- As a Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) Drill Operator you will be responsible for operating and maintaining horizontal directional drilling equipment in all HDD operations for the organisation.
- Your expertise will play a crucial role in the successful execution of underground utility installation and infrastructure projects.
- You will collaborate closely with project teams, contractors, and local authorities to ensure safe and efficient drilling operations.
Expected Key Results
- Accurate Borehole Creation
- Maintenance & Troubleshooting
- Quality Control
- Documentation & Reporting
- Continuous Improvement
- Safety and Compliance
- Minimum of 2.1 / Upper Credit Bachelor's Degree in Telecoms, Engineering, Applied Sciences and any related field.
- 2-4 years of experience with directional drill rigs
- Specific Knowledge of Civil Works planning applications with Nigerian Local Authorities.
- Prior experience as an HDD Drill Operator is required.
- Ability to work outside with variable hours in inclement weather conditions.
- Verifiable heavy equipment training and operating experience.
- Proficiency in operating various HDD equipment models and manufacturers.
- Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
- Knowledge of drilling fluid properties, soil types, and drilling techniques.
- Ability to read and interpret project plans, blueprints, and technical drawings.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to work in diverse and multicultural environments.
- Willingness to work in locations across the nation and adapt to various work conditions and climates.
- Relevant certifications and licenses for operating drilling equipment.
- Physical fitness and ability to perform physically demanding tasks.