HDD Drill Operator at ipNX Nigeria Limited

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HDD Drill Operator

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

Purpose of the Job

  • As a Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) Drill Operator you will be responsible for operating and maintaining horizontal directional drilling equipment in all HDD operations for the organisation.
  • Your expertise will play a crucial role in the successful execution of underground utility installation and infrastructure projects.
  • You will collaborate closely with project teams, contractors, and local authorities to ensure safe and efficient drilling operations.

Expected Key Results

  • Accurate Borehole Creation
  • Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • Quality Control
  • Documentation & Reporting
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Safety and Compliance

Educational Qualifications

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


  • 2-4 years of experience with directional drill rigs
  • Specific Knowledge of Civil Works planning applications with Nigerian Local Authorities.
  • Prior experience as an HDD Drill Operator is required.
  • Ability to work outside with variable hours in inclement weather conditions.
  • Verifiable heavy equipment training and operating experience.

Functional Skills:

  • Proficiency in operating various HDD equipment models and manufacturers.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of drilling fluid properties, soil types, and drilling techniques.
  • Ability to read and interpret project plans, blueprints, and technical drawings.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in diverse and multicultural environments.
  • Willingness to work in locations across the nation and adapt to various work conditions and climates.
  • Relevant certifications and licenses for operating drilling equipment.
  • Physical fitness and ability to perform physically demanding tasks.

Application Deadline
30th November, 2023.

Method of Application

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

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