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Musco Lighting MCG Telecommunications Construction Technician in Grinnell, Iowa


Mahaska Communications Group (MCG) is currently seeking Telecommunications Construction Technicians. The individuals selected for these positions will play a key role in helping bring our services to Grinnell and beyond by operating various pieces of excavation and fiber installation equipment.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary & annual profit sharing

  • Matching 401K plan

  • Generous vacation and personal time packages

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance.

  • Fully paid continuing education program.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promoting safety consciousness and adherence to OSHA, Utility, Federal, State, and Local safety requirements during placement of the underground network.

  • Prepare job site and excavation equipment so that the underground network can be installed safely and efficiently.

  • Flag proposed routes and call-in locates.

  • Create the best boring path based on utility locates and pothole all necessary utilities to ensure boring can be performed safely and efficiently.

  • Dig in, backfill, and perform cleanup for all structures based on design documentation.

  • Perform fiber installation for the underground network.

  • Providing accurate as-built information to be entered into the GIS system.

  • Required to perform QC & QA on all work performed and equipment.

  • Participate in repairs in the event of an emergency

  • Other misc. duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • High school degree or GED

  • Valid Iowa CDL Drivers License – driving to and from worksite required.

  • Experience with using hand tools and construction equipment preferred.

  • One year of relevant experience preferred.

Job Specifications:

  • Ability to operate and maintain heavy equipment related to but not limited to directional drill, vacuum excavators, mini excavators, skid loaders, trenchers, cable plows, bucket trucks, aerial lifts, etc.

  • Ability to do some maintenance of excavation and fiber equipment.

  • Strong oral, written, and organizational skills.

  • Must be able to follow and understand established standards.

  • Self-motivated – need to work well unsupervised.