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Underground Equipment/Directional Drill Operator - Wausau/Schofield, WI

Wausau, WI 54401

Posted: 07/08/2024 Job Number: 16481500 Pay Rate: $28 - $30 per hour DOE

Job Description

TekCom Resources is seeking an Underground Equipment/Directional Drill Operator for a full-time, permanent-hire role with our telecom construction client in the Wausau, Wisconsin area!

As an Underground Equipment/Directional Drill Operator, you will operate heavy equipment necessary for underground fiber installation - i.E. Plowing, installing duct, pulling fiber and burying drops. Candidates MUST have directional drilling experience to be considered for this role. This work is focused on mostly rural construction, so your work will take you up to 2 hours outside of Wausau, but overnight travel is not a typical part of this role.

Your duties will include:
Safely and effectively operate Directional Drill/underground equipment for the purpose of installing fiber optics infrastructure.
Assist with location and verification of utilities prior to work.
Help keep projects on schedule and ensure quality of underground installation work meets company standards.
Participate in the maintenance of an organized warehouse and "yard."
Communicate with customers on potential issues and pass that feedback along to Foreman or Construction Coordinator.

Our client would like to see this experience in your background:

At least 1-2 years of underground construction experience;utilities construction experience unrelated to telecom, such as gas, power and water line installation, is relevant and welcome for this role!
Supervisory experience is not required but is highly valuable.
CDL licensure is VERY valuable for this role and typically raises the pay rate you are eligible for by $2 per hour.

Key Terms:
Outside Plant, OSP, fiber optics, coax, fiber, underground, driller, equipment operator, directional drilling, CDL, horizonal bore rig, plow, project management, telecom construction, utilities, underground construction, underground installation, financial tracking, client communication, Wisconsin jobs, crew management, #tekcomjobs.

*** Candidates must have current eligibility to work compliantly in the USA, unfortunately no visa sponsorships, transfers, OPT's or C2C can be considered at this time for this opportunity. ***
Benefits:
Employees (and their families) have a choice of plans to purchase and enroll, including medical/vision, minimum essential coverage and/or dental. Employees can enroll in our company s 401k plan after meeting the enrollment criteria.

What We Do:
TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in providing telecommunications and network infrastructure contractors, employees and project services to businesses.
Our specialization includes telecom network & infrastructure staffing deployments including planning, analysis, design, implementation, operations and maintenance.

Technologies We support:
Wireless: 4G, 5G, LTE, iDAS/oDAS, Small Cell, VoLTE, IOT, Microwave, NOC, BTS (Base stations)
Wireline: Broadband, Fiber, Outside Plant (OSP), CATV, switching (MSC, CO), transport and provisioning

About Us:
Formed by industry veterans in 2005, TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in telecommunications and network infrastructure contracting and recruiting.

TekCom Resources, Inc. Has extensive experience supporting clients in building successful teams for high-profile projects with tight timelines and budgets. Our vast network of industry contacts allows us to find the best talent. Along with our recruiting experience, our staff takes a hands-on approach in assisting hiring managers to achieve their goals and objectives.

Mission:
As technical staffing experts, we are passionate and driven to provide top-notch talent to help our clients achieve their goals. We are also committed to assisting job seekers in finding the job and career path they have always wanted.

Diversity:
TekCom Resources, Inc. Is a WBENC Certified Women s Business Enterprise.

TekCom Resources, Inc. Is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. In keeping with this commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact: USAllRecruiters@TekComResources.Com. We are compliant with the Fair Chance Ordinance as applicable and will consider all qualified applications for employment.
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