Responsible for overseeing Vermeer horizontal/directional drill rigs and plows, DCI F-5 locating equipment and equipment supporting a major telecommunications infrastructure project. Supervisor will also be the point of contact for both drill and plow crew. When not locating this individual will work closely with Underground Construction Manager and plow operator ensuring that both drill and plow crews have materials, permits and proper mark outs to maintain efficient production. This position is required to travel 80% of the time to complete different projects as needed.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for operating horizontal directional drill and or locator for installation of underground telecommunications cable conduit including fiber optic cable.
Operate construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement and adjustment of machinery to conform to grade specifications.
Monitor and provide direction to Plow Operators and HDD Drillers to achieve production goals.
Level earth to final grade specifications.
Direct and certify vehicle and equipment operations from trucks to other equipment.
Ensure safety of the public and other utilities underground facilities.
Measure distance from grade stakes, lasers, and GPS coordinates.
Move and relocate RF and Fiber services.
Perform all duties according to prescribe safety procedures and uses appropriate safety equipment.
Perform proper maintenance by greasing, oiling and making minor repairs on equipment
Read utility locates and coordinate day lighting of facilities.
Ensure all applicable permits and locates are complete and on site.
Set up and cleanup of work site including traffic and pedestrian control.
Leads team in the field effectively and efficiently as needed and directed by manager.
Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
Clean driving record
Ability to read and understand maps, drawings and diagrams for project
Knowledge of city, county and state clearance codes
This position is required to travel 80% of the time to complete different projects as needed
High School Diploma or GED
Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
Drilling/Locating – 3
Underground utility construction experience – 3
Telecommunication installation construction – 3
Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
OSHA safety certifications
Valid driver’s License- Class A CDL
High school diploma or GED
Years 5 years of Horizontal Drill experience preferred.
Practical working experience with underground construction and equipment for both conduit and fiber installation.
Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
Work performed near power lines and electricity
May require extended hours including evenings and weekends
Lift and carry up to 50lbs
Requires bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, and pulling
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