Directional Bore Operator/Locator

Cable Services Company, Inc. Williamsport , PA 17701

Posted 11 months ago

Cable Services Company, headquartered in Williamsport, PA, performs construction and cable installation projects within 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 a 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 way that is safe and damage free

  • Transport associated tools, materials and / or equipment in a safe way

  • Complete a daily inspection on bore equipment prior to commencing work

  • Prepare the drill fluid based on 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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