Buried Drop Technician-FO in Concord, North Carolina at Windstream

Date Posted: 5/15/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Windstream Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

  • As Kinetic, Windstream offers bundled services, including premium broadband, security solutions, voice, and digital TV to consumers through an enhanced fiber network.
  • Windstream Enterprise is a leading managed services provider providing strategic communications and security products to mid-size businesses and enterprise clients.
  • Windstream Wholesale provides high-capacity, high-performance networking solutions and services to other telecom carriers, data centers, content providers and enterprises.

The Windstream team provides innovative software and network solutions to connect people and empower business in a world of infinite possibilities!

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Windstream is a leading telecommunications company that connects homeowners, small businesses, enterprise business and carrier partners across the United States.

As a Windstream technician working on the buried drop team, you will perform the physical installation of buried copper, fiber, and coaxial cable from the network hub to the customers’ residence.

Our team of Buried Drop Technicians care about technology and connecting customers to products they value.

What You’ll Do:

Perform the physical installation of buried copper, fiber & coaxial drop cable to connect Windstream’s network to the customers’ residence. Use your technical expertise and customer focus to create meaningful connections with customers. Interpret work drawings and instructions and complete necessary paperwork. Sell and promote Windstream products and services. Train new employees on daily job functions. Operate hand-held computer for retrieving and clearing job tasks. Operate machinery including trenching and boring equipment for burying cable. Do You Have?

The ability to walk ½ mile + while operating following a drop plow that places service cable. Ability to work the schedule including overtime, callouts, and standby as needed. Basic technology and math skills. Ability to distinguish colors present in color-coded cable. Ability to lift and carry up to 70 pounds. Ability to successfully complete required training, including overnight travel out-of-state. A valid driver’s license and safe driving record. Ability to pass pre-employment DOT physical.

Physical Tasks – Standing Continuously: 67-100% | Walking Continuously: 67 – 100% | Sitting Occasionally: 0-33%

Driving - Car: Occasionally: 0-33% | Van: Continuously: 67-100% | CMV: Occasionally: 0-33% | Climbing: Continuously: 67-100% | Bending: Continuously: 67-100% | Crouching: Continuously: 67-100%| Pushing-Pulling: Continuously: 67-100% |Carrying: Continuously: 67-100% | Reaching Above Head: Continuously: 67-100% | Lifting-Lowering >1-15 lbs: Continuously: 67-100% | >15-30 lbs: Continuously: 67-100% | >30+ lbs: Continuously: 67-100%

Repetitive Hand Action: >Medium Dexterity: Continuously: 67-100% | >Fine Manipulating: Continuously: 67-100% |Operate Foot Control: Occasionally: 0-33%

Audio Visual Needs - Hearing: Continuously: 67-100%| Near Vision: Continuously: 67-100%| Far Vision: Continuously: 67-100% |Peripheral Vision: Continuously: 67-100% | Depth Perception: Occasionally: 0-33% | Color Discrimination: 34 – 66%

Exposures to: Cold: Frequently: 34-66%, Heat: Frequently: 34-66%, Dampness: Occasionally: 0-33%, Heights: Occasionally: 0-33%, Vibration: Occasionally: 0-33%, Skin Irritants: Occasionally: 0-33%, Lung Irritants: Dust: Occasionally: 0-33%, Fumes/Gases: Occasionally: 0-33%

Equipment Used in Job Performance/Working Environment: Test Equipment, Ladders, Climbing Hooks, Hand and Power Tools, Van

Types of Driver’s License Required: Driver’s License

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Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan
  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance
  • https://windstreambenefits.com

Windstream CIB Statement:

Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. Windstream cultivates a workplace culture where innovation and belonging are the cornerstones of our success. We are dedicated to empowering every member of our team to contribute their unique talents and perspectives, fostering an environment where creativity and innovation flourish. Together, we strive to build a more welcoming and connected future, both within our organization and in the broader community we serve.

Our Employee Resource Groups:

  • WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group
  • WOW – Women Employee Resource Group
  • WINPRIDE – LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group
  • WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group
  • WARG – Ability Resource Group
  • LaFamilia –Hispanic Resource Group
  • AAPI - Asian American Pacific Islander Resource Group

Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.