Drill Locator - Fiber Construction - Champaign, IL

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Construction



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Drill Locator

Champaign, IL

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Directs field resources consisting of, but not limited to, the drill operator, general laborers, locator, etc. for the drill team
  • Oversee daily operations and respond to and resolve issues as they occur
  • Assess core competencies of team; identify needs and opportunities to develop skill and proficiency to build a capable workforce and to encourage work to be more self sufficient/proactive in addressing problems as they may arise
  • Ensure proper communication exists between workforce and Manager
  • Maintains and submits accurate time card reporting
  • Maintains and submits accurate boring profile records
  • Responsible for documenting and reporting crew efficiency and improvements as needed
  • Set up and operate directional bore machinery
  • Maintains equipment by performing or scheduling routine and emergency maintenance
  • Willingly and cooperatively responds to outside plant emergency calls as needed
  • All other duties as assigned

  • Pavlov Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.



  • Experience:

  • Preferred but not a necessity working with Digitrac SE locating system
  • Experience drilling, trenching, boring, dot holing and juli practices
  • Knowledge of telecommunication construction and cable installation practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of state and federal safety regulations
  • Knowledge with underground cable construction
  • Skill in operating various vehicles, heavy machinery and heavy construction equipment such as backhoe, sneaker, vibratory plow, etc.
  • BONUS: Fiber splicing experience
  • Experience running low voltage cables through buildings is a plus

  • Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must have valid drivers license and reliable transportation
  • Must have clean driving record
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Valid CDL license
  • Available for travel

  • Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to learn cable splicing techniques and color code
  • Ability to read and interpret various formats of English language instructions such as maps, blue prints, diagrams, etc.
  • Skill in completing multiple tasks, identifying problems and finding resolutions
  • Ability to communicate with customers, co-workers and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner
  • Ability to meet deadlines, perform under stress and achieve optimum results
  • Maintain strict confidentiality guidelines in accordance with company policy
  • Demonstrates dependability through good attendance and adherence to timelines and schedules.
  • Ability to effectively function as a team player and project a positive attitude
  • Able and willing to be on call and work extended hours, weekends and holidays
  • Able and willing to continue technical skill development by attending training away from home for an extended time frame.
  • Experience working with veemer drills

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to hear and have visual acuity including close vision
  • Ability to lift 70+ lbs
  • Must be able to walk, stoop, kneel, bend crawl, and move through a job site
  • Must be able to be active for 10+ hours a day
  • Ability to work on and in a bucket truck, climb poles, and work in confined spaces
  • Ability to drive for extended periods of time
  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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