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DB OPERATOR/LOCATOR at MP Nexlevel in Maple Lake, Minnesota

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The role of a Horizontal/Directional Drill Operator and Locator includes operating horizontal/directional drill rigs, locating equipment and product support equipment. Perform semi-skilled activities related to HDD locating must be familiar with industry standards, policies, guidelines, and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•  Operates Horizontal Directional Drill for installation of underground telecommunications cable conduit, including fiber optic cable
•  Ensures safety of the public and other utilities underground facilities
•  Performs all duties according to prescribed safety procedures and uses appropriate safety equipment
•  Setup and cleanup of work site including traffic and pedestrian control
•  Reads utility locates and coordinating day lighting of these facilities
•  Ensures all applicable permits and locates are complete and on site
•  Inspects the work that is in progress to ensure that the workmanship conforms to specifications
•  Operates construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery to conform to grade specifications
•  Level earth to final grade specifications
•  Operates vehicles and equipment operations from trucks to other equipment as directed and certified
•  Performs proper maintenance by greasing, oiling, and making minor repairs on equipment
•  Leads teams in the field effectively and efficiently as needed and directed by supervisor

Locator Responsibilities:

•  Confirm bore path with install foreman and drill operator (including walking the bore path)
•  Perform job site analysis (JSA) including completion of paperwork
•  Ensure there are proper clearances to install the product per standards
•  Record the depth of the tool head as required
•  Ensure the drill head is in a good position at the exit pit to connect the product
•  Oversee laborers and/or crew member’s work and monitor time usage