Telecom Laborer/Groundman

ID 2023-3002
Craft Professionals
Position Type
Full-Time Regular
Workplace Type

About Us

Founded in 1964, Robinson Brothers Construction is a wholly owned subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), the largest utility contractor in North America. We are a general contractor dialed into the dynamics of installing infrastructure for the communications, renewable energy, natural gas, and electric utility industries. True to our word and proud of our people, we’re committed to providing superior service to our customers throughout the American West.


Between 2006 and 2016, we grew from 14 employees to a team of over 200. We’re licensed, bonded, and insured to operate in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and California. We’re pleased with our growth – but we’re not stopping here.


RBC serves its clients, invests in its employees, and competes for the future – every day.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and participate in E-Verify.

About this Role

Robinson Brothers Construction, LLC. is a utility construction company. We install fiber optic cable for some of the top communication companies in NW and the Western regions. We specialize in the installation of fiber optics and renewable energy.


Telecommunication Construction Laborers/Groundman, in this role you will support all phases of utility construction for various types of telecom projects. Duties will include general labor duties related to telecommunications construction as directed by the Foreman/Supervisor.
Services may include placing poles, anchors and guys, aerial strand and cable, direct buried pipe, trenching cable, conventional and directional boring, placing underground conduit systems, performing inside wiring, cabling, and testing and maintenance services.


What You'll Do

Job Description Overview/Responsibilities:

  • Hand dig using shovel, mechanical tools.
  • Install and maintenance of underground telecommunications cabling.
  • Operate or work around heavy equipment and machinery.
  • Working in congested or remote areas.
  • Maintain visual and audible contact with other crewman and all moving or stationary persons/vehicles/objects to ensure safe coordination of movement.
  • Perform general construction work under direction of Foreman/Supervisor.
  • Maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all regulations, procedures, and policies.
  • Learn all aspects of crew and assist the operator and foreman as assigned.
  • Setup, preparation, and cleanup of construction sites.
  • Develop an understanding of buried utilities
  • Lift heavy equipment and supplies

What You'll Bring

Position Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Clean driving record (no more than 2 tickets in the last 5 years)
  • 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.
  • Class A CDL is a PLUS (Higher wage scales apply to CDL holders).
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc.
  • Willing and able to work in all weather conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:​​​​​​​

  • Previous construction experience, preferably in the telecommunication industry.
  • Able to perform all duties in telecommunication construction
  • Ability to travel.

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. 


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