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Drop Plow Operator

Company: KGPCo
Location: Caldwell
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

Summary: The OSP Drop Plow Operator is responsible for Installing the service cable from the house to the pedestal or the road Right of Way. You may have to use mechanical boring equipment or hand tools to install cables. Individual must be able to follow oral and written instructions/specifications. Your interview may include a demonstration of your level of skill. Compensation is based on your level of skill. "Case", "Ditch Witch" and "Vermeer" drop plow equipment. Your expert knowledge in our wide-range of technology and services will provide customized solutions to meet needs and elevate the installation experience. And to make sure you hit the ground running, we'll provide training and the resources you need in a supportive team environment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned: Installs service from the pedestal (fiber, coax, or copper) or the road Right of Way to the customer premise(outside ) . You may have to use mechanical or manual equipment to include but not limited to boring / trenching & plowing. Individual must be able to follow oral and written instructions/specifications. W e are looking for an experienced backhoe, cable/drop plow operators and foreman to place drops to customer homes or businesses. Candidates must have experience working around underground utilities and installing conduit and/or cables on either conduit or direct bury projects
Experience operating project equipment such as; backhoe, mini excavator, trencher, plow, tamper
Act as a customer contact. Interface with customers and local supervisors to clarify project status.
Understand various soil and ground conditions for plowing/trenching
Daily maintenance checks (grease, lube etc.) on the machines
Read communications prints for placing conduit or cables underground
Understand the proper procedures for preparing load and unload signs, cones and barricades if necessary
Capable of using a backhoe, rake and mini excavator to perform clean up and restoration when necessary QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A valid drivers license us required (CDL is a plus)
Ability to pass a pre-employment DOT physical
Must have a minimum of two (2) years' experience with fiber optic cable technology, formal fiber optic training desired.
Must have a good understanding of the technologies and standards as they apply to the installation of fiber optic networks.
Must be able to differentiate color codes.
Must be able to Mid Entry fibers/Split Tubes.
Must be able to read and understand manufacture's manuals for operating and repairing of electronic equipment and components.
Must have a working knowledge of design and layout for fiber terminations.
Must possess a good understanding of fiber documentation.
Must be able to think analytically.
Excellent customer presentation and service skills.
Ability to work in a dynamic fast paced environment.
Ability to work well under pressure and deadline environments.
Ability to communicate with other staff.
Ability to handle on-call responsibilities.
Learn new equipment software and interfaces to help expand business opportunities.
Work well within a team
Good written and oral communication skills
Good customer service skills
Good computer soft skills required
Adaptable to changing environments EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Some trade school training is desired. . KGPCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity KGP2018

Keywords: KGPCo, Caldwell , Drop Plow Operator, Other , Caldwell, Idaho

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