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Traveling Directional Drill Operator

Company: TelCom Construction
Location: Superior
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewOverview:Looking for your next career move in one of the largest growing industries in the country? TelCom Construction is an established telecommunications contractor hiring a full-time Directional Drill Operator to travel throughout the Upper Midwest on a weekly and/or 10 day rotation. Our Directional Drill operators safely and effectively run Directional Drills as well as other construction equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of underground telecommunications utilities.What will you do?Safely and efficiently operate drill equipment and/or other trenching or digging equipment: Plow, Backhoe/Excavator, Rock Saw, Dozer/Lead Tractor, Tractor Trailer (Moving Equipment/Haul Water)Install and maintain underground fiber optic and other telecommunications cabling service linesRestore and/or landscape disturbed areas of the jobsiteDevelop and maintain an appropriate bore scheduleDig pits, trenches and potholes as directed by job plan including when crossing utilities either by hand and or by use of appropriate mechanical toolsSite set-up and clean-upLoad and unload tools, materials and equipmentSet up safety perimeter using signage, cones and safety barriers (may include traffic direction)Will be involved in new site Job Task Safety Analysis (JTSA) prior to starting constructionQualificationsQualifications:Must be experienced with Digging/trenching equipment and understand their capabilities and limitationsAbility to follow instructionsBasic ability to use small tools/hand tools.Ability to read and understand work orders, safety rules and operating instructionsMust have a valid Drivers License with an acceptable driving record - Unrestricted Class A CDL with Tanker Endorsement strongly preferredMust have good troubleshooting and problem-solving skillsMust be very safety conscientiousMust be able to effectively communicate with crew, customers and vendorsMay be required to work overtime: after regular business hours, weekends, or be on emergency on-call as neededTravel is requiredPreferred Qualifications:Previous utility construction experienceAbility to read prints and interpret utility maps to identify the type and size of underground utilitiesPhysical Requirements:Climb into and out of equipment (trucks, cars, backhoes, trenchers, etc.)Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 LBS as needed with or without assistanceDuties outlined in this position will require the employee to stand, crouch, sit, bend, use hands and fingers to handle or feel as well as reaching with hands and arms to spaces both high and low. The employee will be standing, walking, climbing, balancing, crawling, crouching, lifting, holding or stooping while on shiftAbility to work while wearing safety boots, safety glasses and hardhatRemote work may be required - long driving and sitting will be requiredin these instancesAbility to work in adverse weather conditions which can include but is not limited to: extreme heat and cold temperatures; inclement weather such as wind, rain, snow, sleet and dust as well as adverse driving conditions including wet roads, icy roads, and fogSpecific vision abilities required to perform this job include but are not limited to: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus potentially near and/or far as neededEmployees in this job classification may be exposed to dust, fumes or other airborne pathogensTelCom is proud to be an EEO/AA and Veteran-Friendly employer!To apply for this opportunity, please visit our careers page at and Company SummaryWhy Should You Apply:Paid lodging and per diem when overnight travel is requiredCompany vehicles for crews to get to and from job sitesCompetitive CompensationComprehensive benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Accident, Critical Illness, Life and AD&D, Short and Long-term disability insurance, Legal, both traditional and ROTH 401k retirement plans with company match, Company stock purchase program and tuition reimbursementPaid time off7 paid annual HolidaysFull on-the-job training. Additional training for individuals demonstrating an aptitude and drive to expand their skill base (eg: equipment operation, utility locating, etc)Class A CDL Licensure programRapid advancement is available for those who possess the determination and positive attitude to progress in their careersNew and updated trucks and equipmentCompany:TelCom Construction is a full service, turnkey telecommunications utiliyt contractor with a growing market presence within the industry. Headquartered in Clearwater, MN and with locations throughout the Upper Midwest, our focus on midwestern values and continuously delivering a quality product with attention to safety, integrity and customer satisfaction has driven our success.EEOOur Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.Connect With Us! (Locations US-WI-Wausau - US-WI-Weston - US-WI-Eau Claire - US-WI-Superior - US-WI-Wisconsin RapidsID 2022-3072Category ConstructionWorkplace Type FieldPosition Type Regular Full-Time

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