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Bore Laborer 

Position Bore Laborer I  
Category Bore  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Meridian  
Req Number BOR-22-00002  
About the Organization Headquartered in Meridian, Idaho we are in the heart of Idaho's Treasure Valley, an area consistently ranked among the nation's Top 10 best places to Live, Work and Play. We boast locations throughout the Pacific Northwest which offers unrivaled outdoor activities, exceptional Northwest cuisine, and an abundance of urban entertainment and culture.

We offer the opportunity to work in an extraordinary area for a growing company that offers competitive wages, a generous benefits package, career growth opportunities and awesome coworkers. With access to added growth opportunities available at our sister companies located in Massachusetts, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas.

Apply today for your opportunity to energize your career by joining an industry leader with deep, long-standing relationships with the major electric utilities and telecom providers in the Pacific Northwest and the unique ability to offer our customers a full suite of aerial telecom, underground telecom, overhead electric, underground electric, joint utility trenching, and directional drilling services  

General Purpose

The Bore Laborer will assist the Bore Operator with traveling from job site locations, potholes and verifying existing utilities along directional bore path and place conduit as needed according to construction plans/drawings for various utility providers.

Position Requirements

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods, often under adverse climatic conditions
  • Ability to climb, dig, work in tight spaces, on uneven surfaces, walking, stooping, and kneeling
  • Ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work well independently and as a part of a team with co-workers
  • Ability to pass a motor vehicle, criminal background check, and comply with drug-free workplace policy
  • English usage is sufficient to keep records, place orders, and prepare simple narrative reports
  • Willingness and ability to learn additional skills
  • Will learn to operate digitrack locating systems- F-2, F-5, and F-5 Flacon
  • Learn how to operate hydraulic hoe pack, upright compactor, air compressors, etc.
  • Learn to read and understand construction roll plans and multiple job site construction drawings
  • Learn to perform simple math and comprehend onsite staking Lot/Block, Cut/Fills
  • Ability to complete computer-based Operator Qualification’s through EWN
  • Ability to obtain DOT medical card
  • Wage will vary pending experience and qualification


Career Progression-Laborer II

  • 0-3 years as a Laborer I
  • Obtain CDL
  • Learn and demonstrate the ability to use Digitrack, find locates, and read work plans
  • Complete SQT confined spaces training


Career Progression-Operator

  • Complete progression for Labor II
  • 1-2 years as Laborer II
  • Complete Foreman training
  • 6 months of training and shadowing under Bore Operator


Job Qualifications/Experience

  • Communicate effectively
  • Have time management of priorities
  • Be able to manage a schedule
  • Have strong mechanical and troubleshooting skills
  • Be willing to travel out of town to work on projects of varying length
  • High school diploma or equivalent desired
  • Experience working with underground utilities desired
  • CDL A required
  • Tanker endorsement
  • Valid DOT medical card
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus


Additional Requirements/Licenses/Certifications

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid State of Residence Driver’s License is required within two weeks of employment
  • Candidates must pass criminal and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) background checks and pass a pre-employment drug screen
Open Date 1/14/2022  
Close Date  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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