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Directional Driller

Job Overview:

We are seeking an experienced and skilled Directional Driller to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience operating a ditch witch JT25 and possess knowledge of mixing muds based on ground conditions. The Directional Driller should also have a vast knowledge of pre-reams and hold a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Tanker and Airbrakes endorsements. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain the ditch witch JT25 drilling rig
  • Ability to mix muds based on ground conditions
  • Conduct pre-job meetings with crew to review job requirements and safety procedures
  • Set up and operate drilling equipment, including mud pumps and bore head
  • Conduct surveys and measurements to ensure accurate placement of underground utilities
  • Install and replace underground pipes, conduits, and cables
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on drilling equipment
  • Maintain accurate records of job activities and daily equipment reports
  • Follow safety procedures and wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Communicate effectively with crew members, supervisors, and clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor 



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in directional drilling
  • Ability to operate and maintain ditch witch JT25 drilling rig
  • Vast knowledge of pre-reams
  • Ability to mix muds based on ground conditions 
  • Valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Tanker and Airbrakes endorsements
  • Good communication skills and ability to work well in a team
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and plans
  • Knowledge of underground utility installation and replacement procedures
  • Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions 


Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and occasionally up to 100 pounds with assistance
  • Ability to stand, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, and work in awkward positions for extended periods of time 
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, and snow 


Working Conditions: 

  • Work may be performed in a variety of settings, including construction sites, roadways, and other outdoor environments 
  • May be exposed to loud noise, dust, dirt, and other hazards
  • May work extended hours, nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary to meet project deadlines 


This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and benefits. If you are an experienced and skilled Directional Driller who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and is eager to contribute to the success of our projects, please apply with your resume and cover letter. 

How to Apply

Please follow these instructions carefully. Candidates who do not follow these instructions will not be considered.