HDD Drill Locator at ipNX Nigeria Limited

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HDD Drill Locator

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Function: Drilling operations
Reporting to: HDD Operations Manager
Travel Frequency:Occasional

Purpose of the Job

  • As a skilled Drill Locator in HDD (Horizontal Directional Drilling) Operations, you will play a crucial role in ensuring accurate borehole placement and alignment during underground utility installation and infrastructure projects.
  • Your expertise in locating and guiding drill paths will contribute to the success of HDD operations by achieving precision and minimizing potential disruptions.

Expected Key Results

  • Path Planning and Preparation
  • Equipment Setup and Calibration
  • Real-time Monitoring and Guidance
  • Troubleshooting and Problem Solving
  • Data Recording and Reporting
  • Quality Assurance

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2.1 / Upper Credit Bachelor’s Degree in Telecoms, Engineering, Applied Sciences or any related field.


  • 2-4 years experience as a drill locator in HDD operations
  • Experienced in locating underground facilities in order to avoid damages to 3rd party infrastructure.
  • Experienced in path planning and preparation of HDD bore routh
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Excellent customer management

Functional Skills:

  • Previous experience as a skilled Drill Locator in HDD operations.
  • Proficiency in using tracking equipment, locating technology, and relevant software.
  • Strong technical aptitude for interpreting project plans and technical drawings.
  • Effective communication skills to guide drill operators in real-time.
  • Understanding of subsurface conditions, soil types, and obstacles.
  • Problem-solving skills to adjust drilling paths and address challenges.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in tracking and recording drill path data.
  • Physical fitness for outdoor work in varying environmental conditions.
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and best practices in HDD operations.
  • Relevant certifications and training in drill path locating and HDD operations.

Application Deadline
30th November, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: resumes@ipnxnigeria.net using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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