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Henkels & McCoy Directional Drill Operator in Northglenn, Colorado

Directional Drill Operator

Northglenn, Colorado, United States


Requisition # 20000742

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Henkels & McCoy, Inc. (H&M) is a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the Power, Communications, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Gas Distribution markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, H&M brings yesterday’s experience to the evolving infrastructure needs of today. We consistently rank in the top ten of Engineering News-Record’s Specialty Contractors and have been recognized with an E.I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award for our safety performance. H&M is also a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the electric line construction industry, is currently seeking a Directional Drill Operator(s) for our Telecom program operating out of Northglenn, CO.

Major Job Elements

  • Setting up and operating highly specialized directional drills.

  • Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to determine work activities.

  • Monitoring electronic guidance and locating equipment during the drilling phases.

  • Adding or removing drill rods.

  • Carrying out minor maintenance and repairs, including lubrication and cleaning.

  • Performs all duties according to prescribed safety procedures and uses appropriate safety equipment.


  • Preferred to have at least 2 years of Direction Drilling experience as the operator. Additional operator experience for backhoe or excavator is a plus.

  • Valid driver’s license. CDL Class A with Tanker Endorsement is preferred.

  • Must be comfortable digging or drilling around existing working underground utilities.

  • This position requires significant time doing manual labor functions, walking on uneven ground, working in tight spaces and in general, being overall physically demanding.

  • Must perform duties in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Must follow safety guidelines and wear personal protective equipment at all times.

  • Able to work up to 6 day weeks in an all-weather environment is required.

  • Must successfully operate the equipment to the satisfaction of the construction supervision. Equipment operator certification(s), preferred.

  • Must pass a customer required background check.

  • Must be willing to travel.

  • Must speak the English language fluently and clearly to communicate with the team.

Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities