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MasTec Utility Services Aerial COM Foreman in Union City, California

MasTec North America, Inc. is a leading national infrastructure construction company operating throughout the United States. MasTec – Utility Services' activities include the installation, maintenance and upgrade of communication and utility infrastructure, including but not limited to: communications, electrical and natural gas distribution infrastructure.

At MasTec you’ll be joining a family, where we are dedicated to supporting each other and building an atmosphere of teamwork. As part of our team, your opportunities are limitless.

In addition to the valuable skills gained through training and on-the-job experience, MasTec offers competitive pay, including medical, vision and dental coverage, 401K and employee stock discounts.

MasTec Utility Services Group is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. MOS Codes 12N, 12Q, 91C, 1141, 1100, 1169 ,3E0XI, BU, CE, and UT relate well to this position.

Job Purpose

The Aerial COM Foreman leads the crew to complete daily tasks related to the placement of aerial fiber and copper cables in order to meet customer needs. Ensures crew safety, keeping track of employee hours, completing daily and weekly safety briefings/inspections, and calls in project utility locations. In addition, the Aerial COM Foreman reads blueprints of projects and is responsible for production. This position oversees the Line team and works with other personnel from other departments.

Essential Functions

  • Obtain all of the necessary licenses, permits, and materials for each job.

  • Oversee, accomplish, and ensure all work quality related to each project and assume full responsibility for its standard and timeliness.

  • Coordinate and delegate daily tasks to crew members related to digging and placing product.

  • Gain entry to site buildings for work crew and call in utilities located at each project site.

  • Drive, haul, and/or operate equipment to/from job sites to assist crews in completion of work.

  • Facilitate daily toolbox talks and weekly safety inspections to ensure the crews work safely.

  • Place aerial telephone cable, both copper and fiber.

  • Connect wires and cables to terminals and place various kinds of hardware to wires, cables, buildings, or poles.

  • Perform aerial tasks, such as new cable installs, pole transfers, strand building, cable hanging, and lashing.

  • Perform construction work, such as digging holes, placing cable, air pipe, and inner duct work in various types of conduit systems and open excavations.

  • Climb utility poles and/or use aerial lift truck to place cables on poles per system design.

  • Complete all paperwork in a timely manner.

  • Train new hires and trainees.

  • Track employee hours, turning them in on time.

  • Keep the job(s) moving on time, clean up, and perform job restoration at the end of job.

  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This job operates in a field environment. This role routinely requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, twisting, reaching above shoulder level, working in confined spaces, working off a pole or in a bucket. Also, working in inclement weather conditions, such as extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, ice, snow, and wind for 10 hour work days, with breaks. During storms this role may work in these conditions from 10 to 15 hours daily, breaks included.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position is physically active, with lifting required. Must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 100 pounds

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A High School Degree, or equivalent, with 8 years of experience.

  2. 2 years of supervisory experience.

  3. Possess a CDL Class A license.

  4. Experience in general construction and in the operation of heavy equipment.

  5. Understanding of advanced electrical principles, including knowledge of electricity and how to safely work around it.

  6. Knowledge of customer’s specifications with the ability to read and interpret prints.

  7. Proficiency in all phases of line construction.

  8. Ability to communicate effectively with customers and inspectors, providing quality customer service.

  9. Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more or 20 inches or less, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships.

  10. Precise hand-eye coordination.

  11. Ability to identify and distinguish colors.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. 10 years of experience.

  2. Possession of OSHA 10.

  3. Excavator training.

Don’t miss this great opportunity!

MasTec Utility Services Group is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publically traded company MTZ (NYSE).

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec’s policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Title: Aerial COM Foreman

Location: CA-Union City

Requisition ID: 29908

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