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Comlink Midwest LLC
Posted: November 15 2016
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Utility Construction Operator
An Underground Utility Construction Operator will primarily be responsible for operating heavy machinery and horizontal drilling equipment utilized for boring and trenching activities in underground utilities construction. This position requires use of good judgement in the operation of duties and detailed attention to work activities. A person in this position is responsible for complying with all safety requirements.
Operate heavy construction equipment and horizontal directional bore drilling for installation of underground conduit in city and rural areas.
Responsible for mud mixing activities necessary for drill operations
Operate horizontal drill through engineer designed paths paying close attention to potential obstacles
Proactively understand designed pathways, potential obstacles and safety issues
React responsibly to unknown obstacles and circumstances using good judgement and decision making
Assist other equipment operators by signaling safe movement of equipment
May operate light, small engine equipment and other equipment as necessary
May perform other manual duties in support of underground construction project
Operate motor vehicles to and from job sites
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Minimum of 2 years of experience in the utilities construction field
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the operation of construction equipment and horizontal bore drills.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the operation of tools and equipment in support of underground utility construction activities
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of engineered bore paths and potential obstacles
Must have an understanding of job hazards and precautions necessary on the job site
Demonstrated work ethic and priority for job safety
Strong verbal communication skills
Must be able to perform work in a various conditions and weather elements
Valid Commercial (Class-A) Driver’s License
For that reason, we offer competitive compensation based on skill and experience. Employees at Comlink share in the company's success through the company's generous 401k employer match program, bonus and stock ownership plans. We offer a desirable benefit package including medical, dental, HSA and FSA plans, and more for employees and their legal dependents.