Underground Laborer

at Ervin Cable
Location Wood River, Illinois
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent

Description

Overview

Overview

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Then you may have found your next career move. We're looking for a Laborer to join our team and help connect America. The Laborer will complete general labor duties related to telecommunications construction as directed by the Foreman/Supervisor. Duties may include all phases of underground construction including but are not limited to: loading, driving, delivery, digging, removal and placement of various types, sizes and weight of construction materials and equipment.

What you'll do...

+ You will dig using hand shovel and mechanical tools

+ You will install and maintenance of underground telecommunications cabling

+ You will climb in and out of equipment (trucks, cars, backhoes, trenchers, etc.)

+ You will operate or work around heavy equipment and machinery

+ You will work in congested or remote areas

+ You will maintain visual and audible contact with other crewman and all moving or stationary persons/vehicles/objects to ensure safe coordination of movement

+ You will perform general construction work under direction of Foreman/Supervisor

+ You will maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all regulations, procedures and policies

Qualifications

Who we are looking for...

+ You are at least 18 years old

+ You are authorized to work in the United States for this company

+ You have a valid standard Driver's License or Class A Commercial Driver's License

+ You have basic knowledge of and ability to operate various types of utility trucks and equipment in a safe manner

+ You have basic knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and equipment in a safe manner

+ You may have experience in the utility construction industry

+ You may have the ability to read prints and interpret utility maps to identify the type and size of underground utilities

+ You are able to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc.

+ You are able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 75 lbs as needed with or without assistance

+ You are able to work over-time; after hours; on weekends, for emergencies or on-call

+ You are able to maintain a safe work environment

+ You are able to work in all weather conditions

Benefits and Company Summary

What you'll get...

+ Medical, Dental, Vision andPrescription 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

Who we are...

We are a company united in our vision of connecting America. Our culture is grounded in and shaped by our values. These values act as our behavioral compass and guide how we interact with each other, our customers, and the communities in which we operate. Across our teams, we strive to treat each other with respect, value different perspectives and experiences, keep our and others, safety top of mind, and uphold the highest ethical standards. Our company supplies the single most critical resource telecom service providers need: skilled people.

We serve the nation from more than 500 field offices and are unparalleled in scope and scale. Our talented workforce of over 15,000 employees provides a wide array of specialty services including construction, engineering, underground facility locating, fulfillment, and program management.

We provide opportunities for our people to learn and develop the skills and knowledge to be successful in their current role as well as to prepare them for future growth within the company. Join us!

EEO

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. ( )

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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Job Locations _US-IL-Wood River_

ID _2_

Category _Production_

Workplace Type _Field_

Position Type _Regular Full-Time_

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