Directional Drill Operator / Locator


Richmond, VA



Who is Team Fishel?

Since 1936, we’ve been the Best Choice in utility engineering and construction. Safety is our top priority and is key in everything we do. We’re industry professionals driven by high performance for our customers and each other. Interested in joining our Team?


Team Fishel, the Best Choice Employer in the utility construction business, is hiring Directional Drill Operators / Locators for our Richmond, VA operation.


  • Responsible for operating directional bore equipment for underground utility construction

  • Assisting foreman and/or supervisors with all duties

  • Operating trenchers, plows, backhoes, and bobcats, tampers, jackhammers, drills, and saws when needed

  • Work in the field with the crews completing work

Requirements & Qualifications

  • A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is highly preferred

  • Meet all DOT requirements (physical and drug testing)

  • Must have previous knowledge and experience of underground utility installations

  • Ideal candidates will have the ability to read and interpret blueprints and follow job specifications and orders

  • Ability to communicate with Teammates

  • Willingness to work and follow directions

  • Willingness to travel a plus

Bilingual and prior construction experience is highly desirable.


Team Fishel offers excellent industry training and a career development path for our Teammates. Competitive pay and benefits, including health insurance, 401k, and a company profit sharing plan!

Join Team Fishel, your future and your team.


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Team Fishel is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disability/Protected Veteran

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