Horizontal Directional Locator


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Calgary, AB - (CAN) 734 7th Avenue Southwest Suite 240 AB Calgary , AB T2P 3P8

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Horizontal Directional Locator

Manpower is currently seeking a Horizontal Directional Locator to fulfill an ongoing position in the Calgary area.

Hours: Variety of different shifts

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

* Load and unload directional bore equipment in a manner that is secure and damage free

* Complete drivers' logbook and daily vehicle inspection (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip) maintenance and repair reports, accident or incident reports

* Ensure that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times

* Operate Ditch Witch or Vermeer directional drills

* Operate picker trucks and water trucks

* Maintain and adjusts machinery in order to ensure proper performance

* Maintain a proper mix of mud and run mud systems, as well as perform basket changes

* Maintain driver logs and complete all other paperwork

* Knowledge in locating system

* Proven mechanical ability

* Safety tickets preferred (In-house training will be provided)

* Read and interpret project plans, diagrams and Locates

* Perform work including box locating, installation of conduits for various cables

* Coach and mentor new employees

* Work under customers' standards related to horizontal directional drilling; adhering to site specific rules and regulations

* Maintain and record accurate daily drilling activities

* Willingness to perform all other duties as required by supervisor/manager

* Troubleshoot any equipment issues and relay to service for assistance or resolution

* Willingness to work overtime, weekends or on emergency calls as required

* Fuel and Grease Directional Drill to maintain safe and optimal operation

* General Labour duties and other activities at the construction site as required

* Prepare and coordinate safety toolbox talks and complete pre-job hazard assessments

* Operate equipment in residential areas

* Out of town travel will occasionally be required

Qualifications and Requirements:

* Minimum 2 years Directional Drilling experience is an asset

* Valid Class 5 drivers license preference will be given Class 1 drivers

* Safety Tickets (H2S, Ground Disturbance, and First Aid)

* Experience in heavy machinery operation

* Relevant telecom experience or construction experience

* Knowledge of fibre and conduit Installation is an asset

* Must be able to lift to 23 Kg (50 lbs.)

* Ability to think and react to changing conditions quickly

* Travel as required

* High School diploma or post-secondary education.

In becoming a Manpower associate, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow in industry leading companies. You will also gain access to Manpowers comprehensive benefits package including:

Competitive pay

Medical and dental benefits

Life insurance

Weekly pay by direct deposit

Access to Manpower online university

Apply online at www.manpowerab.com or alternatively email calgary.ab@manpower.com or alternately you can reach out to us at 403.269.6936.

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