Horizontal Directional Drill Operator and Locator for Fibre Projects in the GTA (4 positions)

Job ID: 21022
Closing Date: January 21, 2022
Location: Working out of Barrie and Holland Landing Yards (Ontario)



Somerville is seeking to fill 4 positions for Driller Operator and/or Locator.

Start date January 2022.

These experienced individuals will need to operate Ditch Witch or Vermeer drill rigs from 5,000lb to 30,000lb rigs installing utilities.


Project locations are in and around GTA.

Some travel may be required.

Top Union rate paid.

Full time positions.




  • Ability to work outdoors in varying conditions and inclement weather
  • Operate and maintain drilling equipment and electronics with a strong focus on safety
  • Must be able to operate Digitrax F2 to F5 and Falcon locating systems
  • Ensure compliance with Company and Client drilling procedures
  • Ensure safety documentation is completed as necessary
  • Read and interpret Locates



  • High school diploma and Post Secondary degree an asset
  • Minimum 2 years experience using same or similar drill equipment
  • Familiarity locating and using F5 and Falcon locating systems
  • Valid AZ license and drivers abstract required
  • Member of OE 793 or Local 183 an asset
  • Possess a good working attitude and works well with others
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Be reliable member of the team


Open to Canadian residents only.

We thank all interested applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



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