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Directional Drill Operator

Pacific, MO

Posted: 09/03/2020 Industry: Other Job Number: 1839 Pay Rate: 55,000

Job Description


At BroadStaff we have an outstanding opportunity with our client, a fast growing utility construction contract company in the telecom  industry on their  Directional Drill Operator position. The job will require local travel within 100 miles of Pacific, MO. 

Positon Summary:
The Directional Drill Operator oversees the  construction crew, have  full knowledge of underground fiber install operations, and is an expert  driller in the telecom space.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensure safe operation of Drill Equipment and any other required equipment
  • Constantly communicate with crew members
  • Ensure potholes are dug prior to crossing utilities
  • Maintains accuracy in all reporting functions
  • Assists with crew leadership
  • Assist with JSA’ s and constantly being on the look out for changing conditions
  • Assist Operators & Laborers with hand digging, pot holing, and operating heavy equipment when needed
  • May be required to work day, evening or night hours, overtime, weekends and out of town assignments as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in the utilities field
  • 5+ years of experience operating locator systems for dirt drill bore machines and any other heavy equipment needed in the underground utility field, such as; backhoes, trenches, shovels, ladders, etc.
  • Ditchwitch driller experience  is preferred. 
  • Class A CDL is preferred
  • A strong belief in Being Safe 100% of the time is the expectation
  • Strong team player with the ability to adapt to diverse team members
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced work environment
  • Ability to operate all types of heavy equipment
  • Ability to understand utility locates
  • Ability to review and understand construction drawings and specifications
  • Attention to detail is a must

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Alex Pennington

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