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Underground Construction Technician

Location: Dayton
Posted on: July 9, 2024

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Job DescriptionEnjoy working outside and have outside plant (OSP) or underground construction experience? Interested in being part of a major rural expansion initiative and advancing your career? If so, you can thrive as an Underground Construction Tech within Spectrum's Field Operations business unit. Spectrum is investing more than $1B to expand broadband connectivity to underserved rural areas across America. Underground Construction Technicians are vital to this important work. They will help connect communities to who and what matters most through the installation, maintenance and repair of cables, equipment, and infrastructure. Ultimately, this work ensures the reliability of Spectrum's advanced network and delivers service to people who would not otherwise have it.BE PART OF THE CONNECTIONAs an Underground Construction Technician, you'll be part of an experienced team completing construction projects that support the performance of our fiber optic network. Your diligence and ability to execute work—from start to finish—ensures projects are completed right and on time. As you learn new skills, you can grow professionally and advance within the Company. WHAT OUR UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION TECHS ENJOY MOST

  • A strong compensation and benefits package, more competitive than many utility or underground construction companies
  • Learning and growing on the job; you'll learn to operate heavy machinery and equipment, from street cutting and drilling to trenching and excavating
  • The potential for advancement; many of techs in Field Ops advance into higher level technician positions and into supervisor or manager roles
  • Working outside and with your hands; each environment is new and different which leads to gaining new skills and experiences
  • Working alongside a committed team of technicians to collaborate and see a project through to completion Working as an Underground Construction Technician means working in all weather conditions—hot summer days, cold winter mornings and a mix of different terrains. Traveling is a regular part of the job, as you go to new locations to complete key projects. We're an experienced and expert team known for our hard-working culture and giving 100% from start to finish. If you're a team player who's willing to learn, you'll thrive with us.WHAT YOU'LL BRING TO SPECTRUMRequired Qualifications
    • Experience: OSP underground construction/maintenance experience: 2-4 years
    • Education: High school diploma, GED or equivalent work experience
    • Knowledge: Understand outside plant construction standards.
    • Skills: Attention to detail, teamwork, initiative, communication, adaptability, consistency
    • Abilities: Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Ability to dig in all types of soil. Willingness to learn, handle tools and equipment, physical abilities like bending, squatting and lifting occasionally heavy material
    • Travel Ability: Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record; you'll travel 80% of the time to complete projects at different sites Preferred Qualifications
      • Class A CDL (commercial driver's license)
      • OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) certification SPECTRUM CONNECTS YOU TO MORE
        • Competitive Pay: Generous starting pay and comprehensive benefits
        • Job Perks: Company uniform and boots, per diem and lodging when traveling and great retirement benefits
        • Learning Culture: We invest in your learning through hours of on-the-job training, hands-on experience and team building to advance your skills
        • Dynamic Growth: The growth of our industry and evolving technology powers our employees to advance their careers in Field Operations and other business units
        • Total Rewards: See all the ways we invest in you—at work and in life Apply now, connect a friend to this opportunity or sign up for job alerts! #LI-AST001 EFR118 2024-33937 2024

          Here, employees don't just have jobs, they build careers. That's why we believe in offering a comprehensive pay and benefits package that rewards employees for their contributions to our success, supports all aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage of life.

          A qualified applicant's criminal history, if any, will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable laws, including local ordinances.

          Get to Know Us Charter Communications is known in the United States by our Spectrum brands, including: Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice, Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach. When you join us, you're joining a strong community of more than 100,000 individuals working together to serve more than 32 million customers in 41 states and keep them connected to what matters most. Watch this video to learn more.Who You Are Matters Here We're committed to growing a workforce that reflects our communities, and providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement. EOE, including disability/vets. Learn about our inclusive culture.

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