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Underground Foreman

Company: FiberTel, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

About Us
A fully owned subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), FiberTel, LLC. is locally grown in Utah's Art City and has rapidly expanded over the Northwest and Western regions.

As an advocate for economic growth in the state of Utah, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and California we understand the business of conveying information. With all that is happening in our state and nationwide, we are seeing different ways of life, work, and school. The increase in work from home and online school has put a strain on internet providers and their bandwidth. Internet Providers are relying heavily on us to continue the construction and installation of fiber optics to ensure that internet service goes uninterrupted for the people of our communities.

We are a utility construction company, with a specialization in the installation of fiber optics. We offer a full turnkey experience for our clients.

For our employees, we offer rewarding benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, and 401k (with company match). -

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and participate in E-Verify.
About this Role
FiberTel is hiring a Telecom Underground Foreman for our San Jose, CA location.

The Underground Foreman position will oversee the work of their crews' depending on job size. The Foreman will be able to perform all the duties of an Underground Laborer & Operator. He/she will help train new laborers and operators on proper processes and job functions. The Foreman will submit daily time sheets for their crew members and themselves. This position will ensure that all employees follow job site safety processes and protocols.
What You'll Do
Responsibilities: - - - - - -
All phases of underground construction include but are not limited to: Loading, driving, delivery, digging, removal and placement of various types, sizes and weight of construction materials and equipment. - - - -


  • Load, unload, and transport material, tools, and equipment - - - -
  • Restore and landscape disturbed areas of the jobsite - - - -
  • Erect and disassemble scaffolding, shoring, braces, traffic barricades, and other temporary structures - - - -
  • Dig trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and level earth to grade specifications - - - -
  • Identify utilities in the trench/bore path - - - - -
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment - - -
  • Ensure that equipment is cleaned and maintained - - -
  • Maintain a clean and safe job site - -
  • Identify utilities in the trench/bore path - - -
  • Dig trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and level earth to grade specifications - -
  • Follow all on-site safety procedures - - -
  • Report incidents to Supervisor or Safety Manager immediately - - -
  • Contact permitted city Inspector - - -
  • Submit daily time cards for crew members - - -
  • Ensure that equipment is cleaned and maintained - - -
  • Submit daily Pre-trip inspections and JHA's - - -
  • Operate all heavy equipment in a safe manner - - -
  • Complete monthly assigned "Got Safety" lessons - - -
  • Manage crew, ensure productivity - - -
  • As-built & hand in completed prints - -

    What You'll Bring
    Qualifications: - - - -

    • 3- 5 years' experience in underground construction - - -
    • Ability to read maps, plans, and blueprints and convey this information to others - - -
    • Experience operating heavy equipment - -
    • Knowledge of proper operation and safety standards of heavy equipment - - - -
    • 1-3 years' experience operating heavy machinery, including loaders, dozers, backhoes, and excavators - - - -
    • Traffic Control Maintainer certificate - -
    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. - - - -
    • Possess a valid driver's license or be eligible and willing to obtain the required license for the position. - - - -
    • A good driving record is required. - - - -
    • Basic knowledge of and ability to operate various types of utility trucks and equipment in a safe manner. - - - -
    • Basic knowledge of and ability to hand tools and equipment in a safe manner. - - - -
    • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc. - - - -
    • Willing and able to work in all weather conditions. - - - -
    • Able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 lbs as needed with or without assistance - - - -
    • Class A Commercial Driver's License is a plus (Higher wage scales apply to CDL holders). - - - -
    • OSHA 10 certificate - - -



      Preferred Qualifications: - - - -

      • Previous construction experience, preferably in the underground industry. - - - -
      • Ability to follow directions and take initiative when needed - - - - -
      • Develop an understanding of daily maintenance for underground equipment - - - -
      • Ability to perform all underground procedures and duties. - - - -
      • Ability to travel. - - - -


        Working Conditions: - - - - - -
        This is a full-time hourly position, expected to work at least 40 hours per week. This position operates in an outdoor environment and is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions including; extreme cold, rain, sleet, snow, humidity, high temperatures, and high wind. The outside work environment will vary throughout the day including changes in terrain, traffic, urban settings, and/or rural settings. This position may occasionally be exposed to natural gas and to the risk of electrical shock. Exposure to moderate to loud noise levels. - - - -

        Physical Requirements: - - - -
        The employee will need to have the ability to stand for long periods of time (up to 12 hours at a time), tolerate work in extreme weather conditions, speak and hear worksite safety instructions, withstand prolonged and repeated: lifting, standing, climbing, kneeling, reaching and feeling, crouching, and crawling. The employee will need to be able to regularly lift 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. - -
        What You'll Get
        Benefits Include: - - - -

        • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision Plans, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Accident -
        • Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings Accounts -
        • PWR Discounts (Flight Tickets, Amusement Park Tickets, Nike) -
        • Group Discount (Pet Insurance, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance) -
        • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching -


          • Short & Long Term Disability -
          • Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance -
          • Paid Holidays and Vacation -
          • PerDiem based on project -

            * Pay is based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the employee. - - - -

            Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required - - - -
            - - - - -
            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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm) - - - -
            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. - - - -
            FiberTel, LLC
            Compensation Range The anticipated compensation for this position is USD $25.00/Hr. - USD $35.00/Hr. depending on experience and qualifications.
            Equal Opportunity Employer
            All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

            We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

Keywords: FiberTel, Inc., San Jose , Underground Foreman, Other , San Jose, California

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