Construction Foreman/Operator
Job Title:
Construction Foreman/Operator
Company Name:
Tularosa Basin Telephone Company, Inc.
Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Responsible for all construction projects, including improvement of telephone facilities.
Supervises construction crew that includes line and ground workers, heavy equipment operators and mechanics.
Supervises construction progress, ensures quality standards and completion dates.
Trains and directs aerial and buried cable construction crews.
Pre-surveys job sites to determine needs for workers, equipment, materials, parts and safety provisions.
Schedules personnel for projects and makes site inspections to check public safety precautions and use of prescribed safety equipment and procedures.
Responds to outside plant emergency calls.
May oversee contractors installing underground conduit and cable.
Travel throughout ILEC/CLEC area and some overnight travel may be required.
Provides General Manager (GM) with accurate and timely status reports, ensuring GM is fully aware of all issues.
Responsible for all maintenance activities on equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

5+ years of experience in telecommunications, wireless infrastructure and telecom construction.
5+ years of supervisory or management experience.
A minimum of two (2) years operating/locating experience running a directional drill/backhoe.
Ability to read and interpret maps.
Ability to motivate employees, set priorities and complete tasks on time.
Possess excellent computer skills.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience in both Standard and High Risk area (i.e., live utilities) and knowledge of utility depth and placement.
Demonstrate the ability to read and complete bore logs, understand locates, and be a problem solver.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Valid driver’s license with clean driving history.
Possess or have the ability to obtain construction classifications of ES7 and GF9 within sixty (60) days.
Background check and clean drug testing is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and handle tools. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

Job Location:
Tularosa, NM
Contact Information:
Naomi LaFave
575-585-2015
nlafave@tbtc.net

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