Directional Drill Operator and Locators

$23.00 - $35.00 hourly
  • DVM Utilities Inc.
  • Kalkaska, MI, USA
  • May 26, 2022
Full time Construction

Job Description

Responsibilities:

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