HDD Locators and Drillers

Platinum Hydrovac and HDD is looking for HDD Locators and Drillers to join our team in the Edmonton and Northern Alberta area. Our Company has been leading the industry with professional quality services, customer, and employee safety since 2009. We are a full-service civil build team able to meet all our client’s shallow utility needs. Job duration up to 6 months.

Pay Rates:

HDD Locator – $35.05 / hour + Class leading benefits and overtime
HDD Driller – $30.50 / hour + Class leading benefits and overtime


  • Directional boring infrastructure such as telecommunications, power cable conduits, gas lines etc.
  • Ability to read locates, and any underground facility plans/drawings
  • Understands how to lay out a bore path with plans and locates and the utilization of a Hydrovac for proper daylighting.
  • Mathematical inclined
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Must follow all company SWP
  • Working in extreme temperatures (cold and heat)
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to think and react to changing conditions quickly
  • Ability to work out of town @ $110.00 / Day LOA
  • Must be able to work up to 12 hour days, 6 days a week.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • At least 2 years of experience with Vermeer HDD Units and Falcon Locators.
  • Hours of Service Training (ELD Compliance)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • CSTS-09 and Ground Disturbance Level ll
  • Safety is a priority
  • Class 3 and 5 with Air, license required.
  • Clean Commercial drivers abstract

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