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Quanta Services Horizontal Directional Driller in Caldwell, Idaho

About Us

A fully owned subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), Probst Electric Inc. is one of North America's premier utility construction companies. Probst Electric has offices in Heber City, Provo, and Salt Lake City, Utah; Caldwell and Rupert, Idaho. Probst Electric has successfully completed projects all over the United States and Canada.

Probst Electric specializes in high-voltage transmission line construction, design-build, and maintenance services for public and private sector utilities. Our construction specialties include transmission, distribution, drilling, underground, and renewables.

Probst Electric offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and 401k. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and participate in E-Verify. has context menu

About this Role

Probst Electric is based out of Caldwell,ID.

We are currently seeking multiple experienced directional drillers / locators.

What You'll Do


  • Operate horizontal directional drill rig and locating equipment

  • Load, unload and transport construction materials, machines, and tools

  • Operate and maintain all assigned vehicles and equipment

  • Complete project walk through and verify existing utilities

  • Complete all required project paperwork

  • Follow safety guidelines and maintain a safe work environment

  • Ability to operate some equipment

  • Grease, oil and do daily maintenance of equipment

  • Hand dig around existing utilities when necessary

  • Trained to operate tampers, jackhammers, drills, and saws

  • Carry and load materials to be used on the job

  • Follow all company safety policies and practices

  • Report any equipment repairs needed to Supervisor

  • Light repair and maintenance of tools and equipment

  • Assist in hauling equipment to and from job site

  • Clean up and restore work area

  • Wash and clean vehicles and equipment

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

What You'll Bring


  • Minimum 2 years experience locating or operating a directional drill

  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and blueprints is a plus

  • Strong work ethic and ability to work well in a team

  • Physical stamina and ability to perform manual labor tasks

  • DR/AT Experience Preferred

  • Class A CDL Required


Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

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CategoryField Operations

Position TypeFull-Time Regular


Workplace TypeField-Based