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Horizontal Directional Drill Locator

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74131

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!


Locators are vital in insuring our crews work safely. Your duties involve performing semi-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


  • Set up equipment including the drill, water tanks and grounding machine
  • Perform pot holing, locating and remediation
  • Drill out following the predetermined drill path to the exit pit
  • Communicate with the operator to confirm the location of the drill head
  • Assist with the install of proper pulling gear and hook up product
  • Conduct post-job quality checks
  • Clean, check fluid levels and visually inspect equipment 
  • Complete required daily paperwork (i.e. Bore log, vehicle maintenance reports, etc.)
  • Other duties as requested by leadership 

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent 
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ of relevant experience 
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints and follow job specifications 
  • Knowledge of DOT and OSHA regulations
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage difficult customers; call center experience a plus
  • A “quick learn” with aptitude to rapidly absorb and retain information
  • Ability to stay focused and manage multiple projects simultaneously despite fast-changing conditions

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

This job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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