The Driller LLC Utility Construction Laborer * in Pleasant Hill, Iowa

For over 50 years, The Driller LLC has been referred to as "The Midwest's Most Boring Contractor." Beginning in 1948, Gene Miller founded a company that would become a fully equipped, full-service underground construction company that is on target and on time while performing the work accurately, safely and efficiently.

While meeting the needs of the customer, we maintain a friendly work environment and strive to offer the flexibility needed to create a healthy work-life balance. Our employees are our biggest asset.

We are currently seeking well-qualified individuals to fill skilled and entry-level crew member positions on our team.

Successful candidates will have verifiable experience and strong understanding of auger boring, pilot tube, tunnel boring machine (TBM), or horizontal directional drilling (HDD) operations.

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) – Class A with experience hauling flatbed and/or permitted load operation is preferred.

Pipe welding and/or pipe laying experience is also helpful.

Benefits of joining our team!

  • Stability.

  • Increased earning potential through overtime availability and incentives.

  • Continuing education via hands on and classroom opportunities.

  • Opportunity for advancement – most supervisory personnel have advanced from within.

  • Family owned and operated.

  • 401(k) / profit-share plan.

  • Health, disability, vision, dental, and life insurance.

  • Cafeteria §125 Plan (Flex Plan).

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Allowance.

  • Incentive pay.

  • Vacation and holiday pay.

  • Rain/Snow pay.


Position reports weekly (on Monday) to company office located in Pleasant Hill, Iowa.

We are a specialty trenchless utility contractor using methods such as auger boring, tunneling, directional drilling, pilot tube, micro-tunneling and pipe ramming. Successful teammates are team players, reliable, self-starters, and responsible. As a member of our team your responsibilities will include:

  • Loading and transporting materials and equipment to various jobsite locations.

  • Assisting in jobsite setup.

  • Operating specialized construction equipment and vehicles, safely, productively and according to company policy.

  • Maintaining and submitting accurate paperwork (timecards, logbook, etc.).

  • Learning new skills and techniques on a continual basis and passing that on to others.

  • Mentoring new employees.

  • Working safely at all times.


  • Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL Class A preferred)

  • Welding background required - certifiable for AWS D1.1 structural welding, preferred.

  • Prefer experience in operation of utility construction equipment.

  • Must be self-motivated and driven to learn and take on new challenges.

  • Reliable and prompt.

  • Professional demeanor with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions.

  • Travel overnight Monday through Friday.

  • Work weekends as needed during periods of high demand.

Thank you for your interest in our opportunity, for immediate consideration please click “apply” above.

Please note, this application process includes several questions which are used in the review of all potential candidates. The process is expected to take approximately 12-15 minutes when thoroughly completed.