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Directional Drill Operator

Company: Omni Underground
Location: Fowler
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

We are on the search for a Directional Drill Operator to join our team in Fowler, California. The successful applicant should have a minimum of two years of experience running this machinery. Candidates without prior drill experience are invited to look at our other openings; you will have room to grow in this role. Your duties will include directional drilling to be able to pull pipes, cables, and other utilities below ground. You should have the capability to use the drilling equipment also the related tools to ensure a secure and proficient installation. Furthermore, it is essential that you can interpret plans, diagrams, and other technical documentation. Knowledge of the servicing and maintenance of directional drilling tools is a must.

--- Operate horizontal directional drilling equipment to accurately install underground utilities, pipelines, and other infrastructure components.
--- Interpret and follow drilling plans, blueprints, and specifications to ensure accurate and efficient installations.
--- Maintain and troubleshoot drilling equipment, ensuring proper functionality and minimizing downtime.
--- Adhere to established safety protocols and procedures to maintain a safe working environment for all team members.
--- Collaborate with site supervisors, project managers, and other team members to achieve project goals.
--- Monitor drilling progress, making adjustments as needed to maintain accuracy and efficiency.
--- Document and report drilling activities, including progress, obstacles, and equipment maintenance.
--- Maintain a clean and organized work area, ensuring a safe working environment for all team members.
--- Adapt to changing job site requirements and perform additional tasks as needed.
--- Mixing mud to correct viscosity as well as knowledge of what types of additives are needed per ground conditions.

--- High school diploma or equivalent.
--- Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with a clean driving record.
--- Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as a Directional Driller, preferably in the underground utilities or pipeline industry.
--- Proficient in operating horizontal directional drilling equipment and related tools.
--- Strong understanding of drilling procedures, safety protocols, and industry best practices.
--- Ability to read and interpret drilling plans, blueprints, and specifications.
--- Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to work well with others.
--- Physically fit and able to perform manual labor, including lifting heavy objects, bending, and standing for extended periods.
--- Willingness to work in various weather conditions and adapt to changing job site requirements.
--- Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

About Company:
Omni Underground is a family-owned construction company, grounded in values of hard work, respect, and community support. Established by a passionate family, it has built a reputation for high-quality work and a positive work environment. Believing in earning what they have, the team is dedicated to delivering exceptional results and ensuring client satisfaction.

Respect is integral to the company, treating every team member, client, and vendor with kindness and fairness. This approach has cultivated a loyal workforce and enduring relationships within the industry. Omni Underground's commitment to the community is evident through its involvement in initiatives, volunteering, and donations. The company understands that a strong community is the foundation of a successful business, and they are devoted to giving back.

With these core values, Omni Underground continues to be a leader in the construction industry while staying true to its founding principles.

Keywords: Omni Underground, Clovis , Directional Drill Operator, Other , Fowler, California

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