Directional Drill Operator & Locator
DTS Technical
Wellington County and Surrounding Area
2d ago

JOB DESCRIPTION

Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) is a method of installing underground pipelines, cables and service conduit through trenchless methods.

It involves the use of a directional drilling machine, and associated attachments, to accurately drill along the chosen bore path and back ream the required pipe.

DUTIES INCLUDE

  • Load and unload directional drill equipment in a manner that is secure and damage free
  • Transport associated tools, materials and / or equipment in a safe manner
  • Complete Driver’s logbook & daily vehicle inspection (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip), maintenance and repair reports, accident or incident reports
  • Complete a daily inspection on equipment prior to commencing work
  • Prepare the drill fluid based on site conditions prior to boring commencing
  • In conjunction with locator, operate the directional drill using the selected bore heads and back reamers to place cables and / or duct
  • Trouble shoot any equipment issues and relay to service technician for assistance or resolution
  • Able to operate the drill locater as required
  • Other duties as required
  • Adhere to company policies
  • Adhere to all Health and safety policies and procedures
  • RELEVANT AND PREFERRED POST-SECONDARY TRAINING PROGRAMS

    QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in Telecom Outside Plant is an asset
  • Ability to work outdoors and perform manual labour in all weather conditions
  • Valid AZ Drivers License preferred, DZ license is an asset with clean abstract and CVOR required
  • Ability to operate horizontal directional drill and / or locator, 3 years experience preferred
  • Ability to operate equipment around live utilities
  • High School or Equivalent (Required)
  • Ability to lift 50+lbs
  • PREFERRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

    COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Focus
  • Self-motivated
  • Commitment to quality
  • Organizational / Planning
  • Decision Making & Critical Thinking
  • Innovative
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Accountability
  • Team Player
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