Telcom Construction Inc Utility Construction Foreman - Waterloo, IA in Waterloo, Iowa
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.
TelCom Construction is looking for motivated employees to join our team! We are currently hiring for full-time Underground Utility Construction Foremen to report to our Waterloo, IA location.
Provide communication and direction to crew members
Implement and perform steps to complete jobs in a timely manner
Performing duties of operator and/or laborer
Operate construction equipment such as a dump truck and skid loader
Setting daily production goals
Conducting daily walk-throughs
Ensuring DOT documentation
Monitoring and adhering to all safety processes and procedures
Conducting weekly tool box talks
Maintaining and submitting required reporting
Setting up safety perimeter using signage, cones and safety barriers and at times flagging traffic
Other Duties as assigned
Previous experience in a similar position with a focus on crew leadership is required
Experience in Telecommunications is preferred, but not required
Ability to read prints and interpret utility maps to identify the type and size of underground utilities
Good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to give descriptive and respectful direction
Must be able to proficiently use locators to safely identify utilities
Must have good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Must be very safety conscientious
Must be able to effectively communicate with crew, customers and vendors
Basic computer skills required, experience with Google apps a plus
A valid drivers license required with a good driving record is required
Class A CDL is a plus (Higher wage scale apply to CDL holders)
May be required to work overtime; after hours; on weekends, for emergencies or be on-call as needed to ensure work is completed
Travel is required
Climb up and down ladders, machinery, and other objects
Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 LBS as needed with or without assistance
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
Specific vision abilities required to perform this job include but are not limited to: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus potentially near and/or far as needed
Employees in this job classification may be exposed to dust, fumes or other airborne pathogens
Employees may be exposed to toxic or corrosive chemicals as well as moving machinery parts and pieces
Remote work may be required; long driving and sitting will be required
The noise level in the work environment for this position is moderate
All work is outdoors so employees in this position are regularly exposed to outside weather conditions which can include but is not limited to: extreme heat and cold temperatures; inclement weather such as rain, snow, sleet and dust as well as adverse driving conditions including wet roads, icy roads, and fog
Why Should You Apply:
We provide the equipment, time and program to assist our employees in attaining their CDL license, including pay increase after successful completion
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
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
Rapid advancement is available for those who possess the determination and attitude to progress in their careers
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.