Construction Crewmember I

  • Cox Enterprises, Inc
  • Oceanside,CA,United States
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description


Role Responsibilities   Constructs, builds, repairs, and inspects Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) networks to provide voice, video, and data to residential and commercial customers. Coordinates with other utilities for permits, joint trench, pole applications, and service issues.   Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Constructs new and rebuilds aerial hardware including strand placement, tensioning, grounding, bonding, guy and anchor installation. Assures grounds are at or below maximum allowable resistance for proper network protection.
  • Responsible for maintaining proper spacing from energized conductors as well as height requirements as prescribed in the NESC, NEC, utility and Cox construction specifications.
  • Repairs and maintains overhead and underground lines. Responds to and determines proper course of action in emergency call-in situations to repair damaged cable lines. Replaces or reroutes cables and splices electronic equipment.
  • Participates in the construction and /or repair of fiber, coax, and copper plant for networks. May coordinate and inspect work done by contract labor.
  • Uses computerized tools and programs (Oracle) to coordinate bill of materials, purchase materials, maintain inventory levels, reconciles invoices, street release forms, zone changes, as well as computerized mapping systems.
  • Ensures that work performed in a timely and professional manner and meets all regulations, specifications and standards set forth by the company and government agencies.
  • May order materials or coordinate with administrative personnel; may verify and reconcile invoices.
  • May inspect construction work or coordinate inspection assignments.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • 1+ year of experience in area of responsibility required (Telecommunications outside field experience)
  • Typical Training / Experience HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience
  • Specialized skill training/certification may be required
  • Must have the ability to climb unstepped utility poles and stepped utility poles using appropriate climbing and safety equipment and climb ladders to heights. 


  • Experience with Microsoft office suite.
  • Must have a working understanding of the Cox outside plant.
  • Must have the ability to safely operate large construction vehicles as well as aerial lifts.
  • Must be able obtain required licenses to drive large construction vehicles 
  • Must have the ability to construct and maintain aerial outside plant to meet all applicable rules, regulations and standards.

Who We Are

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

About Cox 

We are the Cox family of businesses. We’ve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us.  Our primary divisions – Cox Communications and Cox Automotive – are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators.  We’re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation.  We’re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you’ll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at   

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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