Vac Tron Equipment Operator

Olathe, Kansas

Requires a valid Commercial Driver’s License, Class A (CDL).


The Vac Tron Equipment Operator is responsible for the successful completion of positive verification of underground utilities.


Job Responsibilities:

-Operate Vac Tron and equipment in a safe and professional manner.

- Competently drives Vac Tron to and from job sites.

- Excavate with combination of pressure washer wand and suction line to verify utility locations for underground crews.

- Follows specifications for the job and company policies.

- Ensures all equipment and components are in good working condition at all time.

- Properly maintain Vac Tron equipment.

- Use proper PPE at all times and follows all Vac Tron procedures.

Directional Drilling 


Olathe, Kansas

Requires a valid Commercial Driver’s License, Class A (CDL).


Job Responsibilities:

-Operate a Horizontal Directional Drill

- May drive equipment to job site

- Drill out following the predetermined drill path to the exit pit

- Communicate with team to confirm the location of the drill head

- Conduct post-job quality checks

- Clean, check fluid levels and conduct a visual inspection of vehicle/ equipment to assure your vehicle/equipment is performing at optimum safety, perform the required pre-trip, post trip inspections and the required paperwork, perform needed maintenance including winterizing equipment.

- Communicates with Supervisor daily to turn in required paperwork (i.e. Dailies, labor hours, bore logs, vehicle maintenance reports, etc.)

- Follows specifications for the job and company policies

- Complies with safety procedures while driving and at job site

- Strive for optimal production while working safely and performing quality work

- At end of work day, truck and equipment should be returned to shop and secured. Vehicles and equipment to be kept clean and secured.


- 1 to 3 years demonstrated Horizontal Directional Drilling experience

- Strong knowledge of underground utilities

- Knowledge of underground pot holing is a plus

- Working knowledge of DOT regulations (Vehicle and Operator Qualifications)

- Understanding of client and company work specifications

- Ability to comply with the “Operator’s Manual” for your particular equipment

- Self-motivated, safety, quality and production minded

- Ability to read and comprehend and follow all quality/safety policies and procedures.

Fiber Optic Technician

Olathe, Kansas

A Fiber Optic Technician is responsible for the installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of fiber optic systems.



- Familiarity with inside and outside plant fiber optic networks.

- Fiber optic splicing experience.

- General troubleshooting/problem solving and OTDR testing skills.

- A Fiber Optic Technician Certification would be extremely beneficial.

- Customer service skills

- Good time management skills

- A team player with a positive attitude in a very fast paced environment.

- 24/7 emergency response willingness

- Computer proficiency

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