ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY
Black & McDonald's Utilities team is growing! If you are committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.
Directional Drill Operators Operate Vermeer Directional Drills, Locating Systems, Mixing Systems and Commercial Vehicles used in the installation of Underground Utilities. The Directional Drill Operators are responsible for the safe operation and basic maintenance of the organization's Directional Drill.
Duties & Responsibilities
Safely operate the directional drill in the installation of Underground Utilities
Operate directional drill in residential areas
Responsible for the safe operation and basic maintenance of the organization's equipment
Read and interpret blueprints, stakes, and signage
Coordinate and organize daily activities of equipment with drivers and operators
Performing and logging pre-operation safety inspections for fueling and greasing the directional drill in order to maintain safe and optimal operation.
General labour duties as required
Self-directed and self-starter with the ability to work with little supervision or as part of a team
Strong work ethic, ability to work safely in a fast-paced environment
Communicates Effectively (verbally and in writing)
Teamwork and Collaboration (work cooperatively and collaboratively with others)
Values and Respects Others (encourages and supports diversity)
High School diploma
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
2-5 years' experience working in the construction industry operating a Directional Drill Rig, specifically a Directional Drill Rig – Vermeer D20 x 22 Series 3
SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Class 1 (or 3) with Air Brakes
Possess a valid, Alberta Drivers License and a clean driving abstract
Construction Safety Certifications including the following are considered assets.
Ground Disturbance Certification
Confined Space Awareness/Rescue
Black & McDonald welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities.
Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.