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Horizontal Directional Driller

Company: BrandSafway
Location: Midland
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Horizontal Directional Driller


MATCOR is a leading cathodic protection and corrosion prevention engineering design and manufacturing company, providing environmentally beneficial systems and services to global clients for over 40 years.

An expert in the field of cathodic protection, MATCOR offers proprietary corrosion protection products, installation, cathodic protection testing, maintenance and complete corrosion protection project management. MATCOR specializes in protecting the infrastructure of the oil and gas, electric utility, transportation and water industries.

MATCOR is looking for a Horizontal Directional Driller to safely and efficiently operate our HDD rig.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Safely operate drill rig and equipment during the system installation process

+ Manual labor associated with installing, repairing, and servicing conventional, deep well, and HDD ground beds

+ Loading and unloading equipment and materials

+ Prepare construction site and clean up when job is completed

+ Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and level earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, tampers, and rakes

+ Safely drive trucks and pull trailers with equipment and materials to construction sites

+ Operate equipment safely (backhoe, trencher, mini excavator, auger, and forklift)

+ Perform routine/preventative maintenance and inspection on equipment

+ Keep truck and warehouse area clean

+ Provide and maintain accurate paperwork

+ Other duties as requested by Supervisor

Required Capabilities (describe scope of knowledge and ability of the position)

+ Minimum 21 years of age

+ Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) from state of residence

+ 2-5 year of experience operating HDD (Horizontal Directional Drill) equipment with locator

3 to 5 years of experience in heavy equipment operation and general maintenance of (backhoe, trencher, mini excavator, auger, and forklift)

+ Basic computer and math skills

+ Must be able to pass DOT drug test and physical

+ Able to work outdoors in all types of weather and may be exposed to extremes of climate and temperatures

+ Experience in the corrosion industry, pipeline construction, or underground utilities

+ Must be able to lift and carry 75 lbs.

+ Must be willing to travel

+ Must be willing to work long hours such as 12 hour shifts

+ Must work well with others and be willing to learn from mentors and others in the shop and field

HSEQ Behaviors:

+ Must report any and all unsafe conditions

Expected to engage in the safety process and report to Supervisor any time a situation is deemed unsafe

+ To support / encourage others to help develop a culture of continuous improvement


+ Strong communicator and ability to instill a "Teamwork" mindset

+ Self-directed

+ Anticipates changes that can occur on job-sites and to be prepared to take appropriate action

+ Able to manage multiple priorities with a bias towards safety, quality and productivity

+ Pragmatic approach with the ability to establish priorities

+ Customer focused

+ Constantly display integrity, honesty and respect

+ Base decisions on facts and adopt a disciplined approach to work

+ Actively engage in discussions and openly supports team decisions

Job Ref: 139498

BrandSafway, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, special disabled or Vietnam or other era veteran status.
Notice to all potential job candidates
Please be advised that BrandSafway will never require or ask for any fee from you in exchange for being considered, hired, promoted, transferred or having ongoing employment with us. It is a violation of our Code of Conduct if any employee requests any money or fee from you in exchange for any special treatment or consideration. If anyone, regardless whether an existing employee, or anyone else, requests payment of any fee in exchange for being hired into our company, you may confidentially contact our HR Compliance department at hrcompliance@brandsafway.com and provide the name of the individual and any other documentation or proof of such an act.

Keywords: BrandSafway, Midland , Horizontal Directional Driller, Other , Midland, Texas

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