Directional OSP Drill Operator

April 25, 2023
Ardmore, Tennessee
Job Type


Telforce is looking for OSP Directional Drill Operators

These are Full Time – Direct Hires

Work is in Ardmore, TN

Pay is $30 to $35 depending on experience

 MUST have valid driver’s license and minimum of 10+ yrs experience running a Vermeer D20 X 22 S3 Directional Drill or equivalent.

This position must have experience locating for a directional drill, of underground construction and fiber optic builds, and working in the right of way along with private property in any condition. The directional drill operator must operate equipment in accordance with company and industry standards. The directional drill operator is required to maintain equipment per service requirements and safety guidelines. The directional drill operator is responsible for communicating work progress and safety performance to the site supervisor. When not operating, must be able to install conduit, vaults, cable, etc.


-Working knowledge of health, safety, and environmental protection practices and procedures as they apply to related construction progress.

-Strong knowledge and understanding of construction prints/maps.

-Must be able to track and communicate daily production and materials.

-Must be capable of handling logistics and crew assignments.


-Ensures safety of the public and other utilities underground facilities.

-Setup and clean-up of work site, including traffic and pedestrian control.

-Reads utilities locates and coordinating day lighting of these facilities.

-Inspects the work that is in progress to ensure the workmanship conforms to specifications.

-Operates construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery to conform to grade specifications.

-Level earth to final grade specifications.

-Performs proper daily maintenance by greasing, oiling, and making minor repairs to equipment.

-Operates vehicles and equipment as directed and certified.

-Leads the team in the field effectively and efficiently as needed and directed by supervisor.


-Problem solving, communication, teamwork, strong work ethic, adaptability, attendance/punctuality, dependability, initiative, innovation, sound judgement, professionalism, quality, and safety consciousness.

-Able to meet the physical requirements of the position, which involves sitting, standing, bending, climbing, lifting, working at heights, in confined spaces, and in all types of weather conditions (rain, snow, heat, etc.)


-Must have a valid US driver’s license with a clean driving record (no accidents in 3 years, no DUI in 5 years), and pass a drug and background screen.

Per Diem is paid weekly

401(k) match

Employee medical paid at 100%

Pay is weekly

Excellent Benefits


Call Jarriel at 615-915-3119

Email resumes to

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  . In 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.





Provide any additional information you would like us to know.
Drop files here browse files ...

Related Jobs

Heavy Equipment Mechanic   Indianapolis, Indiana
December 1, 2023
Directional Drillers - Michigan   United States of America
May 19, 2023
Directional Drillers - Ohio   United States of America
May 19, 2023
Directional Drillers - Indiana   United States of America
May 19, 2023
Plow Operator - OSP   Ardmore, Tennessee
April 20, 2023
Are you sure you want to delete this file?