Construction Crewperson- Missoula

  • Blackfoot
  • Missoula, MT, USA
  • Feb 01, 2021
Full time Construction Operations

Job Description

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fuel and maintain vehicles and work equipment.
  • Assist the crew leaders in the construction and maintenance of outside plant facilities.
  • Perform buried cable locations.
  • Perform station-grounding maintenance.
  • Splice buried cable facilities.
  • Operate vehicles and work equipment as assigned.

Additional Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required to fulfill job functions or as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of:
    • Company policies, procedures, products, and services.
    • General telephony plant and construction process and practices.
    • Test equipment, switches, electronic equipment, and all types of cable.
    • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Skill to:
    • Operate various office equipment such as a computer, copy machine, fax machine, and multi-line telephone.
    • Operate various vehicles and construction equipment.
  • Ability to:
    • Work independently or in a team.
    • Think analytically and be a problem solver.
    • Communicate effectively, both in writing and in speaking, with customers, co-workers, and various business contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
    • Work completely and accurately under time constraints and deadlines.
    • Obtain and maintain a valid Montana Commercial Driver’s (CDL) license, Type I, Class A, with airbrake endorsement., as well as have a good driving record and be insured under the Company insurance policy.
    • Read cable records, staking sheets, specifications, and circuit diagrams.
    • Provide excellent customer service.
    • Work in a safe and effective manner.

Education and Experience: 
Any combination equivalent to the following education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would qualify. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

High School diploma or equivalent; 1 to 2 years of general construction experience with preference in the telecommunication industry.

Physical and Other Requirements:
This position may require 8 to 10 hour days, flexible hours, and some weekends.

Physical Requirements



50- 74%


Seeing:  Must be able to read reports and use a computer.  Must be able to read and interpret test equipment. 





Hearing:  Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with employees and business contacts.










Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling:  Must (required) be able to erect and work from ladders; may be required to climb and work on poles.






Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.










Driving:   Occasionally may drive up to 75% of a workday.





Working Conditions:
This factor measures the surroundings or physical conditions under which a job must be done and the extent to which those conditions make the job disagreeable.  Consider the presence and relative amount of exposure to dust, dirt, heat, fumes, contaminants, cold, noise, vibration, wetness, etc. 

Somewhat disagreeable working conditions due to the continuous exposure to one or more of the elements listed above.  Exposed to one element continuously or several elements occasionally but usually not at the same time. 

Travel Required
YesFrequent travel to jobsites with overnight stays.


Loyal Shows firm and constant support to a cause
Team Player:  Works well as a member of a group


Ability to Make an Impact:  Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
Goal Completion:  Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks


1-2 years: Heavy Equipment
1-2 years: General Construction