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Job Title:                     Laborer (Underground Cable Construction Crew)

Status:                        Hourly/Non – Exempt

Reports To:                 Foreman

Direct Reports:           None

Work Location:          Outdoor Utility Construction Site (Varies)

Job Summary

Performs various tasks related to the completion of underground utility construction projects

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assists in the installation of underground cable lines
  • Loads or assists with loading materials or equipment as needed
  • Utilizes hand tools to dig near existing underground utilities when necessary
  • Remains safety conscience at all times displaying awareness of pedestrian, co-worker and vehicular traffic through the work area
  • Safely and efficiently operates company vehicle as needed
  • Assumes responsibility for all tools and equipment used from assigned truck and ensures their return at the end of each shift
  • Reports lost or damaged equipment to immediate supervisor as soon as it is discovered
  • Checks, maintains and uses proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as issued in compliance with OSHA and company safety rules and regulations
  • Performs routine maintenance checks on all machinery and reports any excessive wear or damage
  • Keeps up to date with and ensures compliance with all company safety policies and procedures
  • Identifies and corrects existing and/or potential safety violations
  • Ensures the security and cleanliness of trucks, tools, equipment, vehicles, storage and work areas
  • Remains up to date and knowledgeable with regard to industry best practices and procedures to maximize job performance
  • Performs other functions as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Must have a valid Chauffer’s Class driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must demonstrate the ability to read, interpret, and apply basic safety, operations, and industry procedure norms
  • Must have the ability to learn and utilize basic knowledge and understanding of general utilities operations
  • Must demonstrate the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Must demonstrate the ability to treat customers, clients, vendors, and co-workers with dignity and respect while acting at all times with integrity and honesty


  • Currently possess a CDL Class driver’s license
  • Previous underground utilities construction experience
  • Previous experience operating heavy equipment

Physical Demands:

  • Must possess good physical fitness and range of motion including, but not limited to, the ability to occasionally lift and carry loads up to 50 pounds
  • Must possess the ability to physically excavate with hand tools and manually operate a wheelbarrow
  • Must possess the ability to operate compaction and other machinery necessary to complete projects
  • Must be able to tolerate work in extreme outdoor weather conditions including humidity, heat and cold


What we offer for your hard work:

Competitive pay and benefits! The following benefits are offered upon reaching eligibility:

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with a company match, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and a Bonus Program!


*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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