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MasTec Utility Services UGE Directional Drill Operator/Locator - Chesapeake, VA in Chesapeake, Virginia

MASTEC is a leading national infrastructure construction company operating throughout the United States. MasTec – Utility Services' activities include the installation, maintenance and upgrade of communication and utility infrastructure, including but not limited to communications, electrical and natural gas distribution infrastructure.

At MasTec you’ll be joining a family, where we are dedicated to supporting each other and building an atmosphere of teamwork. As part of our team, your opportunities are limitless.

In addition to the valuable skills gained through training and on-the-job experience, MasTec offers competitive pay, including medical, vision and dental coverage, 401K and employee stock discounts.

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.

MasTec USG gives you the opportunity to become a part of an engaging and growing industry. As a Drill Operator, you will have the opportunity to utilize your skill set, work in a safety-minded environment, and join us in expanding technology for a better community.

MasTec USG takes great pride in providing engineering, construction, and design and management solutions that meet the growing industry 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! Make it Safe, make it Personal, Make it Home.

Job Purpose

The Directional Drill Operator/Locator is responsible for safely operating the directional drill to place product underground then locate the drill head to understand elevation changes and make decisions on depths to drill at to avoid hitting underground utilities. This position supports the Line team and works with personnel within the department.

Essential Function

Primary Duties:

  1. Operate the drill rig efficiently.

  2. Prepare job and drill so that the shot can be performed safely.

  3. Pothole all utilities that will either be paralleled or crossed during the bore shot.

  4. Verify existing utilities.

  5. Fill water tanks with water.

  6. Combine water with chemicals for boring according to the ground you are drilling in.

  7. Locate the drill head from point A to point B without hitting any utilities at the correct depth.

  8. Hook up swivel, reamer, and pipe product that will be pulled back to complete the bore shot.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Inspect and maintain job equipment.

  12. Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A High School Diploma, or equivalent.

  2. 1 year of relevant experience.

  3. CDL Class A license with tanker endorsement.

  4. Precise hand-eye coordination.

  5. Good written and verbal communication skills.

  6. Ability to do some maintenance of drill equipment and mixing unit.

  7. Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and 20 inches or less, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships.

  8. Ability to identify and distinguish colors of utility flags and markings on the ground.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. 3 or more years of experience.

  2. Ability to clearly communicate instructions to assist with training.

Don’t miss this great opportunity!

All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan.

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the 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.

Title: UGE Directional Drill Operator/Locator - Chesapeake, VA

Location: VA-Chesapeake

Requisition ID: 44151