UGE Directional Drill Operator/Locator
Company: MasTec Utility Services
Posted on: November 18, 2022
MasTec, Inc. is a leading national infrastructure construction
company. Utility Services Group (USG) is part of the Power Delivery
Segment and focuses on the electrical distribution, substation,
water, transmission, and natural gas distribution
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.
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, including -drill equipment and
mixing unit. -
High school diploma, or equivalent.
1 year of relevant experience.
Valid CDL Class A driver's license with tanker endorsement.
OSHA 10 Certification
3 or more years of experience.
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,
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
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
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 Utility Services, Pensacola , UGE Directional Drill Operator/Locator, Other , Pensacola, Florida
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