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HDD Driller/Bore Rig Operator!! FULL BENEFITS!!

Full-time Employee




April 2023




2 years experience operating Ditch Witch JT 10 or 20/ Vermeer 20 x 22,

Other Requirements

Valid DL (no Restrictions) CDL preferred but not required. Acceptable Driving record per DOT Standards. No SR-22's. Must Pass DOT physical to obtain MED card. Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The horizontal directional drill operator is responsible for drilling safety, drill machine operation, transportation of the drill machine, and all locate equipment used for drilling.

Essential Functions:
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Responsible for the safe operation of the drilling machine
Ensuring that all employees stay clear of the rotating parts as well as any pinch points or blind spots while moving the drill (a spotter must be used when moving the drill).
Responsible for flagging and covering any open pits or potholes during the drilling operation
Open holes must be buried or covered and secure before the end of each shift.
Responsible for the safe loading & unloading of the machine to include chain binding for drill transportation.
Responsible for the drill locating equipment (Drill stem transmitter & handheld receiver unit)
Maintain daily reporting required for the site.
Maintain the company vehicle in working order and report any issues.
Implement and follow through with job instructions provided by leadership.
Ensure safety and quality control requirements at your sites and with your crew.
Check to ensure all paperwork is uploaded or turned in to the proper people or program.
Coordinate with landowners for site related activities and maintain a good working relationship.
Ensure that drill equipment is in operational condition at all time.
Inspect completed work daily to ensure all work is done professionally to the Nextlink standard.
Analyzing situations accurately and adopt an appropriate course of action.
Communicating orally and in writing.
Other duties as assigned


Work with basic hand tools
Ability to lift/pull heavy objects
Ability to read and understand plat drawings and bore profiles
Comfortable with working in the outdoor elements through all seasons
Must be team-oriented and safety conscious
Must be able to pass on site drilling training/ testing
Must pass a drug screening test and a criminal background check
Must be able to obtain a DOT Medical Card
Must have a valid Class A driver’s license with a safe/acceptable driving record in compliance with company policy
Must be able to adapt in a high stress and fast paced environment

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED equivalent required
Recent construction experience working in outdoor elements through all seasons

Job Classification:
Field Operations: Fiber Construction
Work Environment/Hazards:
Working in outdoor elements such as cold, hot, precipitation and wind
In proximity of heavy machinery and moving vehicles
Use of heavy machinery
High noise level
Use of PPE

Physical Demands:

Stationary position for 10 hours a day
Frequently moving, transporting, positioning objects of 50 pounds or more
Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffoldings, ramps.
Frequently required to use hand and power tools
Working Hours/Days

Monday through Friday (possible weekends on occasion) 6am to 4pm- 10 hour shifts; may change and require over time as work oicks up during summer.
Full Time
Overtime as needed
Travel Requirements:
50% travel required
Overnight as needed
Affirmative Action (AAP/EEO Statement):

Nextlink is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

Drug Free Workplace:

Nextlink intends to provide a safe work environment that will help protect the safety, health and well-being of all employees. Therefore, we are committed to an alcohol and drug-free workplace.


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