Directional Drill Operator


Directional Drill Operator

Directional Drill Operator
Richmond, VA

Southeast Connections LLC, provides inclusive infrastructure solutions for the natural gas industry. We construct the systems and facilities to transport the nation's cleanest burning energy resource. Southeast Connections offers complete construction services that include pipeline construction, installation, maintenance, repairs, stations, facility modification and new construction. From Senior Management to the "boots on the ground", Southeast Connections, LLC is dedicated & determined to remain the industry leader and earn continued respect from clients through our professionalism.
We offer excellent compensation and industry-leading benefits, such as health, dental and vision, life insurance, STD and LTD starting on DAY 1. Eligibility for Company matching 401K benefit after 3 months of employment.

Essential Functions:

  • Operates horizontal directional drill in accordance with blueprints and designated plans
  • Maintains company equipment per service requirements and safety guidelines
  • Assists with company clean-up as necessary
  • Proper industry specific locating experience in the underground utility industry
  • Strong understanding of proper PPE and equipment utilization



High school diploma


Proficient knowledge of utility installation techniques and standards with a minimum of 1-year experience operating Horizontal Directional Drills. Valid CDL driver’s license with clean driving record, excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of reading and understanding blueprints. Possess general knowledge of construction practices. Knowledge of utility depths and placements. Must be able to perform hand digging to expose utilities. Must be able to lift 80lbs. Previous rock boring a plus.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.