Looking for a new career in one of the largest growing industries in the country? TelCom Construction is hiring full-time Telecommunication Construction Laborers. Duties include general construction labor duties related to telecommunications construction.

What will you do?

Perform general construction work under the direction of Foreman/Supervisor

Install and maintain underground fiber optic and other telecommunications cabling service lines

Operate or work around various types of construction equipment and machinery

Hand dig using shovel and/or mechanical tools

Maintain visual and audible contact with other crew members and all moving or stationary persons/vehicles/objects to ensure safe coordination of movement

Worksite restoration

Maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all regulations, procedures and policies

Set up safety perimeter using signage, cones and safety barriers and at times flagging traffic


Must have a valid Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record

Basic knowledge of and ability to use 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

May be required to work overtime, after hours and weekends. May be on-call for emergency call-outs as needed

Adhere to all OSHA and FMCSA/DOT regulatory requirements

Travel may be required

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of and ability to operate various types of utility trucks and equipment in a safe manner

Unrestricted Class A CDL with Tanker Endorsement (Higher wage scales apply to CDL holders)

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:

Climb into and out of equipment (trucks, cars, backhoes, trenchers, etc.)

Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 LBS as needed with or without assistance

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

Employees in this job classification may be exposed to dust, fumes or other airborne pathogens

Remote work may be required - long driving and sitting will be required in these instances

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

Benefits and Company Summary

Why Should You Apply:

Paid lodging and per diem when overnight travel is required

Company vehicles for crews to get to and from job sites

Competitive Compensation

Comprehensive benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Accident, Critical Illness, Life and AD&D, Short and Long-term disability insurance, Legal, both traditional and ROTH 401k retirement plans with company match, Company stock purchase program and tuition reimbursement

Paid time off

7 paid annual Holidays

Full on-the-job training. Additional training for individuals demonstrating an aptitude and drive to expand their skill base (eg: equipment operation, utility locating, etc)

Class A CDL Licensure program

Rapid advancement is available for those who possess the determination and positive attitude to progress in their careers

New and updated trucks and equipment


TelCom Construction is a full service, turnkey telecommunications utility contractor with a growing market presence within the industry. Headquartered in Clearwater, MN and with locations throughout the Upper Midwest, our focus on midwestern values and continuously delivering a quality product with attention to safety, integrity and customer satisfaction has driven our success.

TelCom is proud to be an EEO/AA and Veteran-Friendly employer!

To apply for this opportunity, please visit our careers page at


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. (

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.

Job Type
Full Time
74 days ago

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