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Directional Drilling Operator

Independent Contractor



1 + year experience of demonstrated Directional Drilling experience, Knowledge of underground utilities, Ability to comply with Operator's Manual for your particular equipment, Ability to read and comprehend and follow all quality/ safety policies, and procedures, Self-motivated, safety, quality, and production minded, Ability to work in all types of weather, knowledge of underground pot holing preferred

Other Requirements

Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol screen, Must be able to pass a background check, Must be able to work long hours and some weekends if needed.

Job Description

o Operate Horizontal Directional Drill
o Assist in potholing and remediation
o Assist with setting hand holes and completing tie ins
o Drive equipment to job site
o Confirms with locator/lead the bore path to drill
o Set equipment up including the drill, water tanks and grounding the machine
o Drill out following the predetermined drill path to the exit pit
o Communicate with the locator/lead via radio to confirm the location of the drill head
o Assist with the install of proper pulling gear and hook up product
o Reverse process to install product
o Oversee laborers and/or crew member’s work and monitor time usage
o Conduct post-job quality checks
o Clean, check fluid levels and conduct a visual inspection of vehicle/equipment to assure your vehicle/equipment is performing at optimum safety, perform the required pre-trip, post trip inspections and the required paperwork, perform needed maintenance including winterizing equipment.
o Communicates with Supervisor daily to turn in required paperwork (i.e. Bore log, vehicle maintenance reports, etc.)
o Follows specifications for the job and company policies
o Complies with safety procedures while driving and at job site
o Strive for optimal production while working safely and performing quality work


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