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Directional Drill Locator in Houston, TX at NX UTILITIES

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Operator 2 is responsible for running a variety of equipment related to underground construction in accordance with company policies and safety related procedures. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Directional drill operator on 15,000lb. machines and under, backhoe, trencher, and/or plow
  • Proficient in mud mixing, bore gel and locating
  • Operates mini excavator, skid steer, and drop trench machinery
  • Responsible for equipment maintenance per service requirements and safety guidelines
  • Organization of materials and other resources is necessary to complete excavation requirements, which may include basic hand tools
  • Ensure Company assets are properly and continuously maintained in good repair and secured in a safe manner
  • Maintain customer rapport by listening to and resolving concerns as well as answering questions
  • Maintain safe work environment by following codes, standards, and legal regulations

Job Requirements

Education:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate plus 1+ years’ experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience:

  • 1-2 years’ experience drilling in both standard and high-risk areas, such as areas with live utilities
  • 1-2 years’ experience as a locator
  • Knowledge of highway traffic control standards
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations, practices and procedures

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to read and understand blue prints
  • Knowledge of utility depths and placement
  • Knowledge of reading and interpreting AT&T and/or CATV design prints
  • CDL Required

Soft Skills:

  • Highly organized and detail orientated
  • Ability to detect errors, determine causes, and make corrections as appropriate
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to comprehend, process and apply both verbal and written skills appropriate to the job

Physical Requirements:

  • 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 50 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes
  • Ability to work in confined spaces (e. g. attics, crawl spaces, utility holes)
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces
  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours
  • Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather

EOE

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