Salary up to $28 an hour job type full-time number of hires for this role on-going need to fill this role
Driver`s license (preferred)
Full job description
Full job description – directional driller
Fibertel, llcLocally grown in utah’s art city.
As an advocate for economic growth in the state of utah, we understand the business of conveying informationWith all that is happening in our state and nationwide, we are seeing different ways of life, work, and schoolThe increase in work from home and online school has put a strain on internet providers and their bandwidthInternet providers are relying heavily on us to continue the construction and installation of fiber optics to ensure that internet service goes uninterrupted for the people of our communities.
We are a utility construction company, with a specialization in the installation of fiber opticsWe offer a full turnkey experience for our clientsFor our employees, we offer rewarding benefits including; medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, and 401k (with company match).
Job description overview:
A horizontal/directional drill locator/ operator is specially trained and has expertise in locating for horizontal/directional drill rigs and product support equipmentThis individual will be primarily responsible for setup and completion of drilling variable sized underground bore holes and pulling back required conduit/pipeAs a directional driller/equipment operator, you are responsible for running a variety of directional drilling equipment; directional drill, (vermeer and/or ditch witch) vacTruck, mud truck, excavator, forklift, dump truck, locator, along with others not listed.
Locate for horizontal directional drill for installation of underground conduit and fiber optic cable.
Ensure safety of the public and other utilities underground facilities.
Operate horizontal directional drill
Assist in potholing and remediation.
Assist with setting hand holes and completing tie-ins.
Ability to read and comprehend utility locates.
Set equipment up including the drill, water tanks and grounding the machine.
Ability to properly formulate and mix drilling mud for the site conditions.
Ability to perform proper reaming and pull back methods for existing conditions.
Oversee laborers and/or crew members work and monitor time usage.
Ability to properly clean and maintain the equipment, 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 reports, perform needed maintenance including winterizing equipment.
Communicates with supervisor daily to turn in required reports (i.eBore log, vehicle maintenance reports, crew time logs etc.)
Follows specifications for the job and company policies.
Complies with safety procedures on and off the project site.
Strive for optimal production while working safely and performing quality work.
Must be at least 18 years old
Must be able to pass a dot physical exam, resulting in a valid medical card
A valid, unrestricted driver’s license (commercial driver’s license preferred but not required)
Able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 lbs as needed with or without assistance
Ability to set up & maintain safe work areas
Ability to work in all weather conditions
Previous construction experience, preferably in the telecommunications industry.
Knowledge of established horizontal/directional drill locator/ operator procedures and techniques
Ability to perform horizontal/directional drill locator/ operator procedures and duties.
Ability to travel.
Health insurance: medical, dental, vision plans
Flexible spending accounts/health savings accounts
Retirement savings plan (401k) with company matching
Short & long term disability
Supplemental life and ad&d insurance
Paid holidays and vacation
*pay is based on experience
Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all osha, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required.
Our company is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran statusThe company`s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local lawsThe company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categoriesIt is also the company`s policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisionsPlease visit the following url to view the eeo is the law poster and the supplement(https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
The company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.
Applicants applying for positions in illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.
Job type: full-time
Pay: up to $28.00 per hour
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Driver`s license (preferred)
Work location: one location