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Directional Drilling Locator

Company: MetroNet
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details Description
MetroNet is looking for you! MetroNet has an immediate opening for an energetic; Directional Drilling Locator in Tallahassee, FL!
At MetroNet, we pride ourselves on providing cutting-edge technology combined with outstanding customer care. We are a fast-growing telecommunication company, offering 100% fiber-optic technology. MetroNet specializes in fiber to the premise TV, voice and internet services that provide our customers with some of the fastest internet speeds in the world. Recognized for being one of the Best Places to Work in 2020 by Glassdoor. We are committed to revolutionizing the industry by enhancing the overall customer experience and optimizing the talent of our valued associates.
We're looking for tech-savvy, innovative thinkers to join our team and help us create what's next!
What is in it for you?
Competitive total compensation package
80% of Medical premiums paid for by company
Company paid Disability and Life insurance
401(k) company match and 100% vested from the day you are eligible to contribute to the plan.
Discounted MetroNet service in our serviceable area
Cell phone allowance
Locally owned, friendly, fun atmosphere
Job Summary:
The Directional Drilling Locator position is a locator who will work with a driller to install conduit and cable underground using horizontal directional drilling equipment and locating devices. In addition the Locator and the Driller will work together to install handholes, flower pots, pedestals and row signs and cable as required. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned. This position requires field work which may include overtime, weekends, holidays and off hours and working in inclement weather.
Travel will be required depending on the needs of business.
What you will be doing:
Responsible for locating the drill head during drilling operations
Operate various digging equipment, assist the driller with operation of the drill
Install handholes, flower pots and other OSP devices
Openly share knowledge with other company departments
Accurately complete progress forms, project activity reports and all other documentation pertaining to work assignments
Safely work in streets and alleys as well as other work conditions including manholes, ditches and other excavations
Operate crew vehicles, drilling equipment, vactron equipment, various equipment and conduit trailers, backhoe/mini-excavator, core drilling equipment and other tools and equipment normally used in horizontal directional drilling activities
Familiar with proper safety equipment and instruct new trainees in the proper use of the equipment and installation per the design
Follows OSHA, NESC, and Metronet safety regulations and precautions when completing assigned work
What You Need For This Position:
High school diploma or the equivalent is required. HDD training is desirable
Minimum of 3 years as a horizontal directional drilling locator
CDL or ability to obtain a CDL is desirable
Safe work history
Ability to read and interpret OSP maps and designs
Knowledge of NESC, OSHA, and related state and local codes
Ability to use a laptop or tablet to send and receive e-mail and complete production reports etc.
Strong planning, organizational, and follow up skills
Good analytical and communication skills, sound judgment, and the ability to work effectively with multiple department staffs
Ability to recognize priority issues and escalate accordingly
Ability to learn new processes and procedures
A drive to win as part of a team
Passion for your work and the mission of the company
If you have a strong desire to impact, the success of our organization by ensuring we continue to attract and retain committed professionals, please apply today!

High School or better.

Keywords: MetroNet, Tallahassee , Directional Drilling Locator, Other , Tallahassee, Florida

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