Horizontal Directional Drill Operators

Apply for a new career at Elexco, Inc! Our team is hiring experienced Horizontal Directional Drill (HDD) Operators to help build fiber optic networks. Elexco specializes in utility infrastructure construction. Our team is innovative, fast-paced and collaborative.
Our work environment includes:
  • Competitive pay
  • OHSA safety practices
  • On-the-job training
  • Growth opportunities
  • Great equipment
  • Comprehensive employee benefits
HDD operators drill underground to place duct, fiber and cable to bring internet to your home or business. Operators will be skilled in laying out running lines, locating, producing high quality work safely and completing red lines. Operators should be able to identify problems, perform routine maintenance and repair equipment in the field. Good communication skills are essential. Employees must be able to lift heavy equipment, walk long distances and 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
  • 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.
Elexco is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer
Posted: April 10, 2023
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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