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Telcom Construction Inc Laborer - Eastern WI in Waukegan, Illinois

Description

Company:

TelCom Construction is an established national underground utility contractor with growing market presence within the telecommunications industry headquartered in Clearwater, MN. Established in 2000, TelCom Construction, LLC is a full service, turnkey telecommunications utility contractor, with locations throughout the Central US. Our focus on delivering a quality product with attention to safety, integrity and customer satisfaction has driven our success.

Overview:

TelCom Construction is looking for motivated employees to join our team! We are currently hiring for full-time Construction Laborers to work throughout Eastern Wisconsin with the majority of the work in Southeastern Wisconsin. 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

  • 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

  • Setting up safety perimeter using signage, cones and safety barriers and at times flagging traffic

Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record

  • 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

  • May be required to work overtime; after hours; on weekends, for emergencies or be on-call as needed to ensure work is completed

  • Travel is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License (Higher wage scales apply to CDL holders)

  • 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:

  • Climb into and out of equipment (trucks, cars, backhoes, trenchers, etc.)

  • Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 LBS as needed with or without assistance

  • 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

  • Employees in this job classification may be exposed to dust, fumes or other airborne pathogens

  • Remote work may be required; long driving and sitting will be required

  • 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

Why Should You Apply:

  • Training provided upon obtaining employment for CDL License

  • We offer paid lodging, a daily per diem when overnight travel is required and we also provide company vehicles for crew’s use to get to and from job sites

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long-term disability insurance, 401k retirement plan with company match and tuition reimbursement

  • Paid time off

  • Up to 7 paid annual Holidays

  • Willing to train motivated employees who want to get their foot in the door and learn new skills, including equipment operation and utility locating

  • Rapid advancement is available for those who possess the determination and attitude to progress in their careers

  • New and updated trucks and equipment

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.

TelCom is proud to be an EEO/AA and Veteran-Friendly employer!

To apply for this opportunity, please visit our career page at www.telcomconstruction.com/careers.


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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