Stop thinking and start doing! Now is your chance to step into a position for a company that recognizes their most important assets are their team members! Hardline Contracting is a horizontal directional drilling company located in St. Louis that is big enough to get the job done, but small enough that everybody knows your name.  Our team specializes in the installation of underground utilities such as: Telecommunications, Electric, Water, and Sewer.  Directional drilling although not a new concept, has seen strong growth over the last 10 years due to the increase in technology requiring an overwhelming demand for high speed internet.  Our industry currently has a labor shortage of skilled drillers/operators and the unions have yet to establish a training program capable of producing capable/productive drillers.  This has forced many companies to establish in house training programs to maintain and grow their Teams.  Skilled drillers/operators can earn between $50,000.00 to $100,000.00 per year with project managers making between $75,000 to well over $100,000.00.   We are currently searching for a self motivated, creative thinking, outgoing, and hard working individual to join our organization.  This will be an entry level laborer position assigned to a Team that will train them on the fundamentals of directional drilling / utility installation.  Compensation will start at $15.00 per hour based on experience and you can expect to make between $40 - 45,000.00 your first year!  Your benefits package will include: paid holidays, paid vacation, healthcare with dental (starts first day on job), life insurance, and 401K matching program. 

Measures of Performance:

Shows growth in the technical knowledge of the industry and equipment, quality, quantity, accuracy, timeliness and thoroughness of work performed; ability to communicate effectively and to develop strong working relationships with others; ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

This is an entry level position.  Out of town travel with overnight stays will be required, but will be within the state of Missouri.  Will be required to work 50 to 60 hours per work and a few weekends as determined by the project manager.  Must be able to: plan, prioritize, and organize work effectively; work under pressure and time deadlines; analyze problems, propose reasonable solutions; make logical decisions, carry out decisions made; communicate effectively.  You will be required to obtain a valid CDL (Class -A w/air brakes) driver's license within the first 90 days of employment (training programs and assistance will be available to complete this) which requires a good driving record.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed at the customer's job-site and cities across Missouri. Good dexterity a plus. Job requires lifting, bending, climbing, walking, repetitive hand motion, digging, ect.. Accurate visual depth perception. Work performed for this position is mostly outside & involves exposure to inclement weather, loud noise, active machinery, vibration & confined spaces. This is a fast paced work environment. 

Equipment Operated:

Working knowledge of hand tools and various power tools.

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