Horizontal Directional Drill Operator/Locator

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Job Description
Horizontal Directional Drill Operator/Locator
General Description:
Candidate will possess a broad technical knowledge of using Ditchwitch horizontal directional drilling machine for the installation of telecoms and other utility ducts within build up areas.
Required Skills:
  • Identify equipment and components and describe key functions.
  • Demonstrate ability to identify major components of the JT 2020 drill. Identify service area for maintenance requirements as described in the operator's manual.
  • Ability to setup the Electric Strike System (ELS) and understand procedure required in the event of an electrical strike and gas strike.
  • Ability to bore across a specified bore path
  • Demonstrate the ability to mix fluid additives for a prescribed job.
  • Ability to calibrate the Tracker to the beacon.
  • Ability to use the "override" feature (associated with Tracker Control)
  • Ability to locate and take a depth estimate of the beacon.
  • Demonstrate the ability to change and match transmitting channels to ensure proper communication between Tracker and Remote Display equipment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to operate the JT2020 machine in accordance to the instructions in the Operators manual
2+ years of operating Ditchwitch mini drills. Telecom and Networking experience is an added advantage
Work Status:
6 Months Contract
Reports to Technical Manager
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


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Job Summary
May 28, 2014
Offer Type
Minimum of 3-5years
June 12, 2014
Engineering/ Technical
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