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Directional Drill Locator

Date: Jun 9, 2019

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73145

Company: Centuri Construction Group


Join the leader in underground pipeline construction and get yourself a solid career with solid pay! Take the first step on your path to career advancement; Join Us - We’ve got work for the next 100 years!


The NPL Locator is vital in insuring our crews work safely. Your duties involve performing skilled activities related to Horizontal Directional Drilling locating.


  • Join the Largest Natural Gas Distribution Contractor in the United States
  • Weekly Payroll
  • Paid, on-the-job training for technical skills
  • Employee Assistance program benefit
  • Health Insurance Plan benefit
  • Retirement Plan benefit


  • Locate for Horizontal Directional Drill for installation of underground natural gas pipe
  • Ensure safety of the public and other underground utilities
  • Setup and clean up work site 
  • Read utility locates and coordinate day lighting of these facilities
  • Ensure all applicable permits and locates are complete and on site
  • Inspect the work that is in progress to ensure that the workmanship conforms to specifications
  • Help the Drill Operato to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery to conform to grade specifications
  • Level earth to final grade specifications
  • Operate other vehicles and equipment as directed
  • Other duties as indicated by supervisor

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as a Directional Drill Operator/Locator
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints and follow job specifications
  • Knowledge of DOT and OSHA regulations

Working Environment

  • Work sites are outdoors in potentially extreme weather conditions
  • All worksite safety instructions are written and spoken in English; must be fluent in English
  • Work includes prolonged and repeated: lifting (including overhead, up to 50lbs); standing; climbing; kneeling; reaching and feeling; crouching and crawling
  • Flexibility to work various schedules and stay late when necessary with little or no notice
  • Work is performed within the “red zone” of heavy equipment
  • Working safely requires quick/accurate hand-eye coordination


  • Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Pre-employment medical fit-for-duty test; hold/obtain DOT medical card
  • Join and maintain Union membership 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Centuri provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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