Horizontal Directional Drill Operator

Horizontal Directional Drill Operator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Horizontal Directional Drill Operator to join our team.


  • Performs the necessary clerical work to account for mapping of material/equipment installed, material usage and time as required;
  • Obtain and deliver equipment, materials and supplies to and from storeroom or other locations;
  • Must be willing to perform any other duties assigned;
  • Operate and maintain horizontal drilling systems and other underground construction equipment;
  • Responsible for setup and operating a horizontal directional drilling (HDD) machine;
  • Drives truck with trailer attached, hauling directional drill or associated equipment to the work site as directed;
  • Perform route planning and mapping with GPS technology.


  • Required Skill(s): Expertise in operating Horizontal Drilling;
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  • Candidate must possess at least High School Diploma, Vocational Diploma/Short Course Certificate in others or equivalent;
  • At least 3 year(s) working experience as horizontal directional drill operator;
  • Preferably with background in Telecommunication/Construction Industry;
  • With previous experience in underground installation and handling of fiber;
  • Immediately needed and can start ASAP.