Directional Drill Bore Operator Job at Tjader & Highstrom, New Richmond, WI

  • Tjader & Highstrom
  • New Richmond, WI

Job Description


We are currently offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new, full time employees ($500 after 3 months, $500 after 6 months)


Tjader & Highstrom Utility Services, LLC is looking for an experienced Directional Boring Operator for our projects in Wisconsin. Laborer duties will include general labor duties related to telecommunications construction as directed by the Foreman/Supervisor.


  • All phases of underground construction include but are not limited to: Loading, driving, delivery, digging, removal and placement of various types, sizes and weight of construction materials and equipment
  • Hand dig using shovel, mechanical tools
  • Install and maintenance of underground telecommunications cabling
  • Climb into and out of equipment (trucks, cars, backhoes, trenchers, etc.)
  • Operate or work around heavy equipment and machinery
  • Working in congested or remote areas
  • Maintain visual and audible contact with other crewman and all moving or stationary persons/vehicles/objects to ensure safe coordination of movement
  • Perform general construction work under direction of Foreman/Supervisor
  • Flagging, property or worksite restoration
  • Maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all regulations, procedures and policies



  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to operate various types of utility trucks and equipment in a safe manner
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to hand tools and equipment in a safe manner
  • {Class A Commercial Drivers License required
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc.
  • Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Must be able to perform the above for at least 8 hours per day 5 days per week. May be required to work over-time.

Physical Requirements:

  • Duties outlined in this position will require the employee to stand, crouch, sit, bend, use hands and fingers to handle or feel as well as reaching with hands and arms to spaces both high and low. The employee will be standing, walking, climbing, balancing, crawling, crouching, lifting, holding or stooping while on shift.
  • Ability to work while wearing safety boots, safety glasses and hardhat
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions which can include but is not limited to: extreme heat and cold temperatures; inclement weather such as wind, rain, snow, sleet and dust as well as adverse driving conditions including wet roads, icy roads, and fog
  • Employees in this job classification may be exposed to dust, fumes or other airborne pathogens.
  • Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly with or without assistance

Benefits and Company Summary:


Tjader and Highstrom was founded in 1945 and has evolved into a highly competitive underground utility construction firm and

is located in New Richmond, Wisconsin.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation (PTO)


Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required.


Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (

The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Local area, Remote job, Relocation bonus, Flexible hours, Shift work,

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