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Horizontal Directional Drill Operator | Phoenix

VIKOR is currently looking to add to its team of dedicated individuals with a full-time Directional Drilling position. As a Horizontal Directional Drill Operator, you will install underground utilities for power, fiber, and communications sites around the Midwest and Mountain states.

Benefits

  • $40/day per-diem for meals while traveling.
  • Company provided individual room for lodging.
  • Paid major national holidays plus six additional paid days off for field staff.
  • Paid vacation and personal time with a graduating scale based on years of service: 2 weeks after 1 year, 3 weeks after 3 years, 4 weeks after 5 years, 5 weeks after 10 years.
  • Cash retirement bonus to all employees on their anniversary.
  • We offer major medical, dental, and vision insurance and a free $100,000 life insurance policy for all employees.
  • Crews are likely to work 45-75 hours per week with overtime paid at time and a half.
  • We use company trucks only. You do not have to drive to the job sites in your own vehicle.

We are an employee-oriented company and try our best to take good care of our workers. They are our #1 asset!

General Responsibilities

  • Working with 811 to assure that locates are done
  • 3-8 weeks of travel rotations on the road, year round
  • Operation of a hydrovacc to excavate and identify existing utilities
  • Operation of directional drill, locator, excavator, skid loader, and other heavy equipment
  • Drilling underground utilities
  • Provide employee required tools
  • Treat company tools and equipment with good care and keeping
  • Receive and follow direction of crew chief
  • Assist crew chief in assuring jobs are brought in on time
  • Assist in training new employees as directed

Responsible for Safety

Because of the nature of the work at VIKOR, we are dedicated to and obsessed with safety. That means all of our employees are, too. If you join the VIKOR team, you will be expected to follow all the safety and regulatory policies and procedures put in place by VIKOR and OSHA in order for all team members to feel confident and protected during the workday. This includes attending the daily safety meetings, maintaining a clean driving record and frequently inspecting trucks and equipment.

The VIKOR Culture

We believe people do their best work when they feel heard and supported. That is why we strive to live out our values of UNITY, DEDICATION and ELEVATION every day. Our employees experience an environment centered on respect, allowing them to perform at their highest level.

VIKOR specializes in commercial tower construction, maintenance, and service work for the wireless, utility, and wind energy industries. With offices in Sioux Falls, SD; Rapid City, SD; Pleasant Grove, UT; Denver, CO; Sebree, KY; Bismarck, ND; Tulsa, Ok; Phoenix, AZ; and Albuquerque, NM our geographic footprint spans from the Great Plains to the Mountain States.

Apply Now

For more information contact Human Resources at ctucker@vikor.com or call (605) 331-6972.