Directional Drill Operator
Company: Omni Underground
Posted on: September 20, 2023
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
--- 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
--- 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
--- 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
--- Willingness to work in various weather conditions and adapt to
changing job site requirements.
--- Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background
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
With these core values, Omni Underground continues to be a leader
in the construction industry while staying true to its founding
Keywords: Omni Underground, Hanford , Directional Drill Operator, Other , Selma, California
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