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Equipment Operator 

Position Operator I (T)  
Category Telecom  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Santa Fe  
Req Number TEL-22-00096  
About the Organization  

Job Description:

This is a critical support position for a busy utility construction company operating throughout New Mexico. As an Operator I, daily work will involve placement of fiber optic and copper or power cables, conduits, enclosures, vaults, cabinets, poles and related equipment. Most of the work is underground/excavation projects.


  • Competent in operating backhoes and mini excavators
  • Competent in operating tampers, compactors and demo saws
  • Perform heavy manual labor for extended periods, often under adverse climatic conditions
  • Analyze job locations for utility line, permitting, and traffic control in order to complete construction activities without quality defects, safety incidents or any type of property damage
  • Complete daily inspections and reporting of maintenance issues on vehicles, trailers and equipment
  • Operate all vehicles, equipment and tools while adhering to company safety standards
  • Works efficiently to achieve a high level of productivity daily
  • Understand and follow specific oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work well independently and as a part of a team
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to learn additional skills
Position Requirements

Job Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of equipment operation experience including Backhoes, Vermeer’s, etc.
  • 3-5 years of experience in the construction, underground or telecom industry
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, twist, kneel, grasp, push, pull and reach on a frequent basis throughout the day. Must be able to lift-up to 40 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Time management skills
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Required to travel out of town to work on projects of varying length approximately 10% of the time
  • CDL Class A license with tanker endorsement preferred
  • Valid DOT Medical Card required
Open Date 9/15/2022  
Close Date 10/31/2022  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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