• Directional Drill Operator

    Star Construction Pelham, AL 35124

    Job #2289596170

  • Overview


    Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Then you may have found your next career move. We're looking for a Drilling Equipment Operator to join our team and help connect America. The Drilling Equipment Operator can operate a variety of equipment, used in installation/repair/maintenance activities associated with underground construction or utilities, in a safe and effective manner.

    What you'll do...

    • You will safely operate drill equipment on jobsite which may include but not limited to the following: Directional Drill, Backhoe / Excavator, Skid Steer, Tractor Trailer (Moving Equipment / Haul Water), Vacuum Truck/Trailer

    • You will restore and/or landscape disturbed areas of the jobsite

    • You will develop and maintain a bore schedule

    • You will be responsible for the site set-up and clean-up

    • You will load and unload tools, materials and equipment on truck

    • You will be involved in new site Job Safety Analysis - JSA prior to starting construction

    • You will set up safety perimeter using signage, cones and safety barriers and at times flagging traffic


    Who we are looking for...

    • You are at least 18 years old

    • You are authorized to work in the United States for this company

    • You have a valid standard Driver's License or a Class A Commercial Driver's License with tanker endorsement

    • You have an MVR record that is deemed acceptable by the company

    • You are able to maintain a safe work environment

    • You are able to work in all weather conditions

    • You are able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 75 lbs as needed with or without assistance

    • You are able to work over-time; after hours; on weekends, for emergencies or on-call

    • You are experienced with drilling equipment and understand their capabilities and limitations

    • You are able to proficiently use locators to safely identify utilities

    • You may have experience with drill set up and design processes

    • You may able to read and understand work orders, safety rules and operating instructions

    • You are able to climb up and down ladders, machinery, and other objects

    • You may have previous construction or utility construction experience

    • Specific vision abilities required to perform this job include but are not limited to: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus potentially near and/or far as needed. Employees in this job classification may be exposed to dust, fumes or other airborne pathogens.

    • Employees may be exposed to toxic or corrosive chemicals as well as moving machinery parts and pieces. Remote work may be required; long driving and sitting will be required. The noise level in the work environment for this position is moderate.

    Benefits and Company Summary

    What you'll get...

    • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans

    • Flexible Spending Accounts

    • Short and Long Term Disability

    • Supplemental Life and AD&D

    • 401(k) Retirement Savings w/ Company Match

    • Stock Purchase Plan

    • Company Discounts

    • Legal Insurance

    • Paid Time Off and Holidays

    Who we are...

    We are a company united in our vision of connecting America. Our culture is grounded in and shaped by our values. These values act as our behavioral compass and guide how we interact with each other, our customers, and the communities in which we operate. Across our teams, we strive to treat each other with respect, value different perspectives and experiences, keep our and others' safety top of mind, and uphold the highest ethical standards.

    Our company supplies the single most critical resource telecom service providers need: skilled people. We serve the nation from more than 500 field offices and are unparalleled in scope and scale.

    Our talented workforce of over 15,000 employees provides a wide array of specialty services including construction, engineering, underground facility locating, fulfillment, and program management. We provide opportunities for our people to learn and develop the skills and knowledge to be successful in their current role as well as to prepare them for future growth within the company. Join us!


    Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

    The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. ( ~~~ )

    The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

    Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.

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    Job Locations US-AL-Pelham

    ID 2022-36020

    Category Construction

    Workplace Type Field

    Position Type Regular Full-Time

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