Horizontal Directional Drilling Crew Technician at Velex SI, Inc. in Coppell, Texas

Posted in Transportation 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Velex SI, Inc. is hiring a Horizontal Directional Drilling Crew Technician in the following area(s): Coppell, TX.

Velex is currently looking for a Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) Crew Technician to join our growing team.

What You'll Do:

  • Assist the drilling crew to include, but not limited to: site layout, clearing, excavation, foundations/slabs, prepping job sites, trenching/conduit installation, pulling conduit, potholing, aggregate roads/compounds including job site restoration, opening sending and receiving pits for drill machine, back filling potholes, vacuum drilling mud, cleaning equipment

  • Pick-up and deliver supplies, tools, HDD equipment, Mini Excavator, dump trailer, conduit reels etc., via company vehicle (towing trailer if applicable)

  • Responsible for the upkeep of all company-issued tools and equipment

  • Maintain and/or submit complete and accurate files/logs/reports as determined by supervisor and/or other management personnel

  • Develop and maintain a positive company image, both internally with fellow employees and with customers

  • Provide superior customer service, ensuring all essential job functions are performed in a timely, efficient, accurate, and safe manner

  • Adhere to all driving requirements as determined by State and Federal regulations

  • Adhere to all company and industry (i.e., OSHA) standards/regulations including practicing safe work environment with PPE gear

  •  Maintain clean and presentable vehicle at all times

  •  Other duties as assigned

The Qualities You Possess:

  • Setting high standards of performance; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

  • Being a team player in the truest sense, with an ability to develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals. Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.

  • The ability to maintain a desired level of quality in your work, especially by means of attention to every stage of the process of delivery or production.

  • Organized with strong attention to detail and have the ability to work independently under limited supervision

  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be a self-starter, team player and results-oriented

The Skills and Background You'll Bring:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent and 1+ year(s) recent construction, electrical, technical or mechanical experience

  • Prior experience working with an HDD crew preferred, but not required

  • A valid driver’s license with an MVR record that classifies you as insurable

  • Ability to drive long distances on and off-road and to tow trailers

  • Flexible to work shift work to include maintenance window and weekends if needed

  • Must possess the ability to read, comprehend, and carry out instructions

  • Must be able to follow all safety policies and procedures while contributing to and maintaining a safe, clean and orderly work environment.

  • Ability to travel extensively (up to 100%) within regional states, including overnight stays for up to weeks at a time if required

  • Ability to sit, stand, and stoop for extended periods of time

  • Ability to work in various working conditions, including extreme heat and cold weather

  • Must have accurate hearing, speech, vision, and color recognition

Please Note: This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due to the changing nature of the job is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice.


This position is Non-Exempt based on the FLSA laws. Our company uses E-verify and third party background check services during the hiring process.

Velex SI is committed to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Velex SI offers quality benefits such as:

• Competitive salary • Paid sick leave, holidays and accrued PTO • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, disability, accident, critical illness and 401K • Recognition awards • State-of-the-art safety gear • A new fleet of service trucks • Industry-leading automation tools for project management • Nationwide presence with multiple training facilities across the US • Equal opportunity employer and proud employer of military veterans

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Time Type:

Full time

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