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Construction Crewmember I (Aerial)

Cox Communications


Location:
San Diego, CA
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
1712254
Cox Communications
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Job Details

Company Cox Communications
Title: Construction Crewmember I (Aerial)
JobID: 1712254
Category: Construction
Industry: Cox Communications, Inc.
Job Type: Full-time

Description

Summary:
The Construction Crewmember will be responsible for the construction of new and rebuilds of aerial hardware including strand placement, tensioning, grounding, bonding, guy and anchor installation. The Construction Crewmember will assure grounds are at or below maximum allowable resistance for proper network protection. The Construction Crewmember will be responsible for maintaining proper spacing from energized conductors as well as height requirements as prescribed in the GO95, GO128, NESC, NEC, utility and Cox construction specifications.

The Construction Crew member repairs and maintains overhead and underground lines, and responds to and determines proper course of action in emergency call-in situations to repair damaged cable lines. The Construction Crewmember will replace or reroute cables and splices electronic equipment. The Construction Crewmember will participate in the construction and/ or repair of fiber, coax, and copper plant for networks. May coordinate and inspect work done by contract labor.


Primary Essential Functions

OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENT
•  Ability to work outdoors on urban streets and alley ways located in high vehicle traffic areas.
•  Ability to work outdoors in rural and undeveloped areas within San Diego County including off road conditions on unpaved uneven dirt trails requiring hikes of > 100 ft.
•   Ability to work in direct sunlight with appropriate UV protection including hats and protective clothing. Up to 8-hours a day.
•  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to machinery and vehicles. The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate to high with the occasional need for ear protection.

STRENGTH
• The Construction Crewmember candidate will be responsible for lifting and carrying various pieces of equipment to perform job tasks. The heaviest items and greatest distances to move specific items have been identified as follows:
•  Various size and weight vault lids made of concrete, composite, fiberglass, and steel.
•  Heaviest Vault Lid to lift and or replace is made of composite/concrete and weights 80 lbs.
•  Must be able to pick up from ground to 48” (bed of truck)
•  Lifting the J2 Cable Lasher: weight 60 lbs. loaded with (2) cable spools
•  Must be able to lift J2 Cable Lasher from ground to an overhead position 72 inches on occasion onto an overhead strand.
•  Must be able to pull a J2 Cable Lasher up to working height using a rope, approximately 20 ft.
•  Must be able to carry heaviest equipment a distance of > 100 ft. over uneven, unpaved terrain.

CLIMBING
•  Ability to climb 28 ft. extension ladder, stepped and un-stepped utility poles, in and out of bucket truck bed and bucket.
•  Must meet weight restriction of Ladder and Bucket. A 350 lbs. weight rating has been set for Ladder. Weight of employee plus equipment may not exceed weight rating of 350 lbs.

DRIVING
•  Able to safely operate a large commercial bucket truck vehicle.

Primary Responsibilities 
• Constructs new and rebuilds aerial hardware including strand placement, tensioning, grounding, bonding, guy and anchor installation. Assures grounds are at or below maximum allowable resistance for proper network protection. Responsible for maintaining proper spacing from energized conductors as well as height requirements as prescribed in the GO95, GO128, NESC, NEC, utility and Cox construction specifications.
• Lays conduit and install joint trenches for underground cable while coordinating with other utilities.
• Repairs and maintains overhead and underground lines. Responds to and determines proper course of action in emergency call-in situations to repair damaged cable lines. Replaces or reroutes cables and splices electronic equipment.
• Participates in the construction and /or repair of fiber, coax, and copper plant for networks. May coordinate and inspect work done by contract labor.
• Performs routine work to locate and mark underground cable lines in order to perform digs and other construction work to minimize cable damages.
• Inspects for location of placement of facilities, work of contract labor, depth trenches and follows underground construction standards. Marks placement of cable plant.
• Coordinates contract labor for construction projects and inspects final work.
• Uses computerized tools and programs (Oracle) to coordinate bill of materials, purchase materials, maintain inventory levels, reconciles invoices, street release forms, zone changes, as well as computerized mapping systems.
• May splice, repair, and activate fiber optic circuits and implement corrective and preventive action. May assist with the maintenance of fiber transport system, nodes and reverse laser transmitters and receivers.
• Ensures that work performed in a timely and professional manner and meets all regulations, specifications and standards set forth by the company and government agencies.
• May enter data into computerized databases to track homes passed, maintain serviceability information, or node splits.
• May obtain construction permits, utility permits and pole applications including make-ready, right-of-way, railroad, road bore and crossing permits. Create and file traffics plans for construction projects.

Qualifications

Minimum
•  HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience
•  1 or more year of experience in related field (utility aerial construction )
•  Requires working knowledge of basic Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•  Valid State Driver’s License with driving record that meets Cox standards

Preferred
•  Experience in aerial utility construction
•  Familiarity with California Public Utility Commission construction rules and regulations
•  Familiarity with state and federal safety regulations
•  O-Calc Pro Certificate
•  Class B License



About Cox Communications

 

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.



Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.

Primary Location: US-CA-San Diego-5159 Federal Blvd

Other Locations: 1922 Avenida Del Oro,US,CA,Oceanside,92056-5803

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: 2017-08-19
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