Directional Drillers – Michigan

May 19, 2023
United States of America
Job Type


TelForce Group is looking for Directional Drillers.

These are direct hire, full time positions.

Work is located in Ann Arbor, Flint, and Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Pay is based on experience.

Excellent Benefits.

Position Summary:
Builds and services all the fiber network. The technician should be professional in attitude and appearance and engaged with other team members and construction manager’s needs. Fiber Services should be mindful and thorough in their work; following installation and safety guidelines, and instructions.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Installation of fiber plant equipment
  • Assist with new fiber plant construction, vaults, pedestals and conduit
  • Drill and Plow Operations
  • Interact with customers, land owners and inspectors and represent the company in a professional manner
  • Troubleshoot customer equipment at premises
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network outages
  • Responsible for assigned work orders ensuring completion and closeout
  • Assist Fiber Team Leader and Fiber Foreman with running crews
  • Assist in training OSP Technician I and II
  • Manage vital business relationships and troubleshoot complex issues
  • Respond to and facilitate resolution of Network tickets
  • Assist with new site construction, planning and ordering materials

Skills & Requirements:

  • Follow directions from Fiber Foreman and Fiber Team Lead
  • Comfortable working in the Right of Way, working with shovels
  • Primarily operates underground drill rig and vibratory plow
  • Knowledge of Potholing utilities and Marking for utilites
  • Knowledge of Fiber drop crew to customer premises using vibratory plow
  • Follow safety guidelines and safe working practices
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate basic hand and power tools
  • Basic computer skills and proficiency with computers
  • Basic computer networking skills and knowledge
  • Use of PC based applications to program and diagnose various communications equipment
  • Clean driving record and valid driver’s license
  • Self-Motivated
  • Customer service oriented and professional in appearance
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • 2 to 4+ years as OSP Technician II or equivalent on job experience

Company Provided Training:

  • Safety training
  • First Aid/CPR certified
  • OSHA Certifications
  • Installation and equipment training
  • Ethernet wiring

Candidates must be at least 18 years old and be able to pass a Background, Drug and DMV screening to be considered for all job openings. Candidates must have a valid driver’s licenses and be insured and the ability to travel up to multiple weeks at a time. Please send all resumes with certifications and driver licenses to jarriel@telforcegroup.comIn subject line, please note the position you are applying for, a current resume in Word format is required to be considered with 2 references name, telephone and email. All candidates will receive a call back based on your skills set that matches the job opening. We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole discretion. All resumes submitted to TelForce will become the property of TelForce and shall have the right to display to a third party or in our data base for consumption. Call 615-915-3119.

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