Directional Drill Operator Foreman

King Communications - Henderson, NV3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $46,000 - $65,000 a year

King has an immediate need for Directional Drill Operator Foreman. This is a full time, hourly position, with opportunity for advancement within our growing team.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be familiar with underground construction
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs unassisted
  • Must have driver’s license with clean record
  • Must have verifiable work history
  • Must be willing to submit to drug test
  • Must be willing to submit to background check
  • Must be familiar with Vermeer machinery
  • Must have 2 yrs experience operation HDD equipment
  • Must have skill with rock boring

Job Description

  • Set equipment up including the drill, water tanks and grounding the machine
  • Perform pot holing, locating and remediation
  • Drill out following the predetermined drill path to the exit pit
  • Communicate with the locator/lead via radio to confirm the location of the drill head
  • Assist with the install of proper pulling gear and hook up product
  • Reverse process to install product
  • Oversee laborers and/or crew member s work and monitor time usage
  • Conduct post-job quality checks
  • Clean, check fluid levels and conduct a visual inspection of vehicle/equipment to assure your vehicle/equipment is performing at optimum safety, perform the required pre-trip, post trip inspections and the required paperwork, perform needed maintenance including winterizing equipment.
  • Communicates with Supervisor daily to turn in required paperwork (i.e. Bore log, vehicle maintenance reports, etc.)
  • Follows specifications for the job and company policies
  • Complies with safety procedures while driving and at job site
  • Strive for optimal production while working safely and performing quality work

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Works in both an office and field environment
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods; stand; walk; use hands and fingers to feel and handle; reach with arms and hands; talk, hear, stoop, kneel and crouch; lift weight or exert a force up to a maximum of 100 pounds
  • Must have the ability and be willing to travel, as required, for job related functions

What King offers you

A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion

Highly competitive base pay

Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits programs

PTO progam and 401K

King Communications is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

King is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please respond with resume and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the King family!

Job Type: Full-time


  • operating HDD equipment: 2 years (Preferred)
  • underground construction: 2 years (Preferred)


  • OSHA 10 (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Job Duties:

  • Manage construction sites, ensuring that workers adhere to construction plans and safety codes