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Directional Drill Bore Operator - West Jordan

Company: Niels Fugal Sons Company, LLC
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Niels Fugal Sons Company has been serving the utility construction industry since the late 1920s and is recognized today as a well-known leader in the telecommunications and natural gas construction industry. With its corporate office in Pleasant Grove, Utah, and offices in Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Niels Fugal Sons Company proudly serves the entire western United States.


Under general supervision, the directional drill bore operators are responsible for pot-holing, locating and operating the bore machine in a safe manner while conforming to company and customer requirements.


  • Safely operates equipment on jobsite
  • Safely identifies utilities in the construction area
  • Pot hole around all utilities in the area of work
  • Operate various Ditch Witch bore machines ranging from a 922 to a 40-20
  • Ability to locate while another person is operating the drill
  • Restores and/or landscapes disturbed areas of the jobsite
  • Demonstrates job skill, procedures and techniques to crew members
  • Responsible for the site set-up and clean-up
  • The Operator shall follow all safety rules at all times.
  • The Operator is expected to attend and participate in all safety meetings and training.
  • The Operator shall use all prescribed safety equipment that is required to safely do the job at hand.
  • The Operator shall report unsafe acts or conditions to his or her immediate Supervisor or Safety Personnel.
  • The Operator shall report any and all injuries, accidents and/or incidents immediately their immediate Supervisor.
  • On occasion, the operator will need to perform laborer duties when the operating duties are completed.


  • Minimum six (6) months previous experience or training
  • Must be able to pass a drug test
  • This position requires the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Knowledge and understanding of safety systems associated with equipment operation including set-up and emergency procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of loading, unloading and transport procedures for equipment
  • Knowledge and understanding of compaction requirements for ground conditions or customer needs
  • Knowledge and understanding of and perform proper daily maintenance on equipment
  • Knowledge and understanding of the proper care of equipment including hours of service requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of support equipment operation, digging equipment, vacuum-units, reel trailers, backhoes, plows and trenchers
  • Must have or be able to obtain CDL Class A drivers license
  • Physical demands: while performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds repeatedly and frequently lift or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: while performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and may be subject to adverse conditions such as high humidity, high temperatures, high wind, extreme cold, rain, sleet, and snow. The outside work environment will vary throughout the workday including changes in terrain, traffic, urban settings and/or rural settings. The employee is occasionally exposed to natural gas and to the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation (PTO)

Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required.


Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.

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