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Directional Bore Operator/Locator

Cable Services Company, headquartered in Williamsport, PA, performs construction and cable installation projects within a five to six state area in the Northeast region of the US. This position will be traveling to various projects within this area.Project hours vary by project and can be influenced by weather. Travel is required along with overtime in order to meet project related deadlines.
Cable Services Company maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment drug testing and background checks.
Summary/Objective
This position performs tasks required for the operation of directional drill including set-up and bore path completion for the construction/upgrade of communications conduit, gas, water, sewer, etc.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Load and unload directional bore equipment in a manner that is secure and damage free
Transport associated tools, materials and/or equipment in a safe manner
Complete a daily inspection on bore equipment prior to commencing work
Prepare the drill fluid based on site conditions prior to boring commencing
In conjunction with bore crew, locate/operate the directional drill using the selected bore heads and back reamers to place cables
Operate horizontal directional drill equipment in accordance with company and industry standards
Responsible for locating cables and verification in accordance with blueprints
Identifies utilities in the construction area and bore path
Connect/stub-up conduit and wire
Dig pits, trenches or potholes as required including windows when crossing utilities
Restores and/or landscapes disturbed areas of the jobsite
Accurately complete all required company documentation for each assignment according to established company standards and procedures (i.e. timesheet, vehicle log, expense report)
Adhere to all established company safety policies and perform work in a safe manner.
Perform other duties and tasks as assigned in order to help team complete a project
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to read and interpret engineering/construction prints, plans and specifications
Knowledge of utility depths and placements
Possess general knowledge of construction practices
Ability to work in various environments/settings with moderate to loud noise levels
Ability to work in trenches, manholes and tunnels
Must have attention to detail and be thorough in completing work tasks
Ability to work efficiently, independently and collaboratively within a team environment Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
Ability to move materials/equipment weighing up to 80 pounds
Ability to manage multiple tasks with changing priorities to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment with constant interruptions
Ability to work efficiently, independently and collaboratively within a team environment
Able to work 10+ hours in a day when necessary
Willing to work outside in varying weather conditions
Travel
Weekly travel is required for this position. Company will pay hotel expenses (shared room) and per diem
Preferred Education and Experience
One year of experience operating a directional borer preferably in the telecommunications field
Previous rock boring experience
Class A CDL

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