Underground Operator

Underground Operator

Department: Construction Division
Location: Terre Haute, IN, US.
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Description

National OnDemand, Inc. is a communications and utilities infrastructure provider delivering service solutions to the Fiber, Wireless, Energy and Technology sectors in the United States. Headquartered in Burlington, North Carolina, the Company provides full turnkey infrastructure solutions - on demand, anywhere across its service footprint and has secured and sustained its current standing in the market through the successful completion of mergers and acquisitions, along with demonstrable, steady organic growth.

Job purpose

To construct UG OSP facilities

Duties and responsibilities

  • Operating directional drill, mini-excavator and other equipment to place UG plant facilities
  • Understand how to proficiently set up the job (equipment placement, reel trailer placement)
  • Understand how to expose (pothole) other utilities
  • Understand the utility locate process
  • Ability to locate other utilities as needed
  • Understand clearances from the other utilities, ground, road, highway, sidewalk and non-pedestrian areas
  • Knowledge and ability to properly transport, handle and place conduits (rolled and stick)
  • Knowledge and ability to properly transport fiber reels
  • Knowledge and ability to properly install fiber cables in conduits
  • Knowledge and ability to properly set and secure pedestals and vaults
  • Ability to read and interpret network prints
  • Understand and follow OSHA safety requirements to complete the job(s) safely and efficiently
  • Communicate by phone frequently throughout the workday
  • Follow direction(s) specifically delivered from crew leader
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must have experience operating directional drill
  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • Combination of technical training and/or experience
  • Previous experience in a construction environment preferred
  • Must be able to meet physical requirement of the position
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends, if necessary
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be able to pass drug, background, DOT & MVR screenings

Working conditions

While performing duties, the employee will work primarily in the field.  The employee may be required to work outdoors in all types of weather and may be exposed to dust, fluctuating temperatures, and periodic high noise levels.

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to stand, talk, and hear.

Travel

The employee may be required to travel to other project sites in different states to assist with new project start up.  Travel may be for up to a 14-day period

This is a full time position and will be eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401K.

 

 

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