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Employment Opportunity

NHTC is currently seeking a Construction Worker (deadline to apply: 9/23/20)

General Summary

NHTC has an immediate opening for a Construction Worker. The Construction Worker places, maintains and removes cable within underground conduit system. Maintains right of ways, including patching roadways and back-fill areas. Installs, repairs, maintains and removes aerial cable. Installs and maintains pedestals, poles, hand holes and equipment at customer locations. Installs, splices, tests, maintains, fiber optic lines and repairs customer premise voice, broadband and IPTV equipment.

Essential Job Functions

  • Places direct buried cable by operating plowing, digging and trenching equipment. Maintains buried cable by testing and repairing cable. Dismantles, moves and removes underground cable as appropriate. Performs related construction tasks as required.
  • Maintains right of ways by trimming trees, patching roadways and backfill areas, and landscaping. Applies herbicides around pedestals, poles and carrier sites.
  • Installs, repairs, maintains and removes aerial cable.
  • Installs and maintains pedestals, poles, hand holes and equipment at customer locations.
  • Installs voice, broadband and IPTV services and equipment on customer premises. Wires and connects new equipment as appropriate, explains equipment and services and answers customer questions
  • Maintains and repairs existing voice, broadband and IPTV customer premise equipment by testing to locate trouble, determines and completes necessary repairs. Participates in on-call rotation

Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of telephone line construction process.
  • Knowledge of RUS practices and standards.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications plant operations and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of company products and services.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Skill in operating various vehicles and construction equipment.
  • Skill in reading specification sheets, staking sheets and cable records.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as maps, staking sheets, and operating and maintenance instruction manuals.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively function as a team player.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 60 lbs.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent plus one year of experience in telephone plant operations, construction and/or equipment maintenance.

Send resume to hr@nehp.net or mail to NHTC ATTN: Human Resources Dept. P.O. Box 452, New Hope, AL 35760.