Pike Corporation Directional Drill Operator - Underground in Atlanta, Georgia

Position Summary: The Underground Directional Boring Equipment Operator is an entry level position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical underground distribution systems.


  • Essential Functions: *

  • Work safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de-energized underground.

  • Assists with installing underground transformers.

  • Assists in replacing fuses in transformers and clears faulted circuits and systems.

  • Frequently works around energized high voltage systems requiring skill and care to protect the lives of themselves and others.

  • Maintains company vehicles, equipment and tools in good working order.

  • Does all other related work as required to complete the job.

  • Other Requirements: *

  • Able to perform rigorous physical labor.

  • Must have Directional Boring experience.

  • Understands proper use of company radio.

  • Understands operation of heavy equipment.

  • Understand basic rigging.

  • Understand the proper use and maintenance of hand tools.

  • Capable of receiving and following directions.

  • Capable of learning basic knowledge of materials used.

  • Possess a basic knowledge of materials used.

  • Able to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit.

  • Must be familiar with induced voltage.

  • Capable of assisting with the installation and hook up of a single phase transformer.

  • Understands the basic concepts of equipment set up and grounding.

  • Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces.

  • Understands minimum approach distance.

  • Capable of checking voltage on transformers.

  • Understands flag and tag procedures.

  • Capable of installing and removing a service.

  • Capable of properly inspecting rubber goods and PPE.

  • Understands when to wear personnel protective equipment.

  • Understands how and when to use Kellum grips.

  • Able to identify different types of materials used.

  • Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required.

  • Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required.

  • Must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License.

  • Able to lift in excess of 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather.

  • Willing to work over-time when requested.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.

Competencies:

• Self-Motivated

• Team-Oriented

• Customer Oriented

• Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

VA Approved Apprenticeship Program – GI Bill Benefits Available to Eligible Veterans

Pike Electric, LLC is a Non-union Company

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization

Organization: *Pike Corporation, Inc.

Title: Directional Drill Operator - Underground

Location: Georgia-Atlanta

Requisition ID: 180001KJ