Careers – Congruex


Directional Drill Operator/Locator

Job Title
Directional Drill Operator/Locator
Job ID
Hayden,  ID 83835
Other Location
Job Title:                           Directional Drill Operator/Locator         
Business Unit:                 HHS Construction LLC., a Congruex Company
Department:                   Construction
Reports To:                      Project Manager
Employment Status:      Full-time, non-exempt (hourly)
Primary Location:           Coeur d’Alene, ID
We will determine salary based on skills and experience in relation to the function of the role, as well as equity to any other employees in the same or similar role.

Company Profile:
Networks Built Better.
Congruex is a multi-national organization that specializes in broadband network construction and engineering.  We support some of the largest service providers in the United States with a footprint that extends across the nation.  Our turn-key design and build solutions allow our customers to deliver more data, more bandwidth, and ultimately support more devices for their end users.
Our diverse self-perform capabilities allow us to deliver high quality telecommunications and utility solutions with efficiency as one combined end-to-end business.

Congruex is a growing collection of subsidiary operating units.  Our unified vision is to be the nation’s largest end-to-end provider of network design, engineering, construction, and maintenance for broadband operators.  We are One Congruex.

Our Mission & Values
It is our mission to satisfy our customers by providing the expertise, technology, and resources necessary to build better networks.

Congruex is committed to the overall health, wellness, and safety of our people.  We support diversity, inclusion, and the right to live freely with mutual respect.

These values are ingrained in our core values of GRIT.

At Congruex, GRIT is an acronym for guts, reliability, improvement, and teamwork – having the GUTS to do the right thing, being RELIABLE to deliver what we promise, IMPROVING ourselves every day, and embracing TEAMWORK together as One Congruex.

HHS Construction, LLC. - a Congruex Company
Founded in 2003, HHS Construction is a leading provider of infrastructure services to major telecommunications and cable providers primarily in Southern California, and adjacent geographies. HHS Construction’s core capabilities include aerial, underground and substructure self-perform construction; ISP services; wireless services including Small Cell/CRAN installation, utility coordination, turn-key RF testing and maintenance; telecom engineering; placement and splicing of copper, coaxial and fiber optic cables; and pole maintenance. HHS Construction is headquartered in Ontario, California.

Job Summary:
The directional drill operator/locator is responsible for safely operating the directional drill to place product underground then locate the drill head to understand elevation changes and make decisions on depths to drill at to avoid hitting underground utilities.

Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • supports the line team and works with personnel within the department
  • operates the drill rig efficiently
  • prepares job and drill so that the shot can be performed safely
  • potholes all utilities that will either be paralleled or crossed during the bore shot
  • verifies existing utilities
  • fills water tanks with water
  • combines water with chemicals for boring according to the ground you are drilling in
  • locates the drill head from point A to point B without hitting any utilities at the correct depth
  • hooks up swivel, reamer, and pipe product that will be pulled back to complete the bore shot
  • before the bore shot is started, walks out bore shot to ensure all utilities have been located and develops a plan for going above or below each utility or obstacle in the bore path
  • inspects and maintains job equipment
  • performs other duties as required and/or assigned
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • high school diploma, or equivalent
  • 1 year of relevant experience
  • CDL with tanker endorsement
  • osha 10 certification
  • precise hand-eye coordination
  • good written and verbal communication skills
  • ability to do some maintenance of drill equipment and mixing unit
  • clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and 20 inches or less, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships
  • ability to identify and distinguish colors of utility flags and markings on the ground
  • ability to clearly communicate instructions to assist with training
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
  • 3 or more years of experience
Physical Demands:
  • physically active, with lifting required
  • must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • routinely requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, and twisting
  • working in inclement weather conditions, such as extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, ice, snow, and wind
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

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