Horizontal Directional Drill Operator

Job Description

Progressive, employee orientated company is looking for Directional Drill Operators in our underground/telecommunications division.

Responsibilities of the position will include:

Operate a directional drill in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage, and efficient completion of tasks.

Job knowledge requirements for the HDD Operator:

  • Knowledge of truck and equipment safety
  • Operation of all company equipment listed above
  • Knowledge of all equipment loading/tie-down requirements
  • Equipment maintenance and storage
  • Knowledge of utility construction techniques
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Knowledge of equipment cleaning standards and procedures
  • Completion of daily paperwork

Elexco employs “working” operators. Our team oriented company values each position and without each individual we would not have the success we have shown to date. If an operator is finished with their duties as an operator their duties then become the next task that needs to be done that day.

  • Minimum of 2 years of heavy equipment operating experience with 5+ years in the construction field ideal
  • Class A CDL required
  • Ability to read blue prints for job layout a plus
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills
  • Basic Computer skills

Key Criteria:

  • Travel is required for this position throughout the week. We go to where the job is. Ideal candidate will reside locally; relocation not covered. Home most weekends.
  • Experience should include most of or majority of: CDL trucks, wheeled loaders, dozers, compactors, excavators, tractor loaders, skid steer, and other pieces of equipment.

Compensation will include, but not limited to, hourly wage, project related bonuses, per diems, lodging, and cell phone. Additional benefits: health, dental, vision, voluntary life, and short term disability insurances, retirement savings plan, and employee assistance plan.

Elexco looks to provide our customers with solutions that fit their project goals. Our company has built its reputation by providing quality services. We are committed to a philosophy that emphasizes performing quality work and completing well-managed projects on time to exceed customer expectations.

Posted: April 26, 2021
Full-time $25 - $38 / hour
Seymour, WI
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.

Share This Job Post
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin


Search Our Site

Quick Links

We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any legally protected status. Please note: Any additional information supplied that is not requested within this application will void this application. Application must be filled out in its entirety to be considered for employment.

Employment Application - Quick Apply

Employment Application - Quick Apply


Personal Information

If you are under 18 years of age, can you provide required proof of your eligibility to work?
Have you ever filed an application with us before?
Maximum upload size: 52.43MB
Attaching your resume is optional. If you attach a resume, please make sure your resume is either a PDF or in Microsoft Word format.

All applications and interview responses must be truthful. Any applicant who makes a false statement on an application or in an interview will not be hired. If the false statement is not discovered until after the applicant is hired, the applicant will be subject to immediate discharge.

I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision.

This application for employment shall be considered active for a period of time not to exceed 45 days. Any applicant wishing to be considered for employment beyond this time period should inquire as to whether or not applicants are being accepted at that time. All applications shall be retained for a 1 year period of time.

Only original applications will be accepted to assure that there has been no tampering with the application. No photocopies will be accepted.

All applicants are required to complete applications on site and in the presence of an Elexco employee. Reasonable accomodations will be made for all applicants.

I hereby understand and acknowledge that, unless otherwise defined by applicable law, any employment relationship with this organization is of an “at will” nature, which means that the Employee may resign at any time and the Employer may discharge Employee at any time with or without cause.

I hereby acknowledge it is a requirement, if hired, to adhere to the Company’s drug and alcohol policy. All applicants will be required to pass a drug test and physical screening according to job duties. I hereby acknowledge it is a requirement, if hired, to adhere to Elexco’s employer notification program with WI DMV and maintain an acceptable driving record.

Except for disabled applicants who require a reasonable accomodation, all applications must be personally signed by the applicant and witnessed by an Elexco, Inc. representative in order to assure that the applicant personally verifies all information in the application.

Final offer of employment is contingent upon applicant passing a physical that will be performed and reviewd by a third party Medical Review Officer to ensure that the applicant is able to meet the physical requirements of the job for which they are applying .