property owners when knowledge of un-locatable private lines may be present

Maintains inventory, equipment, supplies and assigned vehicle

Calibrates and maintains sonde/beacon on Directional Drill

Maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

All other duties as assigned


Education:


High school diploma or G.E.D. plus 3 years of experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience


Experience:


Knowledge of highway traffic control standards

Knowledge of operation and maintenance of electronic locating equipment for Directional Drill

Knowledge of health and safety regulations, practices and procedures

Knowledge of reading and interpreting AT&T and/or CATV design prints


Technical Skills:

Ability to read and interpret construction and engineering plans

Ability to research land and plat information and communicate design prints

Ability to accurately sketch and record field notes and computations

Ability to perform and/or instruct entry level skills and practices


Soft Skills:

Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions

Effective listening, interacting and writing skills

Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment

Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills


Physical Requirements:

A valid driver’s class A license is required or ability to acquire within 90 days

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 80 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes

Must be able to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces

Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather and in close proximity to vehicular traffic

May be required to work long and unpredictable hours
Listed: 11/27/2017
Expires: 2/25/2018