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CDL UG Laborer
Race Telecommunications LLC Lancaster, CA

CDL UG Laborer

Race Telecommunications LLC
Lancaster, CA
  • $25 to $28 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Job Title: CDL UG Laborer

Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt, At-Will

Reports to: Director of Construction

Department: Construction & OSP

Location: In-Field: Lancaster, CA

Location Status: Work will be primarily performed at a designated field worksite location based out of a central Race Communications worksite. Occasional travel to

and work from other Race offices or other off-site locations will be required.


Beware of scams that target job seekers. Race Communications will never provide a job offer without a comprehensive interview process (including in-person or secure video conferencing), request sensitive information through unsecure platforms such as email or text messaging, require candidates to pay fees, or pressure candidates to act without careful consideration. You can get more information about Race Communications at www.race.com or by contacting our recruiting team directly.


About Us:

Race Communications is one of California’s leading telecommunications and fiber technology companies, offering a full range of communications services and competing in over 25 markets with investments totaling $350M in recent years.

Working in partnership with several public and private entities, Race focuses its efforts on building top-tier networks that service small businesses and Fortune 500 companies alike.

Our comprehensive network has brought significant improvements to local entities, education, community services, and public safety across the state.

In today's connected world, reliable, high-speed internet is an absolute necessity, and it is our company's mission to provide advanced communications at an affordable price. Race focuses its efforts towards building world-class fiber networks and offering gigabit internet service to communities throughout California.

Summary:

The CDL Underground (UG) Laborer plays a vital role in the construction, maintenance, and operation of underground telecommunications infrastructure as directed by the Foreman and/or Supervisor. Your responsibilities include hands-on work in excavation, cable installation, equipment operation, and ensuring a safe and organized work environment. You collaborate closely with your team to support the efficient and secure installation of cabling, wiring, and related materials. Safety consciousness, adherence to industry regulations, and effective communication are essential in this role. Your contributions are integral to expanding and maintaining the telecommunications network, enabling the seamless flow of information and connectivity.

This individual should be able to communicate and work effectively with external service representatives and internal team members who possess a wide variety of backgrounds, personalities, and communication skills. This individual should be able to work effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced, and evolving environment while maintaining a productive professional demeanor. This individual must be capable of working independently, as well as collaboratively with other Race team members across teams and levels of our organization.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Eligibility for US Employment without sponsorship
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • A valid California driver's license, subject to successful verification through a DMV check, is mandatory
  • Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and medical card in good standing
  • Proficiency in operating a variety of utility trucks and equipment safely and effectively
  • Skill in handling tools and equipment securely and efficiently
  • Consistent and punctual attendance is crucial for this role
  • Minimum of 6 months of experience in the telecommunication sector
  • Ability to read blueprints and interpret utility maps to identify the type and size of underground utilities


Skills:

  • Proficient use of MS Office applications including Teams, teleconferencing applications
  • Functional use of common office equipment, computers, and office software
  • Strong time management skills, with the ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Commitment to accuracy and high standards for quality of work
  • Ability to work with all levels of team members and management
  • Excellent problem resolution and customer service skills
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on complex projects with general direction and minimal guidance
  • Versatility, flexibility, and willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with a sense of urgency
  • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Underground Construction:

  • Executes all stages of underground construction, involving loading, driving, delivering, excavating, removing, and placing diverse construction materials and equipment
  • Conducts manual digging using shovels and mechanical tools for excavation purposes
  • Installs and upholds underground telecommunications cabling, ensuring proper placement and secure installations

Equipment Operation and Maintenance:

  • Safely enters and exits equipment, including trucks, cars, backhoes, and trenchers
  • Operates heavy machinery and equipment proficiently and safely
  • Maintains constant visual and auditory communication with team members and the surrounding environment, ensuring the safe coordination of movement

Work Environment:

  • Operates in both congested urban areas and remote locations, adapting to diverse work environments
  • Executes general construction tasks under the supervision of the Foreman/Supervisor
  • Manages property flagging and worksite restoration procedures to ensure organized project completion

Safety and Coordination:

  • Upholds a secure work environment by adhering to regulations, procedures, and company policies, ensuring safety standards are consistently maintained

As Part of Our Team, You'll Enjoy:

  • 100% premium paid for medical, dental, vision and life for all our employees!
  • An excellent 401 (k) with 100% Employer-matched up to 4%
  • Working to bridge the digital divide between rural and urban areas, providing much needed services to those who don't have access to reliable internet
  • Working for a company that appreciates their employees; every member of the Race team is a part of a collaborative family

All offers of employment are contingent until all pre-employment requirements are met. These requirements, which vary by position, may include drug and background screenings as well as Motor Vehicle and DOT related screening and reporting requirements. Race will consider qualified job applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.


All new employees will participate in the mandatory 'Speedway to Success' (Speedway) orientation at one our offices located in either Tehachapi, CA, Yuba City, Chico, CA, or South San Francisco, CA. The duration of the Speedway program spans from 1-3 weeks, depending on the position. During Speedway the schedule will vary: 8-hour days are planned, but shorter days may occur depending on the group’s pace. Applicants further than 50 miles from these training locations will be provided with necessary travel accommodations as part of the onboarding process. Applicants 50 miles or less from these locations will be considered regular commute. For those working remotely, virtual attendance will depend on position requirements. Further details will be provided to you during the interview process, and before your start date.


Race Communications is an equal opportunity employer who welcomes applications from individuals (with or without reasonable accommodation), with the skills, experience, and dedication to excel in their roles without regard to race, religion, color, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sex stereotype, gender identity/gender expression and sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, reproductive health decision-making, military or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation.


Reasonable accommodation(s) for qualified individuals with disabilities are available as part of the application and interview processes. If accommodations are needed during the application or interview process, or workplace accommodations are required after a job offer is made, please contact recruiting@race.com to initiate the interactive process.


Updated: 04/2024

Address

Race Telecommunications LLC

Lancaster, CA
93535 USA

Industry

Construction

Posted date

27 days ago
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