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Kanaan Communications, LLC Aerial Laborer in Monroe, Louisiana

Overview and Essential Functions

Join the Ervin Cable team! A successful Aerial Laborer will perform general labor duties such as installing and maintaining telecommunications cabling, perform general construction work under supervision of a foreman, and operate heavy equipment or machinery. We hope to hear from you!

We have an exciting opportunity for dedicated, hard-working, and goal focused individuals to work on a great team in a growing organization. We're a family operated, financially stable business, with national capabilities. Please review the summary and qualifications of this position and complete the online-application for immediate consideration. Thank you for your interest in Ervin Cable Construction, we look forward to hearing from you!

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

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check

  • 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

  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc

  • Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this position

    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:

  • 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

  • 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

    Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required.

Benefits and Company Summary

What you'll get…

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no additional cost

  • Medical Plans

  • Including:

  • Telehealth

  • Surgery Plus

  • Mental Health Care

  • Prescription Plans

  • PPO and HD options

  • Dental and Vision Plans

  • Flexible Spending Accounts and self-contributed HAS

  • Education/Tuition Reimbursement

  • Short and Long Term Disability

  • Provided Life Insurance and AD&D

  • 401k Retirement Savings w/ Company Match

  • Stock Purchase Plan

  • Company Discounts

  • Legal Insurance

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • Paid Family Leave

  • Company vehicle and gas card ( Depending on job function)

    Who we are…

    We are a company united in our vision of connecting America. Our culture is grounded in and shaped by our values. These values act as our behavioral compass and guide how we interact with each other, our customers, and the communities in which we operate. Across our teams, we strive to treat each other with respect, value different perspectives and experiences, keep our and others' safety top of mind, and uphold the highest ethical standards. Our company supplies the single most critical resource telecom service providers need: skilled people.

    We serve the nation in 46 states and are unparalleled in scope and scale. Our talented workforce of over 2,000 employees provides a wide array of specialty services including construction, engineering, underground facility locating, fulfillment, and program management.

    We provide opportunities for our people to learn and develop the skills and knowledge to be successful in their current role as well as to prepare them for future growth within the company. Join us!

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

The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

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