Horizontal Directional Drill Operators and Locators

Apply for an exciting new career at Elexco, Inc! Our team is growing and we have an opportunities for an experienced Horizontal Directional Drill (HDD) Operators and Locactors to help build fiber optic networks.  Elexco specializes in utility infrastructure construction.  Our family-oriented team is innovative, fast-paced and collaborative.  
Open positions include:
  • full-time
  • seasonal part-time
Our work environment:
  • Competitive pay
  • On-the-job training
  • Growth opportunities
  • Great equipment 
  • Focus on safety
  • Excellent employee benefits

We are looking for an HDD Operators and Locators who:

  • Are skilled in laying out running lines, locating, producing high quality work safely and completing red lines
  • Demonstrate smart situational awareness
  • Value safety as top priority
  • Perform routine maintenance of equipment and works with our shop technicians to troubleshoot repairs needed in the field
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Able to lift heavy equipment, walk long distances, enjoy working outside, and are able to stand for extended periods of time
This position is responsible for running a variety of equipment including, horizontal drills, excavators and dump trucks. The individual in this position is required to work at all time with safety in mind. All equipment, vehicles, tools are new and best in class.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Transporting the drill to and from worksite (CDL Required)
  • Operating a locator
  • Laying out the running line and drilling according to blueprints
  • Controlling the movement of drill and drill rods
  • Monitoring the flow and production
  • Trench, place duct, pull cable, and direct bury main-line and drops
  • Solving problems in the field
  • Communicating with the crew, foreperson and project manager
  • Understanding OHSA safety guidelines
  • Routine maintenance and troubleshooting mechanical issues in the field
  • Valid Class A CDL with Tanker Endorsement (make be tractor-trailer restricted)
  • Current Fed Med Card
  • Credit Reports or Background Check
  • Drug Screening and/or Physical Assessment
Elexco believes in safety, integrity, accountability, and professionalism. To learn more about Elexco, the benefits we offer and our values, we invite you visit our website or visit our LinkedIn, or Facebook pages for an inside glimpse at our culture.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted: April 15, 2024
About Elexco, Inc.

We are professionals in excavating, foundation construction, underground electrical contracting, and trenching. Our crews are made up of skilled electricians, heavy equipment operators, and concrete experts. We specialize in customizing equipment and job site teams to meet the unique requirements of each job. Elexco, Inc. has been in business for 25 years and is looking to grow with new employees who can add to our strong foundation.

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