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Full-time Employee


Dallas, Houston, Corpus Christi




25-28/hr plus per diem and production

Job Description

Position: Telecommunications Operator

Asset Management is a division of Davey Resource Group (DRG) which has been employee-owned since 1979. DRG specializes in managing the assets of utility companies throughout the U.S. by providing solutions, focused around the electrical and telecommunication industries. We believe in smart growth that continues to provide career advancement opportunities. We utilize cutting-edge technology to deliver proven solutions for utility companies nationwide. Asset Management is currently seeking motivated self-starters that thrive in this type of environment to learn and develop new skills to contribute to our group.

Job Summary:

Telecommunications Operator will be responsible for performing skilled equipment tasks in accordance with standard industry practices within the construction, maintenance, and operation of underground and overhead telecommunications. This position will be responsible to use various specialized construction equipment in an outside fast paced work environment.


-Drive and operate derrick digger truck, coupled with a 30’ pole trailer.
-Work with maintenance crew or assist as laborer when not operating equipment.
-Train others on proper operation of equipment.
-Operate communications device in accordance with company policies.
-Operate Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner: Clean, maintain, stock, and secure assigned vehicle and equipment, in accordance with company policies.
-Utilize and become proficient with tasks, tools, test equipment and information that will enhance business results.
-Adhere to industry specific, local, state and federal regulations, as applicable.
-Know, understand and follow company policy.
-Completes paperwork, time sheets, test results, vehicle inspection, and logs.
-Assists other Team personnel in the performance of their duties when requested to promote a Team approach to problem solving.
-Train others on proper operation of equipment.
-Visually assess digging areas to ensure that areas have been staked/located prior to digging.
-Must always comply with proper safety standards/procedures and work practices according to DRG policy or the customer special request.
-Report all personal & vehicle accidents/incidents immediately to supervisors, cooperate and assist in the investigation.
-Assists with job site setup and clean-up as necessary.
-Operates construction equipment safely in a variety of urban and rural areas.
-Performs site restoration work.
-Safely load equipment, secure load, transport and unload construction equipment.
-Learning new skills and techniques on a continual basis and passing that on to others.
-Perform other duties as assigned


-Must have knowledge of the following: traffic laws, ordinances, rules involved in equipment operation, hazards and applicable safety rules and precautions for heavy equipment operation.
-Must be competent in the laws, regulations, and identification of underground utility locations.
-Knowledge of DOT requirements and safety protocols.
-General knowledge of construction practices
-Local candidates preferred as relocation assistance is not available for this position.
-Willing to travel and flexible with time away from home. Crew will be travel to locations on Sunday’s and depart on Thursday’s most weeks.
-Clean background check for access to restricted and/or controlled areas
-Ability to pass pre-employment and random drug screens
-The work environment is frequently loud and requires the employee to work in a variety of outdoor conditions
-Knowledge of materials and tools used in line construction and maintenance work
-Understanding of separation and clearance regulations
-Proficient in new build, coax & fiber installation and pole transfers
-Dependable and Trustworthy
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Experience with construction equipment and machinery
-Work nights and weekends, if necessary. Carry 75-80 lbs., to include an extension ladder
-Ability to work at heights of 20+ feet, bend, stand, sit, crawl, climb and lift throughout work shift
-Willingness to work under all weather conditions
-Work independently or effectively as part of a team


-2+ years of Aerial Lineman, telecommunication and pole climbing experience preferred
-2+ years of experience as an Excavator working on Construction or Utility projects.
-Must have a CDL class A driver’s license.
-High school graduate or GED certificate preferred.
-OSHA certification a plus, but not required. Must be able to complete online OSHA and safety-related certifications

Additional Information:

The Davey Resource Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is focused and relentless in our pursuit to help our utility clients deliver safe and reliable utility services to their customers. We are results-driven by our great people and the technology at our fingertips. Various full-time positions available including; entry level, utility inspection, GIS mapping/auditing and utility design roles. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Compensation is based upon experience, qualifications and education. DRG offers, incentive programs, excellent benefits. Full-time positions include options to buy company stock and participate in a 401k after 1yr, access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment drug screen, background screening and Social Security Number verification required.


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