PRIMARY FUNCTION:
This job resides within the state of Oklahoma, you will be part Horizontal Directional Drilling Unit. The Directional Bore Crew member will be responsible for a wide variety of technical and non-technical duties to include the operation and maintenance of equipment used in the installation of underground electrical systems and pipeline.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Crew Superintendent

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Operating and maintaining horizontal drilling equipment. Operating and maintaining drilling fluid mixing equipment. Operation and maintenance of excavating equipment, pot hole machine, power tools, pneumatic tools and hand tools. Assist in barricading of work zones and may be responsible for conducting traffic control. Assist in the installation of underground electric systems and pipeline to include construction restoration activities and locating current underground utilities & pipelines. Completion of other duties of equivalent or lower classifications as assigned.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the operation of directional drilling machine, vacuum excavation equipment, drilling fluid mixing equipment and drill steering equipment. Responsible for transporting equipment to and from job sites. Responsible for using a variety of power tools and excavation tools. Responsible for the operation of underground locating equipment. Responsible for ensuring that work is done within established construction standards and company policies and procedures. Responsible for participating in the training of other operators.
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
Ability to communicate with supervisor, co-workers and the general public.

EXPERIENCE:
A minimum of 1 year of experience with bore machine operations including at least a year of experience with steering head operation. A minimum of 1 year of utility locating and electrical underground construction experience. Experience in mud and drill fluids mixing.

EDUCATION:
High school diploma or equivalent.
KNOWLEDGE:
Knowledge of basic mechanical and hydraulic principles. Knowledge of electrical URD construction.

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Ability to take measurements, prepare sketches and operate two-way radios. Ability to read and interpret maps. Skilled at performing work safely and have the ability to be on the alert for the safety of all members of the crew. Skilled at complying with applicable safety standards, policies and procedures.

CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS:
Must have a valid Oklahoma Driver�s License (CDL) Class A with Combination & Air brake endorsements, this must be maintained as a condition of employment. May be required to obtain and maintain Plastic Fusion certification. May be required to obtain and maintain Mud Mix certification.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Maintain compliance with company policies and procedures. Climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, shoveling of dirt / rock. Working conditions may include inclement weather and potential of electrical hazards. Heavy work; exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must be willing to work overtime. We offer an attractive salary based upon qualifications with competitive benefits and a supportive professional work environment.
Brad Garrett Construction / Garrett Overhead Powerline is a drug free work place and a drug screen program is in place.

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