Career Opportunities

Underground Construction Worker

Are you ready to go below the surface to build a better future? At Huxcomm, we are seeking an experienced and skilled underground construction worker to join our dynamic team. As an essential part of our fiber optic network expansion projects, you will play a vital role in ensuring faster and more reliable communication for communities. From excavating trenches to installing conduit and cables, your expertise will help us deliver high-speed internet connectivity to homes and businesses. Join us in revolutionizing the way people connect and apply today to be part of our dedicated team.

This is a full-time permanent position Monday through Friday.  The position offers competitive wages and excellent benefits including health insurance and 401k.

To be considered for this position you must be 18 years of age, have a valid Iowa Driver’s License and be bondable.  A CDL is preferred.

Position Summary:
Operate and maintain underground construction equipment, motorized equipment used in boring, trenching, plowing and hydro vac operations in a safe and efficient manner. Use hand tools such as shovels, spades and other digging equipment to hand bury fiber cabling in customers yards to their homes.

Duties to include:
Hand dig and backfill trenches
Cable handling
Carry and load materials to be used on the job
Operate small hand tools
Provide ground support for backhoe and drill operators
Light repair and maintenance of tools and equipment
Wash and clean equipment and vehicles
Operate heavy, motorized equipment used in fiber burying operations, including, but not limited to, bore machine, plow, back hoe, hydro vac and utility line locator
Perform preventive maintenance on equipment as required including fluid and filter changes and parts lubrication.
Follow company policies including those stated in employee handbook

Skill and Ability to:
Operate heavy power-driven equipment
Perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods in unfavorable weather conditions
Work independently in the absence of supervision
Understand and follow oral and written instructions
Read soil composition
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as required
Travel from site to site and with required materials
Work in inclement weather conditions
Do heavy lifting and climbing
Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
Work in confined spaces
Operate mini backhoe for placement of hand holes and the backfilling of dirt as needed on the job
Assist Boring rig operator and locator in the splicing of conduit, pulling of fiber through conduit, filling of water for rig operation, and any other duties that are needed to directionally bore

To become a candidate, please fill out this initial contact form. A formal application process will be required for any accepted candidate.

Underground Construction Worker-Huxley Communications

Underground Construction Worker-Huxley Communications

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