Underground Helper ~ Selma

Job Locations US-TX-Selma
ID
2022-5202
Category
Construction
Workplace Type
Field
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Underground Helper duties will include general labor duties related to telecommunications construction as directed by the Foreman/Supervisor.

Qualifications

Overview

 

Laborer duties will include general labor duties related to telecommunications construction  as directed by the Foreman/Supervisor.

 

Responsibilities

  • All phases of underground construction include but are not limited to: Loading, driving, delivery, digging, removal and placement of various types, sizes and weight of construction materials and equipment
  • Hand dig using shovel, mechanical tools
  • Install and maintenance of underground telecommunications cabling
  • Climb into and out of equipment (trucks, cars, backhoes, trenchers, etc.)
  • Operate or work around heavy equipment and machinery
  • Working in congested or remote areas
  • Maintain visual and audible contact with other crewman and all moving or stationary persons/vehicles/objects  to ensure safe coordination of movement
  • Perform general construction work under direction of Foreman/Supervisor
  • Flagging, property or worksite restoration 
  • Maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all regulations, procedures and policies

Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of and ability to operate various types of utility trucks and equipment in a safe manner
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to hand tools and  equipment in a safe manner
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc.
  • Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Must be able to perform the above for at least 8 hours per day 5 days per week. May be required to work over-time; after hours; on weekends, for emergencies or on-call

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License
  • 6 months of experience in the utility construction industry
  • Ability to read prints and interpret utility maps to identify the type and size of underground utilities 

Physical Requirements

  • 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. 
  • Ability to work while wearing safety boots, safety glasses and hardhat
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions which can include but is not limited to: extreme heat and cold temperatures; inclement weather such as wind, rain, snow, sleet and dust as well as adverse driving conditions including wet roads, icy roads, and fog
  • Employees in this job classification may be exposed to dust, fumes or other airborne pathogens. 
  • Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 LBS as needed with or without assistance 

Benefits and Company Summary

Company

 

Join us!  This is a great opportunity to join Texstar Enterprises as an Underground Helper. 

Texstar Enterprises, Inc. ("Texstar") provides project management, construction, and maintenance services for telecommunications providers in the Southwest and Pacific Northwest regions of the United States. We offer a turnkey solution for network deployment that encompasses every aspect of aerial and underground line construction and all associated maintenance. 

Headquartered in Selma, Texas. Texstar has been delivering reliable, cost-effective solutions to leading telecommunication providers across the country since 1989. We are fully committed to providing a safe work environment for our employees and continuously strive to exceed the expectations of our customers. 

 

 Benefits Include: 

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching.
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life and ADD&D Insurance
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation (PTO)

 

Starting pay begins at $17.00 per hour, depending on experience.

EEO

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)

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