Outside Plant Technician
Wabash has an immediate opening for a Fiber Optic Cable Locator. This full-time position involves correctly locating underground cable supplying broadband internet, telephone and TV service to our customers.
Responsibilities may include:
– Operate electronic detection equipment to locate and mark underground cable within accuracy limit
– Perform light excavation with a shovel to expose cable when necessary
– Read and interpret utility maps
– Receive and respond to locating notices within time requirements – during business hours and emergency locates
– Operate company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner
– Understand and follow company policy
– Perform other duties as requested by supervisor
– Available to work Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm, on-call 1 week every 2 months, overtime and emergency work as needed
– Valid driver’s license and good driving record
– Customer service experience is a plus
– Experience working with hand tools preferred
– Knowledge of basic construction
No prior locating experience is necessary. Training will be provided.
– walk distances on uneven terrain, stand, sit, crawl, stoop, balance
– work in all weather conditions
Compensation & Benefits:
– Competitive hourly rate
– Medical insurance
– 401(k) contributions by Wabash
– Paid vacation, holidays
– Complimentary internet, television and phone service where available
– Company apparel
– The opportunity to work for the fastest internet provider in the area
Wabash Mutual Telephone Company is a leading, local communications company providing unsurpassed internet, television and phone services and solutions to homes and businesses in Mercer County, Ohio, and the surrounding area. Staying true to our cooperative principles established in 1911, Wabash continues to adopt ever-advancing technology to remain a cutting-edge provider and grow in rural America. For more information, visit www.wabash.com.
Interested? Click here to apply.
No phone calls, please.