Position consists of general heavy equipment operation for construction. Drilling equipment operators can operate a variety of equipment, used in installation/repair/maintenance activities associated with underground construction or utilities, in a safe and effective manner.
Safely operates drill equipment on jobsite which may include but not limited to the following: Directional Drill, Backhoe / Excavator, Skid Steer, Tractor Trailer (Moving Equipment / Haul Water), Vacuum Truck/Trailer
Restores and/or landscapes disturbed areas of the jobsite
Will develop and maintain a bore schedule
Responsible for the site set-up and clean-up
Load and unload tools, materials and equipment on truck
Will be involved in new site Job Safety Analysis – JSA prior to starting construction
Setting up safety perimeter using signage, cones and safety barriers and at times flagging traffic
May be required to work overtime; after hours; on weekends, for emergencies or be on-call as work is needed to ensure work is completed
Ability to follow instructions
Must be experienced with drilling equipment and understand their capabilities and limitations
Experience with drill set up and design processes
Basic ability to use small tools/hand tools
Ability to read and understand work orders, safety rules and operating instructions
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check
Must have a valid Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record
Must be able to proficiently use locators to safely identify utilities
Must have good troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Must be very safety conscientious
Valid Class A Commercial Driver's license with tanker endorsement
Previous construction experience or utility construction experienced
Climb up and down ladders, machinery, and other objects.
Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 LBS as needed with or without assistance
Duties outlined in this position will require the employee to stand, crouch, sit, bend, use hands and fingers to handle or feel as well as reaching with hands and arms to spaces both high and low. The employee will be standing, walking, climbing, balancing, crawling, crouching, lifting, holding or stooping while on shift.
We are a company striving in our vision of connecting the Pacific Northwest. Our culture is formed by our employees' values. These principles act as our compass and guide how we interact with our team members, our customers, and the communities in which we operate.
Across our teams, we strive to treat each other with respect. We value different viewpoints and knowledge, and experiences.
It is of utmost importance to keep our and others' safety top of mind, and uphold the highest ethical standards.
We provide opportunities for our employees to grow and progress the skills and knowledge to be successful in their current role as well as to prepare them for future growth within the company.
Join us in connecting the Pacific Northwest!
Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The 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 laws.
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