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Outside Plant Construction Worker
Summary
Title:Outside Plant Construction Worker
ID:2578
Location:Aurora, Nebraska
Application Deadline:Open until filled
Description
Position summary:  Installs, repairs, bonds and grounds underground and aerial cable, installs conduit, pedestals, and other cable and wire related facilities;  performs general building and grounds upkeep and equipment maintenance.
  
Essential Functions:
  • Operates equipment and vehicles, on and off road;  tows equipment and cable on trailers;  loads and unloads equipment and cable.
  • Backfills and compacts trenches using hand tools and power equipment.
  • Pulls cable and wire through trenches and structural areas of buildings.
  • Removes and replaces sod on easements.
  • Works on a team with installers to test and repair outside cable plant; connects various test equipment to cable plant that indicate noise, power and current.
 Other Responsibilities:
  • General building and ground maintenance in and around local and remote company buildings.
  • Performs general equipment maintenance such as repair or replacement of worn parts and general painting and lubrication of equipment.
  • Posses a willingness to be on call on both a scheduled and unscheduled basis.
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to effectively work in extremes of heat and cold such as experienced in this locale.
  • Ability to lift and move a minimum of 100 pounds and to utilize lifting equipment.
  • Ability to stand, crouch and kneel for long periods of time.
  • Ability to manipulate and use hand tools.
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs on a regular basis.
  • Ability to hear and see both auditory and visual commands from superiors and co-workers.
  • Will be subject to substantial noise while operating some equipment.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
  • Utility construction and/or telecommunications experience preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of copper and fiber optic cable.
  • Basic telecommunications technology
  • Hold valid Nebraska drivers license with a good driving history.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English well.
  • Ability to work independently.
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