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Telcom Construction Inc Fiber/Copper Splicer - Ottawa, KS in Ottawa, Kansas

Description

Company:

TelCom Construction is an established national underground utility contractor with growing market presence within the telecommunications industry headquartered in Clearwater, MN. Established in 2000, TelCom Construction, LLC is a full service, turnkey telecommunications utility contractor, with locations throughout the Central US. Our focus on delivering a quality product with attention to safety, integrity and customer satisfaction has driven our success.

Overview:

TelCom Construction is looking for motivated employees to join our team! We are currently hiring full-time Fiber/Copper Splicers. Primary responsibilities include ability to splice/test/repair cables/wires in both indoor and outdoor settings, read, create and maintain splicing diagrams, maintain activities surrounding the assigned work site(s), and taking splicing field notes.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs tasks associated with the electronic upgrade and splicing of cable

  • Test, activate, and troubleshoot equipment after installation

  • Basic daily maintenance of provided vehicle: check fluids, clean and organize vehicle

  • Self-supervise all operations to ensure that all splicing operations are completed in accordance with customer and industry specifications

  • Safely operate and use bucket truck to complete daily construction assignments as needed (potentially climb poles)

  • Field train and control/oversee the work of other Splicers when necessary

  • Complete daily production reports, mark-up maps, keep track of work hours, complete "as-built maps" for areas built and track daily production

  • Reconcile all issued parts and materials on a daily basis to ensure accurate material usage counts.

  • Frequently work independently

  • Performs general clean up

  • Provides accurate daily timekeeping

  • Other splicing related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must have previous experience splicing fiber optic and/or copper cable

  • Ability to distinguish colors

  • Must be able to read and build from blueprints and/or wire diagrams

  • Have knowledge of telecommunications network structure

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Possess a valid driver’s license or be eligible and willing to obtain the required license for the position

  • Must maintain a current DOT health certificate

  • Class A CDL is a plus (higher wage scales apply to CDL holders)

  • Ability to work in emergencies at night and weekends if needed

  • Ability to be on an on-call rotation

  • Regular out-of-town travel as required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified pole climber or capable of demonstrating proficiency as a pole climber preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 lbs as needed with or without assistance

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions

Why Should You Apply:

  • Training provided upon obtaining employment for CDL License

  • We offer paid lodging, a daily per diem when overnight travel is required and we also provide company vehicles for crew’s use to get to and from job sites

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long-term disability insurance, 401k retirement plan with company match and tuition reimbursement

  • Paid time off

  • Up to 7 paid annual Holidays

  • New and updated trucks and equipment

Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required.

TelCom is proud to be an EEO/AA and Veteran-Friendly employer!

To apply for this opportunity, please visit our career page at www.telcomconstruction.com/careers.


​​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. (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.

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