Horizonontal Directional Driller (construction & utility)
🕐Urgent Hire 
🦺Multiple openings

Wage: $25-35/hour
Job locations: Northern Colorado, Southern Colorado, Southern California, Arizona


Patriot Excavating is a veteran owned construction services company that got its start in 2015 providing landscaping services out of a home office. We now provide various construction support services including dirt work, utility installation, concrete work, reclamation, and various heavy equipment services. Despite challenges Patriot Excavating saw many successes and growth in the past year. As a veteran owned company we maintain high standards for the quality of work and safety practices on site. This is a position which military veterans are encouraged to apply.

The Horizontal Directional Drilling technician is responsible for complete understanding and maintenance of equipment. The HDD tech may act as a crew leader and provide support to the project superintendent in achieving quality work according to project timelines. The HDD tech will also ensure safety of job performance.

  • Act as a crew leader and provide support to project superintendent.

  • Equipment functions and maintenance.

  • Understand the logic of bore logging and plan and profile documentation.

  • Ensure safety of job performance.

  • Ability to communicate with crews, project managers, and superintendents professionally
    Confirms with Project Manager/Superintendent the set bore path to drill.

  • Set up and calibrate equipment including the drill, gas monitors (alarms when needed) water tanks, set up reclaimer and mix mud.

  • Locate or drill and or set up the planned bore path from entry to exit.

  • Complete daily JSA, daily progress report and next day look ahead. Monitor daily and project time.

  • Camera pre and post sewers and video pre and post drill path.

  • Drivers conduct daily vehicle/equipment inspections.


  • CDL-A/CDL-B (Preferred)

  • OSHA 10/OSHA 30 (Preferred)

  • First Aid/CPR (Preferred)

  • 2 years of experience horizontal directional drilling.

  • Willing to travel.

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test, and continue to pass ongoing drug and alcohol testing per company policy.

  • Possess a valid driver license.

  • Education equal high school diploma or the equivalent.

  • Must be self-starting and willing to take initiative for all work related tasks.

Patriot Excavating LLC is a veteran owned and operated business, we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Patriot Excavating LLC is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.

To apply visit our office or send a resume to pe@patriotxcavate.com

Patriot Excavating LLC Since 2015

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