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Horizontal Directional Drill Operator

Interested Applicants should email a resume with contact info to:

[email protected]


IZ Excavating seeks experienced Horizontal Directional Drill Operators for a Full Time position.  Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 2 years experience using Vermeer Horizontal Direction Drills.

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working on Directional Drills in the utility construction industry preferred
  • CDL Class A license REQUIRED with tanker endorsement preferred
  • Ability to proficiently operate various mixing equipment and knowledgeable in proper fluid mixing procedures
  • Ability to use proper down-hole tooling (drill heads/bits, reamers, swivels and pullers, etc.) for the applicable ground condition(s) to optimize installation success
  • Ability to use various vacuum potholing equipment
  • Ability to assess a good bore rig set up, down-hole tooling and fluid mixing prior to starting construction
  • Must be safety conscientious
  • Must be well organized in proper set up and bore planning methodology
  • Ability to follow verbal and or written instructions
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and other personnel


Working Environment

  • Work sites are outdoors in potentially extreme weather conditions
  • All worksite safety instructions are written and spoken in English; must be fluent in English
  • Work includes prolonged and repeated: lifting (including overhead, up to 50lbs); standing; climbing; kneeling; reaching and feeling; crouching and crawling
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Valid driver’s license with no more than 3 moving violations and no DUIs
  • Pre-employment medical fit-for-duty test; hold/obtain DOT medical card
  • With the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve in mind, all candidates who receive an offer of employment will be required to complete a COVID-19 risk assessment; your responses will help us determine an employment start date


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

This job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. IZ Excavating will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.