Horizontal Directional Drill Locator

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Directional Services
Hope Mills, NC
United States
Job Description

For over thirty years, DSI has provided specialized electrical utility and solar construction services to support some of the nation's leading contractors, private industry and public utilities. Our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction is only rivaled by one of the highest safety ratings in the industry. The services we provide help to bring electric power and renewable energy sources to millions. Come join our team today!

The HDD Locator is responsible for all duties associated with and related to the safe, efficient and cost- effective operation of locating, vacuum and various mud mixing equipment. Excavator and or backhoe experience preferred.

Essential Duties:

  • Proficient operator of HDD Locate Equipment. Must be able to track and document pilot bore and direct HDD Operator to make steering and pitch corrections. Digitrak and Subsite Experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of HDD Operations preferred. Ditch Witch and Vermeer Experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of HDD mud mixing equipment and have a working knowledge of mud mixing materials and quantities.

  • Perform general site preparation, restoration and right of way maintenance duties

  • Develop proficiency in safe operation of HDD and other equipment.

  • Perform preventative maintenance and inspections on equipment

  • Run power tools

  • Perform hand digging

  • Transport Equipment to and From Jobsites

  • Load and Unload Equipment

  • Maintain material inventory on truck

  • Active leadership skills as lead position while crew foreman is offsite.

  • Working knowledge of underground utilities.

  • Working knowledge of 811 Requirements and Procedures

Education: Preferred: High school diploma

Experience Preferred: Knowledge of Horizontal Directional Drilling techniques and standards, has limited experience.

Required: Must have valid driver's license and able to obtain Class A CDL License with tanker endorsement in 6 months.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The position lifts heavy objects, walks and stands for long periods of time and performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. The employee lifts, pushes, pulls or carries objects; uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. The position requires the ability to quickly move arms and legs. The employee must have excellent stamina.

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