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Underground Construction Laborer

Location: Canon City
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Outside Plant Underground Laborer Job DescriptionVisionary Broadband seeks a qualified individual to fulfill the role of Outside Plant (OSP) Construction Laborer and work with Visionary's underground fiber optic construction team. This full-time, hourly position will join the Fiber team at Visionary Broadband, a division of Visionary Communications, Inc., one of the top service providers in the region. The position can be based out of Visionary offices in Colorado or Wyoming, with anticipated travel in the surrounding region. This position will report to the Underground Foreman and will spend time also working with regional construction managers in Colorado, Wyoming, and future territories as Visionary expands.Job Overview:The Laborer will work closely with the rest of the crew, reporting to the Foreman, travelling throughout Visionary territories building and maintaining fiber optic plant. They will perform construction on fiber projects with underground elements including but not limited to trenching, boring, drop(s), placing and maintaining handholes, pedestals, and plant maintenance on an existing and expanding network.A successful candidate may have experience with underground fiber placing specifications and concepts, an understanding of general industry best practices, and a willingness to travel and learn. Visionary is a service provider in varied terrains and with many different types of plant including underground and aerial, as well as fiber to the premise. Duties and Responsibilities: Operate a variety of hand and power tools, clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erecting scaffolding, cleaning up rubble and debris, and removing waste materialDig trenches, backfill excavations, or compacting earth to grade specifications, using shovels and machineryPerform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in road/highway environments to prepare worksite for telecommunications cablingLocate underground utilities and eliminate potential hazards for cabling work to be completedConduct traffic control near, in, or around work zonesPerform material handling and storage tasksFollow project plans laid out by Visionary Engineering and Construction ManagementAccurately perform underground work in accordance with State, County, City, and Visionary standards.As the job requires, operate all requisite machinery safely to ensure the job is completedMaintain a safe working environmentIn partnership with Visionary's fleet management team and supervisory staff, oversee vehicle and machine maintenanceQualifications:A qualified candidate must possess the following skills, or have equivalent experience and/or qualifications:Experience with any heavy machinery such as a forklift, excavator, hydro-vac, or similar a plusA valid driver's license and eligibility to obtain a CDL as neededAbility to safely drive with a trailerGood communication skills, both verbal and writtenDetail orientedAbility to pass a drug test and background screenFlexibility to work outside of standard 8am-5pm hours and be willing to travel throughout a large service territory.Must be able to lift/push/pull/carry up to 75 poundsMust be able to work in various weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, dry, windy)Must be able to work in a loud, noise filled environmentStrong analytical and critical thinking skills with demonstrated problem solving abilitiesPhysical Requirements:90%+ / - of the time will be spent walking and standing in the field or utilizing construction machinery with various weather conditions.Visual and audio acuity is essential to this position.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, marital status, parental status, Pregnancy or maternity status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status or reassignment, veteran's status, political affiliation, age or disability. Or any other status protected by applicable Federal, State or local law. Visionary Communications, Inc. is an EEO Employer- Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. NOTE: Visionary Communications conducts a thorough pre-employment background check including employment history, compensation verification (W-2/Paystubs), education verification and criminal background. Additionally, some positions require drug testing, review of driving records, credit checks, as well as the ability for the candidate to pass the federal governments "Public Trust"-- - background screening. The omission and/or misrepresentation of any fact from or on any application, resume, cover letter, or other information provided in connection with the application process or during any interview will result in immediate rejection of such application or, if the applicant is hired, will be cause for immediate dismissal.PI185363655SDL2017

Keywords: VISIONARY COMMUNICATIONS LLC, Colorado Springs , Underground Construction Laborer, Professions , Canon City, Colorado

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