Groundhand (Shreveport, LA)

Groundhand (Shreveport, LA)

07 Feb 2019

Groundhand (Shreveport, LA)

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NX Utilities, QualTek company, is a Telecom & Utility Construction Company with a large and diverse customer base stretching from coast to coast. With a national footprint and a well-trained mobile workforce, NX Utilities has everything necessary to help wireline clients meet their construction and engineering needs.

NX Utilities strives to provide the highest levels of service to our partners in the telecommunications industry. We combine cutting-edge technology, innovative solutions, skilled professionals, and an unfailing commitment to safety to ensure that we meet our customer's communication needs with the highest levels of reliability and quality.

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Send resume to reference 003870/4 in the subject line.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

The Ground Hand is responsibility to perform tasks associated with the construction/upgrade of aerial telecommunication.

Primary Responsibilities:

Operate Bucket truck following all safety and traffic regulations

Assist with pole framing and placement of stands

Climb poles as required

Operate hand and power tools of all types

Assist with installation of guys and and anchors

Clean and prepare sites

Assist with direction of traffic flow in accordance with local D.O.T. guidelines



High School Degree and 1-2 years' experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience


1-2 years' experience with Aerial construction preferred, but not required

Experience with both coaxial and fiber optic plant is preferred, but not a


Demonstrated knowledge of construction prints as well as ability to read prints

Technical Skills:

Ability to operate bucket and climb poles

Ability to operate hand and power tools

Soft Skills:

Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions

Effective listening, interacting and writing skills

Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing

Individuals must have a valid driver's license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions

Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes

Must be able to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces

Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather

May be required to work long and unpredictable hours


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