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Backhoe Equipment Operator - OR/NV

East Oregon, Northern Nevada · $25-$30
TekCom Resources is seeking a Backhoe Equipment Operator for a full-time, permanent-hire role with our telecom construction client covering East Oregon and Northern Nevada!

As a Backhoe Equipment Operator, you will operate heavy equipment necessary for underground fiber and copper installations - i.e. plowing, installing ducts, pulling fiber/copper, and burying drops. You will also use tools and equipment needed for cable placement. This work is focused mostly on the Oregon and Idaho border as well as some work in Northern Nevada. Overnight and traveling required for some locations.

  • Operate heavy equipment to plow, place duct, pull cable, and directly bury main-line and drops.
  • Locate & verify all telecommunication utilities before construction.
  • Performing routine quality checks and maintenance of work site and equipment.
  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot problems.
  • Operate company vehicles daily to deliver heavy equipment materials and various tools.
  • Provide daily reporting on project updates in internal tracking databases.
  • Communicate with Lead and Field Manager.
Our client would like to see this experience in your background:
  • At least 1-2 years of operating equipment, including, but not limited to a trencher, backhoe, excavators, directional drills.
  • CDL License and Clean MVR REQUIRED
  • Adhere to strict safety standards while ensuring the highest quality of work is completed efficiently and timely.
  • Ability to travel and work outside in all types of weather.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
Key Terms:
Fiber optics, coax, fiber, copper, underground, driller, equipment operator, directional drilling, CDL, horizonal bore rig, plow, telecom construction, utilities, underground construction, underground installation, #tekcomjobs.
*** Candidates must have current eligibility to work compliantly in the USA, unfortunately no visa sponsorships, transfers, OPT's or C2C can be considered at this time for this opportunity. ***

Employees (and their families) have a choice of plans to purchase and enroll, including medical/vision, minimum essential coverage and/or dental.  Employees can enroll in our company’s 401k plan after meeting the enrollment criteria.

What We Do:
TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in providing telecommunications and network infrastructure contractors, employees and project services to businesses.
Our specialization includes telecom network & infrastructure staffing deployments including planning, analysis, design, implementation, operations and maintenance.

Technologies We support:
Wireless: 4G, 5G, LTE, iDAS/oDAS, Small Cell, VoLTE, IOT, Microwave, NOC, BTS (Base stations)
Wireline: Broadband, Fiber, Outside Plant (OSP), CATV, switching (MSC, CO), transport and provisioning

About Us:
Formed by industry veterans in 2005, TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in telecommunications and network infrastructure contracting and recruiting.

TekCom Resources, Inc. has extensive experience supporting clients in building successful teams for high-profile projects with tight timelines and budgets. Our vast network of industry contacts allows us to find the best talent. Along with our recruiting experience, our staff takes a hands-on approach in assisting hiring managers to achieve their goals and objectives.

As technical staffing experts, we are passionate and driven to provide top-notch talent to help our clients achieve their goals. We are also committed to assisting job seekers in finding the job and career path they have always wanted.

TekCom Resources, Inc. is a WBENC Certified Women’s Business Enterprise.

TekCom Resources, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. In keeping with this commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact: USAllRecruiters@TekComResources.com. We are compliant with the Fair Chance Ordinance as applicable and will consider all qualified applications for employment


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