Operator - Traveling (Civil)

ID 2024-4456
Field Operations
Position Type
Full-Time Regular
Workplace Type

About Us

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Black Hawk, South Dakota, Cable Communication Services is a utility contractor specializing in aerial, underground, and civil construction. We have forged the expertise and capabilities needed to serve the utility industry. We deliver excellence in distribution and transmission power, natural gas, telecommunications, substations, civil construction, and electrician projects.

As we expand and grow, we are looking for dedicated individuals willing to take on our daily challenges. If you are looking for a career in utility construction and electrician industry, apply with us today. All aspects of our industry require teamwork and accountability, with safety as our top priority.

About this Role

Cable Communication Services


Operators are responsible for effectively and safely operating and performing daily maintenance on heavy equipment. This may include (but is not limited to) cranes, bucket trucks, diggers, trenchers, skid steers, and wire pullers.


Position requires 100% travel anywhere throughout the MidWest

What You'll Do

  • Learn and follow safety regulations. 
  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects. 
  • Locate underground services, such as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work. 
  • Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met. 
  • Adjust handwheels and depress pedals to control attachments, such as blades, buckets, scrapers, or swing booms. 
  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. 
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft. 
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. 
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. 
  • Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles). 
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. 
  • Position construction or extraction equipment. 
  • Locate equipment or materials in need of repair or replacement. 
  • Monitor construction operations. 
  • Operate heavy-duty construction or installation equipment. 

What You'll Bring

• High School Diploma or GED

• Valid, Active CDL A Required

• Active Tanker Endorsement

• DOT Medical Examiner's Certificate Card

• Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
• Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working
• Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
• Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
• Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.


Pre-screen: Upon offer, employees will be required to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, background, and/or MVR check. 

What You'll Get


  • 401(k) with company match (traditional & roth available)
  • Paid Holidays and PTO
  • Parental Leave
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Additional Voluntary benefits available
  • Employee Discounts
  • Company paid:
    • Health Plan (HDHP 5,000 -other plan options available for cost)
    • Long Term Disability
    • 1X Base Salary life Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program

Cable Communication Services does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Cable Communication Services participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. Cable Communication Services will only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

Cable Communication Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, status as a covered veteran, or other military status.

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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