UNDERGROUND UTILITY SERVICES

Operator / Locator


We are currently searching for a self motivated, creative thinking, outgoing, and hard working individual to join our organization. They will be the primary drill operator/locator on the crew. Compensation based on experience and includes; paid holiday and vacation, along with health and 401K matching program. 

Work Relationships and Scope:

This is NOT an entry level position!  A Strong foundation operating and/or locating for underground utility installation is a MUST.

Measures of Performance:

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:

Prefer at least 5 years of experience operating and/or locating. Must be flexible and patient. 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. Requires the willingness to get a CDL (Class -A w/air brakes) driver's license, Medical Card and a good driving record.

Working Conditions:

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, various power tools, heavy equipment (directional drill, backhoe) and test equipment for this type of work. Knowledge and experience with Vermeer products a plus!