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KS Energy Services Directional Drill Operator in Madison, Wisconsin

Directional Drill Operator


Title:Directional Drill Operator



Location:Madison, Wisconsin

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Nature of Work:

This position is responsible for day-to-day field operations of a 500,000-pound or smaller directional drill rig.

Duties and Responsibilities: Duties listed below may vary in terms of importance and other duties may be added or eliminated as this position develops.

  • Operate large equipment of various size and weights to prepare worksites, dig excavations, and more.

  • Ensure equipment is operated and transported in a safe and secure way.

  • Perform routine inspection and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or repairs to the supervisor; cleans equipment.

  • Work in adherence to safe practices, procedures, and work site or traffic laws.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience operating directional drills

  • CDL A required

  • Knowledge of proper operation of heavy equipment as well as safety standards

  • Strong work ethic and physical ability to lift 50+ pounds

  • Keen attention to detail and situational awareness to maintain the safety of the work environment

    Work Conditions/Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .

  • Work performed in the field at various job sites in all weather conditions.

  • This is a union position with equivalent union wages and benefits.

    About KS:

    Every day, we install the pipes and cables that power our lives--from lighting offices to heating homes. While this paints a pretty picture, our work is just pretty tough. We dig. We cut. We build.

    Every time we climb into a protected hole, we're taking a risk. The smallest mistake may cause an accident. This work demands safety, perfection, and efficiency. It's Mission: Impossible. At KS, we live for it. We build energy infrastructure that you depend on. In this industry, everyone is good. WE ARE BETTER!

    KS Energy Services is a family centered company, we value hard work, integrity and diversity. Working for KS Energy Services offers the opportunity for a rewarding career in the construction industry.