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At Challenger Drilling, Inc. we proudly offer EXCELLENT EMPLOYEE BENEFIT options as well as a great opportunity for someone looking to grow with a company.

(281) 290-8335

Excellent Employee Benefit Options

Employee must meet minimum requirements of full time permanent employment status to qualify for benefits. Benefits and minimum requirements may vary per position. Requirements and benefits are outlined in the CDI Employee Handbook and are subject to change at any time.


Job Opportunities

Full time HDD (horizontal directional drilling) crew positions with onshore oil and gas pipeline and Cathodic Protection construction company. HDD Foreman, Rig Operators, Locators and CDL Driver/Equipment Operator/General Labor applicants welcome. Challenger Drilling provides every opportunity for our employees to learn and grow so that we can promote from within the company. Experience and CDL preferred for all positions.

Essential Functions

  • Comply with all company policies, regulatory safety regulations, and code requirements.

  • Operate drill rig, support equipment and vehicles per job assignment to meet project specifications and customer requirements.

  • Pass DOT required pre-employment and ongoing testing.

  • Pass certification and OQ requirements as required.

  • Be willing to perform a variety of work duties as requested.

Physical Requirements

Standing and walking required throughout the day. Frequent bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, reaching, and twisting are required. Occasional climbing required. Frequent shoveling and being able to lift up to 60 pounds is required. Frequent driving and ability to obtain a CDL is required. Extensive travel required. Must be willing to perform multi tasks and pass DOT regulated pre-employment and ongoing testing.



  • Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance options for employees and their families

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement benefits

  • Paid Training and Certification

  • Travel, Accommodations and Per Diem provided

  • PPE Provisions

  • and more for full time permanent employees


Class A CDL with endorsement N or X, TWIC card and Operator Qualifications (OQ) a plus.

Great opportunity for someone looking to grow with the company. Excellent medical package, vacation and retirement benefits for full time permanent employees.

At Challenger Drilling, Inc. we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity in our workforce. All are encouraged to apply. However, you must be age 21 or older due to insurance limitations in order to operate a vehicle. DOT regulated Pre-employment and ongoing random drug screening required.


Varies depending on project and equipment assignment. Specific responsibilities to be determined upon hire.   

If you are unable to apply online you may send a completed application via email to:
Fax: 281-290-8336
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