Driller/Locator (Vancouver Area, BC)
VistaCare Underground is a telecommunications contractor providing horizontal directional drilling and utility installation services throughout western Canada. Our operations in Vancouver, BC have a need for experienced Directional Drillers/Locators.
We are seeking candidates who are punctual, have strong work ethic and want to work as part of a team. Applicants must be safety-oriented individuals with a positive attitude.
VistaCare Underground is an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applications from people with disabilities. Any applicant who may require accommodations are encouraged to discuss this with their recruiter.
• Drilling and/or locating to specifications on maps and installing the product
• Daily reporting of activities
• Managing drilling crew
• Maintenance and inspections of equipment
• Driver logs and trip inspections
• Working in city environments
• Minimum Courses that would be an asset: CSTS, Ground Disturbance, First Aid.
• Strong manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination
• Ability to work in all weather conditions, confined spaces, isolation
• Ability to work in a physically demanding atmosphere including, but is not limited to: carry, raise and climb a ladder, carry, lift and handle heavy equipment (manhole covers, cable reels)
• Self-disciplined, motivated and organized
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and repetitive tasks
• 2+ years of experience in HDD drilling
• Technical training considered an asset
• Valid driver’s license (preference given to Class 1 or Class 3), reasonable driver abstract
• Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required
• Travel as required
• The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record check
• Competitive compensation based on experience and skill level
• 50% employer paid comprehensive group benefits (health, dental, vision, insurance)
• Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
• Employer-match RRSP group plan
• WorkPerks with Venngo and other corporate discounts available