at Kanaan Communications, LLC in New Castle, Delaware, United States
Overview and Essential FunctionsAre you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? A national leader in the telecommunications field, has an opening for Underground Laborers in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and surrounding areas. As a full service telecommunications company, we specialize in building, maintaining, and managing some of the largest upgrades, rebuilds and new builds as well as a wide range of services including aerial and underground construction. We are looking for team members who are ready to roll up their sleeves and want to make a difference and help connect America. 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
+ Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
+ 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
+ Must be able to perform the above for at least 8 hours per day 5 days per week. May be required to work over-time; after hours; on weekends, for emergencies or on-callSafety Responsibilities :
+ Follow all safety rules at all times.
+ The employee shall not engage in unsafe acts.
+ Attend and participate in all safety meetings and training.
+ Use all prescribed safety equipment that is required to safely do the job at hand.
+ Report unsafe acts or conditions to his or her immediate Supervisor or Safety Personnel.
+ Report any and all injuries, accidents and/or incidents immediatelyPhysical Requirements :
+ 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. May require walking on uneven surfaces for periodic periods throughout the day. Work is performed near roadways, electrical lines, heavy equipment and uncontrolled vehicles.
+ Ability to work while wearing safety boots, safety glasses, safety vest and hardhat
+ 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
+ Employees in this job classification may be exposed to dust, fumes or other airborne pathogens.
+ Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 LBS as needed with or without assistance
Benefits and Company SummaryWhat You’ll Get:
+ Weekly paychecks
+ Competitive pay
+ 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 programsWho 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 850+ 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).
EEOOur 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.