The MasTec Companies

Directional Drill Operator/Locator

Job Locations US-IA-CRESCO
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/3/2022 3:04 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-12711
# of Openings
2
Category
Heavy Equipment Operators

Overview

MasTec Communications Group gives you the opportunity to utilize your telecom construction expertise. MasTec Communications Group takes great pride in providing engineering, construction, design, and management solutions that meet the growing telecommunications needs throughout the United States. Join our fast-growing team of professionals and help us provide the highest level of quality service to our customers and communities while maintaining our commitment to safety. Join us in expanding technology for a better community. 

 

MasTec is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans, and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Benefits at MasTec Communications Group, we want to be the best place you could ever work! Launching your career with MasTec gives you access to a variety of opportunities in a challenging, rewarding, and innovative global environment. We are committed to providing a work environment that fosters education, training, and certification on the latest technology and processes. Plus, we offer competitive compensation and full benefits. Benefits include:

  • Health, dental, vision (after 30 days)
  • Stock options and 401(k) with match (after 6 months)

Incentive programs where opportunities are discovered, and careers are made. MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

 

Job Summary

We are currently seeking Directional Drill Operators/Locators to join our dynamic Team. The role of a Horizontal/Directional Drill Operator and Locator includes operating horizontal/directional drill rigs, locating equipment and product support equipment. Perform semi-skilled activities related to HDD locating must be familiar with industry standards, policies, guidelines, and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Operates Horizontal Directional Drill for installation of underground telecommunications cable conduit, including fiber optic cable.
  • Ensures safety of the public and other utilities underground facilities.
  • Performs all duties according to prescribed safety procedures and uses appropriate safety equipment.
  • Setup and cleanup of work site including traffic and pedestrian control.
  • Reads utility locates and coordinating day lighting of these facilities.
  • Ensures all applicable permits and locates are complete and on site.
  • Inspects the work that is in progress to ensure that the workmanship conforms to specifications.
  • Operates construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery to conform to grade specifications.
  • Level earth to final grade specifications.
  • Operates vehicles and equipment operations from trucks to other equipment as directed and certified.
  • Performs proper maintenance by greasing, oiling, and making minor repairs on equipment.
  • Leads teams in the field effectively and efficiently as needed and directed by supervisor.
  • Confirm bore path with install foreman and drill operator (including walking the bore path)
  • Perform job site analysis (JSA) including completion of paperwork.
  • Ensure there are proper clearances to install the product per standards.
  • Record the depth of the tool head as required.
  • Ensure the drill head is in a good position at the exit pit to connect the product.
  • Oversee laborers and/or crew member’s work and monitor time usage.

Qualifications

  • 3 years of Horizontal Directional Drill experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must obtain a CDL class “A” driver’s license within 30 days of employment.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Experience with different size Vermeer or Ditch Witch units and various brands of locating equipment.
  • Working experience of underground construction and Fiber builds.
  • City, County and State clearance code knowledge and related.
  • Ability to read and understand maps, drawings, and diagrams for project build process. 
  • Willing to work outdoors in all types of weather and work overtime as required.

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