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UGE Directional Driller-Chesapeake, VA

Company: MasTec Inc
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
The -Horizontal/Directional Drill Operator and Locator -operates horizontal/directional drill rigs, locates equipment, and product support equipment. Perform semi-skilled activities related to HDD locating must be familiar with industry standards, policies, guidelines, and procedures.
Core -Responsibilities

Operate the drill rig efficiently.
Prepare job and drill so that the shot can be performed safely.
Pothole all utilities that will either be paralleled or crossed during the bore shot.
Verify existing utilities.
Fill water tanks with water.
Combine water with chemicals for boring according to the ground you are drilling in.
Locate the drill head from point A to point B without hitting any utilities at the correct depth.
Hook up swivel, reamer, and pipe product that will be pulled back to complete the bore shot.
Before the bore shot is started, walk out bore shot to ensure all utilities have been located and develop a plan for going above or below each utility or obstacle in the bore path.
Pull back the product with the correct hole opener and utilize the correct mud mixture to ensure that the product makes it from point B to point A.
Inspect and maintain job equipment.
Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

A High School Diploma, or equivalent.
1 year of relevant experience.
CDL Class A license or obtain one in 90 Days
OSHA 10 Certification.
Precise hand-eye coordination.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to perform operator level trouble shooting and maintenance of drill equipment/mixing unit.
Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and 20 inches or less, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships.
Ability to identify and distinguish colors of utility flags and markings on the ground.

Preferred Qualifications

3 or more years of experience.
Ability to clearly communicate instructions to assist with training.

Physical Demands and Work Environment -
This job operates in a field environment. This role routinely requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, and twisting. Also, working in inclement weather conditions, such as extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, ice, snow, and wind. - - -
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position is physically active, with lifting required. Must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more or 20 inches or less, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships. Precise hand-eye coordination. Ability to identify and distinguish colors. - -
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. The Company reserves the right to revise or change the job duties as the need arises. Management reserves the right to change the description, duties, or work schedules to accommodate individuals with disabilities. - -
-Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publicly traded company MTZ (NYSE). -
-Equal Employment Opportunity: -
The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law and EEOC regulations. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.

Keywords: MasTec Inc, Chesapeake , UGE Directional Driller-Chesapeake, VA, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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