• Fiber Locator

    ALLO Communications
    Job Description

    At ALLO, we believe people are our biggest asset. Our team brings the ALLO mission to life because as local members of each community, we live, work, play, and volunteer right here with you. We're passionate about being involved and contributing to the success and progress of each of our fiberhoods.

     

    We pursue these passions because ALLO leaders have created a workplace where folks are valued, ideas are heard, and work-life balance is an everyday practice.

     

    As a Fiber Locator, your primary responsibility will be to correctly, safely, and efficiently locate underground fiber optic cable. This will require that you manage your own daily route and schedule within certain parameters, and that you are committed to the high quality and accuracy of your work to ensure that customers and contractors can operate in complete safety and with full knowledge of the location of any underground fiber optics they may encounter.


    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Searching for underground fiber optics and accurately marking the location.

    • Completing all necessary paperwork

    • Maintaining daily contact with utility managers, crews, homeowners, and contractors discussing locate issues.

    • Receiving daily locates via computer/device.

    • Prioritize your daily work by going through all locate requests to determine to route.

    • Reading and understanding provided maps to assist in the identification of underground fiber optics.

    • Ensuring that customers and contractors suffer no damages or injuries due to mislocated fiber optics.

    • Respond to emergency calls in a timely manner, and work periodic weekend or evening on-call rotation. 

    • Work closely with GIS/CAD personnel to ensure that up to date fiber maps are accurate for system and contract personnel.

    • Provide a safe work environment by being knowledgeable of and enforcing all state, local, federal safety regulations and company safety policies.

    • Operate and monitor company-owned vehicles by inspecting conditions daily and maintaining a valid driver’s license.

     

     

     

    EDUCATION: 

    • High school diploma or equivalent.

     


    SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:

    • Knowledge of underground utility construction and your assigned geographic region.

    • Basic knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word and GIS/CAD.

    • Skills to effectively communicate with internal and external customers, contractors and company employees.

    • Ability to walk up to 5 miles a day in all weather conditions.

    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and to bend/stoop/kneel/crawl

    • Flexibility and temperament to adapt to sudden challenges and changing work conditions

    • Willingness to change schedule at short notice to respond to emergency calls.

    • Availability for weekend on-call duty, as required

    • Ability to pass pre-employment background check and drug screen

    • Strong organizational and problem solving skills.

    • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

    • Ability to operate a company vehicle and maintain a valid driver’s license.

     

    People are our passion.  At ALLO, we don’t treat you like a number. You’re a human being.  

    Get ready to plug into the perks at ALLO:  

    • Free ALLO Service:  We’ll pick up the tab on your ALLO fiber internet, TV, and phone bill. Seriously!
    • Retirement Plan:  The fiber future isn’t the only one we care about. We match your 401(k) savings up to 5%.
    • Health and Wellness: Participate in quarterly wellness challenges, and we’ll deposit extra cash into your checking or health savings accounts.
    • Benefits:  Our benefits include medical, vision, and dental with low employee costs.  Not to mention a generous ETO policy. Plus, if you’ve got student loan debt, we’ve got a repayment assistance program you’ll want to get in on.
    • Sponsorships:  Are you passionate about a local fundraiser or philanthropy? We strive to give back to what matters most to our communities.
    • Tuition Assistance:  Have a thirst for knowledge? We like that, which is why we’re proud to offer assistance with the cost of your tuition.

     

    ALLO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing opportunities to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. ALLO believes that diversity and inclusion within our team is critical to our success as a company. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.

     

    Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply may contact Recruiting at [email protected].

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