Underground Laborers/Equipment Operators

Job Locations US-DE-New Castle
ID
2022-5371
Category
Construction
Workplace Type
Field
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Do you enjoy working independently or as a team? A national leader in the telecommunications field, has an opening for Underground Laborers/Equipment Operators in the New Castle, DE and surrounding areas. We are looking for Underground team members who are ready to roll up their sleeves and who want to make a difference.

 

We offer weekly paychecks, benefits, and tuition reimbursement for select programs.

 

What you will do...

  • 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 Management
  • Flagging, property or worksite restoration 
  • Maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all regulations, procedures and policies

Qualifications

Who we are looking for…

  • You are at least 18 years old
  • You are authorized to work in the United States for this company
  • You have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • You have one to three years utility construction experience preferred
  • You have a valid standard driver's license with a minimum of 2 years driving experience or Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • You have the knowledge to read prints and interpret utility maps
  • You may have knowledge of Installation of aerial and underground cables and/or support members in conformance with all applicable codes, regulations, and customer specifications (NEC Electrical Code, System and/or City Specifications). 
  • You have experience operating construction machinery
  • You have the basic knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and operate various types of utility trucks and equipment in a safe manner
  • You have the ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc.
  • You have the ability to work over-time, after hours, on weekends, for emergencies, or on-call
  • You can stand, crouch, sit, bend, balance, climb, crawl, lift, hold, or stoop while on shift
  • You have experience working in adverse weather such as extreme heat, cold temperatures, wind, rain, snow, sleet, and dust
  • You have experience driving on wet or icy roads and in the fog
  • You are able to lift, climb, and carry weight of up to 100lbs

Benefits and Company Summary

What you’ll get… 

  • Weekly paychecks
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life and AD&D
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings w/ Company Match
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Company Discounts
  • Legal Insurance
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement for select programs

 

Who we are...
Prince Telecom's commitment to deliver outstanding service that consistently exceeds customer expectations has grown the company to become one of the nation's largest fulfillment providers. With a national footprint and over 1,500 employees, Prince Telecom affords its customers a single source solution with the ability to deploy a well-equipped, professionally trained and experienced workforce capable of meeting needs anywhere in the United States. Prince Telecom offers a wide range of services that includes: residential and commercial installations, digital converter deployment, high speed modem installations, home security and automation, underground and aerial construction services and special projects such as MDU construction, drop rebuilds and audits.

 

At Prince Telecom we are proud of our installation technicians and operational support teams who meet our strict pre-employment and on-going safety and quality control criteria; we reward their outstanding performance with competitive pay, bonus programs, paid training, career development programs, safety certifications, paid time off and medical, dental, vision, life and 401(k).

EEO

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.

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