Underground Laborer/Equipment Operator

  • Prince Telecom
  • Spokane,WA,United States
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description

Overview:

Laborer duties will include general labor duties related to telecommunications construction as directed by the Foreman/Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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; after hours; on weekends, for emergencies or on-call

Preferred Qualifications:

Class A Commercial Driver’s License

6 months of experience in the utility construction industry

Ability to read prints and interpret utility maps to identify the type and size of underground utilities

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 and up to 100 LBS as needed

with or without assistance

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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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.

Preferred

Preferred

LoyalShows firm and constant support to a cause

Thought ProvokingCapable of making others think deeply on a subject

Team PlayerWorks well as a member of a group

Functional ExpertConsidered a thought leader on a subject

Detail OrientedCapable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

DedicatedDevoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Preferred

FlexibilityInspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Goal CompletionInspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Ability to Make an ImpactInspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Preferred

High School or better.

Required

Driver's License