• Directional Drill Operator

    Job Locations US-KS-Lawrence
    Telecommunications Construction
    Positions Available
  • Overview

    Why join the Bear family? We offer an exciting, challenging and dynamic work environment. Bear Communications is committed to the pursuit of growth and use of innovative technologies to improve our company and increase our service offerings. We envision a future where our company is the number one communications provider in the region.


    Why else? We offer an inclusive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision. Plus paid training, 1 week paid vacation at 6 months, and 2 weeks paid vacation at your first year anniversary!


    And…we are looking for skilled operators to directional drill trenches for installation of conduits and cables for residential and commercial use, and who is looking to become a long term Bear family member.


    • Operates horizontal directional drill in accordance with blueprints and designated plans
    • Maintains company equipment per service requirements and safety guidelines
    • Assists with construction clean-up as necessary
    • Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned
    • Willing to work outside in varying weather conditions



    • High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) preferred
    • Previous experience in standard and high-risk areas a preferred
    • Prior experience in underground fiber and coax construction a plus
    • Previous rock boring experience a plus
    • Knowledge of utility depths and placements
    • Possess general knowledge of construction practices
    • Knowledge of reading and understanding blueprints is required
    • Knowledge of AT machines a plus
    • Possess a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A
    • Willing to work outdoors in all types of weather (i.e. heat, rain, wind, etc.) if required

    In addition, the ideal candidate would have the following attributes:

    • Ability to work in various environments/settings with moderate to loud noise levels
    • Equipped to work in trenches, manholes and tunnels
    • Prepared to sit, stand, stop, crouch, reach and lift for long periods of time
    • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted
    • Capable to use full-range of motion in fingers, hand and wrists to operate necessary tools/equipment

    Bear Communications, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Females, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply!


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