Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

  • Drill Operator

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/5/2018 9:40 AM)
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  • Overview

    Operates truck-mounted drilling equipment to drill holes of specified sizes for concrete pier and footing foundations as well as to facilitate installation of soil nails and other shoring and shotcrete procedures.


    **Must be willing to travel


    Drill Operator’s responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to the list below. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Follow safety rules at all times.
    • Full cooperation with the Superintendent, Foreman and Subs at all times.
    • Knowledge and ability to use the following types of equipment:
      • Air track, hydraulic drill, grout pump, test jack.
    • Always finishes assigned tasks on time with high standards of quality.
    • Has a good general knowledge of construction practices.
    • Construct, erects, installs, and repairs structures, lagging walls and shotcrete.
    • May weld metal parts to steel structural members as well as other applications.
    • Excellent housekeeping skills.
    • Treat equipment with care and keep tools clean.
    • Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.
    • Hanging ledgers, overhang brackets and decking with plywood and steel.
    • Tying rebar and hanging mesh for shotcrete.
    • Making sure all parts of structures are plumb and square and true.
    • Know all proper signals for crane work.
    • Be able to work with metric, feet, and hundredths measurements.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Have a minimum of 2 years of Drill Operating Experience with multiple types of equipment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Have a minimum of 2 years of experience operating other types of heavy equipment (Loader, Dozer, Trackhoe, Backhoe, Mini Ex, Skid Steer, etc.) or skill sets with appropriate driver license in driving haul truck, water truck, etc.
    • Willing to do laborer work
    • Willing to travel
    • Ability to work as a Team Member and work in a professional manner and a positive attitude
    • Motivated self-starter and ability to manage multiple tasks.
    • Ability to work safely under pressure with time constraints in a changing environment.
    • Frequent gross body movements such as bending, climbing into equipment, lifting (up to 75lbs), twisting, standing, balancing, stooping, handling materials, moving around hazardous sites.
    • Good Eye to Hand coordination a must. Depth perception required.
    • High School diploma/GED preferred.
    • Flexible availability to include overtime and possible weekends.
    • Valid Driver’s license
    • Must have the ability to communicate clearly, listen and understand information through spoken works and sentences to ensure full comprehension of job duties, safety regulations, and other situations that may require an immediate response


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