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Directional Drill Locator/Operator

Full-time Employee


Dallas, Fort Worth


Immediately but can work with the individual on transition.


Hourly Pay, with able overtime most weeks. Based on experience.


High school diploma or G.E.D. plus 3 years of experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and 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, Ability to read and interpret construction and engineering plans, Ability to research land and plat information and communicate design prints.

Other 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, Position requires working outdoors.

Job Description

5 Bars Services LLC is a Telecom & Utility Construction Company located in Frisco, TX and focused on providing services within the DFW area.
5 Bars Services strives to provide the highest levels of service to our partners in the telecommunications industry. We combine cutting-edge technology, innovative solutions, skilled professionals, and an unfailing commitment to safety to ensure that we meet our customer's communication needs with the highest levels of reliability and quality.

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Primary Responsibilities:
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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

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Primary Responsibilities:
Operate drill equipment and various other equipment in conjunction with drilling duties. i.e. Directional Drill, Hydro Vac, Excavator, etc.
Responsible to read locate paint or locate flags of utility placement, and possess the ability to "read the job layout" including valves and meter housings that may or may not have been located
Ensuring Company assets (vehicles, equipment, tools, etc.) are properly and continuously maintained in good repair and secured in a safe manner
Read blueprints organization of materials and other resources as necessary to complete excavation requirements, which may include basic hand tools
Maintain bore logs



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