Construction Laborer

Website Mainstream Fiber Networks


The role of Outside Plant Construction Laborer is responsible for all tasks associated with construction projects such as prepare sites by cleaning, loading or unloading materials, and removing hazards as needed. A OSP Laborer will also be responsible for operating equipment as well as assisting in traffic control while crew members are working.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Assists construction crew members with successful completion of assigned projects
  • Assists in maintaining proper inventory on vehicle based on work assignment
  • Ability to assist in pulling out cable lines and other equipment used in installing cable wires
  • Install equipment and using assorted small hand and power tools
  • Operate vehicle and bucket lift safely, following all safety and traffic regulations
  • Basic daily maintenance of Company vehicle including fluids check, cleanliness vehicle organization
  • Assist in directing traffic flow in accordance with local and state DOT guidelines
  • Operate and care for construction equipment and machines.
  • Help equipment operators, carpenters, and other skilled labor when necessary.
  • Prep construction sites by cleaning obstacles and hazards.
  • Load or unload construction materials.
  • Put together and take apart temporary structures, such as scaffolding.
  • Remove, fill, or compact earth.
  • Follow instructions from supervisors.
  • Assist craft workers.
  • Ready to learn from on-the-job training when necessary.
  • Perform site clean-up
  • Complete other tasks as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent education, required
  • 1-2 years; experience in construction or similar role
  • Must have an understanding of basic construction principles
  • Must have ability to follow directions
  • Must have the ability to operate manual and mechanical equipment necessary to complete jobs
  • Must have or able to obtain knowledge of “safety systems” associated with aerial cable including set-up and emergency procedures
  • Must be able to drive an automatic transmission up to 21,000 pounds
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills:

  • OSHA Certification, preferred
  • CPR certification, preferred
  • CDL License, preferred
  • Must be comfortable with working outdoors
  • 1-2 years’ heavy equipment operations

Additional Notes:

  • This position may require being on call. Employee will respond to emergency call between the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. This position may require weekend work, night work and/or overnight travel
  • Work is primarily preformed outdoors/field work

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