Kanaan Communications, LLC Aerial Foreman in Wood River, Illinois
Overview and Essential Functions
Summary of Position: A successful Aerial Foreman shall provide guidance and coordinate the activities of an aerial line construction crew, as well as document the work performed by assigned crew members; responsible for ensuring that the installation, maintenance, and/or repair of customers telecommunications equipment is completed safely, timely, and accurately. At a minimum, the position requires a good working knowledge of telecommunications network or system construction; ability to read and comprehend maps and schematics; familiarity with aerial lift devices, utility lines and poles, and the functionality of each; ability to use cable placement equipment and tools; ability to identify and troubleshoot problems.In order to perform this job, you must demonstrate, either by training or experience: • the ability to work safely, with or without supervision; • the ability to coordinate the activities of others; • the ability to work standing, at shoulder height and overhead, for extended periods; • the ability to lift and manipulate lasher and other cable placement equipment; • the ability to work aloft, either from a ladder, aerial lift device, or by gaffing; • excellent manual dexterity; • the ability to organize work load to determine priority of duties; • the ability to read and comprehend maps and schematics; • the ability to follow instructions and communicate verbally and in writing; • the ability to fully understand and operate equipment, including, an aerial lift device, lasher, and hand tools; Responsibilities: • Complete as well as ensure completion of all labor intensive tasks as well as operation of assigned construction equipment. • Complete as well as ensure completion of daily production reports to document work performed. • Use of hand tools, ladders, and equipment to assist in the completion of an assigned project. • Clean and maintain supplies, tools, equipment, and work areas in order to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
Qualifications: • 4 years of related work experience. • Proficient in the use of hand tools and equipment. (Wrenches, Drills, Ladders, Lanyards, Fork Lifts, Saws, etc.) • Proficient in the use of telecom construction equipment. (Aerial Lifts, Dozers, Lashers, Meters, Plows, etc.) • Authorized to work in the United States. • Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen, background, and motor vehicle record check. Workplace Environment and Physical Demands: To be considered for this position, a candidate must possess the ability to climb and work aloft either from a ladder or aerial lift device or by gaffing, and stand or walk for long periods, while using repetitive and/or fine hand movements. Work is performed outside in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, cold, and precipitation, and in rugged terrain such as back easements, rural locations and at active construction sites. Periodic lifting and manipulating plant and equipment up to 75 pounds is required. Noise level can range from moderate to loud and from intermediate to constant. There may also be extensive driving and/or long periods away from the home location.
Benefits and Company Summary
What you'll get...
Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short and Long Term Disability
Supplemental Life and AD&D
401(k) Retirement Savings w/ Company Match
Stock Purchase Plan
Paid Time Off and Holidays
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 from more than 500 field offices and are unparalleled in scope and scale. Our talented workforce of over 15,000 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!
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.
Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.