Construction Technician

Company: Blue Ridge Communications
Department: Construction / Engineering
Location: Ephrata, Pennsylvania 17522
Job Type: Full Time
Shift: Monday-Friday, 8AM-4:30PM (+On-call and emergencies as needed)
Pay Rate: Based on experience and in accordance with Union Labor Rate

A Construction Technician performs a variety of overhead / underground construction duties such as:

  • Placing hardline cables
  • Frame and strand poles
  • Lash /Overlash cable
  • Transfer facilities between poles
  • Place cable in joint trenches
  • Digging trenches
  • Climbing Poles and Ladders
  • Maintenance and upgrades

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Qualifications:

  • H.S. Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Aerial Construction Experience
  • Solid background in Electronics
  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record
  • Knowledge of all hardware, cable types and related equipment
  • Ability to complete pole transfers
  • Ability to construct strand / cable
  • Ability to overlash fiber onto existing plant
  • Ability to read and interpret system design prints
  • Ability to climb utility poles
  • Ability to lift up to 80lbs to chest level on a continual basis throughout shift
  • Ability to operate construction vehicles and cable trailers safely
  • Ability to work overtime as needed; must be available for a normal 40 hour work week plus on call and emergency purposes