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Horizontal Directional Drill Operator

Location: Idaho Falls, ID, United States
Date Posted:
Job ID: R20647
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

This position will give you the opportunity to visit and work in the state of Montana. You will be working on a rotation that is 21 days on and 10 days off if you are located out of state. While working in “The Treasure State” a live out allowance will be provided while employed with our “True Blue” team.

You are a Horizontal Directional Drill Operator with industry construction experience. You have knowledge of current construction work safe practices. In this role, you will assist in building telecommunications networks. You will also be responsible for performing directional boring around and / or on utilities for fiber installation projects. This position provides opportunity for a diverse career path and longevity with an industry leading telecommunications company.

Apply today to join the Ledcor Technical Services team!

We support our employees with training to develop skills, knowledge, and abilities.

We are committed to the long-term success and wellbeing of our employees.
Benefits are provided which include items such as health, dental, vision plans, life and disability coverages, comprehensive retirement plans, family
support benefits, mental health and wellness resources, and more.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Operate HDD equipment in accordance with company and industry standards
  • Maintain company equipment per service requirements and safety guidelines
  • Communicate work progress and safety performance to the site supervisor
  • Install conduit, vaults, cable etc. i.e. doing labor work when not operating equipment
  • Take active role in Ledcor’s health and safety program


  • Must possess and maintain a clean driving record and valid driver's license appropriate to the requirements of the vehicle being driven – CDL A preferred
  • Combination of work experience and/or technical training in an industry-related trade certification or education program
  • Working knowledge of health, safety and environmental protection practices and procedures as they apply to related construction processes
  • Must be able to track and communicate daily production and materials
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol requirements

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks, including the ability to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions (hot, cold, rain, snow, and sleet) and perform work on uneven surfaces
  • This position will require travel throughout the state of MT

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page. Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email.

All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.   

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