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Cable Installer

Job Title
Cable Installer
Job ID
Columbus,  OH
Other Location
Job Title:                        Cable Installer
Business Unit:                 Gudenkauf, a Congruex Company
Department:                    Systems
Reports To:                      Systems Operations Manager
Employment Status:         Full-time, non-exempt (hourly)
Primary Location:            Columbus, OH

We will determine salary based on skills and experience in the function of the role, as well as equity to any other employees in the same or similar role.

Company Profile:
Networks Built Better.
Congruex is a multi-national organization that specializes in broadband network construction and engineering.  We support some of the largest service providers in the United States with a footprint that extends across the nation.  Our turn-key design and build solutions allow our customers to deliver more data, more bandwidth, and ultimately support more devices for their end-users.
Our diverse self-perform capabilities allow us to deliver high-quality telecommunications and utility solutions with efficiency as one combined end-to-end business.

Congruex is a growing collection of subsidiary operating units.  Our unified vision is to be the nation’s largest end-to-end provider of network design, engineering, construction, and maintenance for broadband operators.  We are One Congruex.

Our Mission & Values
It is our mission to satisfy our customers by providing the expertise, technology, and resources necessary to build better networks.

Congruex is committed to the overall health, wellness, and safety of our people.  We support diversity, inclusion, and the right to live freely with mutual respect.

These values are ingrained in our core values of GRIT.

At Congruex, GRIT is an acronym for guts, reliability, improvement, and teamwork – having the GUTS to do the right thing, being RELIABLE to deliver what we promise, IMPROVING ourselves every day, and embracing TEAMWORK together as One Congruex.

Gudenkauf, a Congruex Company
Gudenkauf is a diversified telecommunications, utility, and systems integration solution provider with the personnel, equipment, expertise, and experience to deliver even in the toughest and most complicated conditions. We offer a variety of services from outside plant construction, fiber optic splicing, and testing, utility locating, intelligent transportation systems, gas line cathodic protection, and emergency restoration services. We have grown to service the states of Ohio, and West Virginia, along with expanding into Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

Job Summary:
Cable installer
This is an entry-level position, consisting of building pathways and installing cables (copper and fiber optic cabling) in all types of environments. From commercial office buildings, manufacturing, and industrial facilities to campus environments. This position will primarily work within central Ohio, but some travel and overnight stays are required.  

Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • Follow directions from Technician/Lead Technician on the job site
  • Build cable pathways consisting of J-hooks, conduit, and cable tray following the direction of Technician/Lead Technician
  •  Install copper and fiber optic cable with direction from Lead Technician/Lead Technician
  • Learn termination and testing methods for copper and fiber
  • Climb ladders and operate aerial platforms as needed to complete daily construction assignments
  • Other responsibilities, as assigned

Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Must be able to lift, push and pull at least 50 lbs. regularly and 100 lbs., as needed, with or without assistance
    • Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs, moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, handling materials, and working at heights up to 60 feet comfortably
  • Ability to distinguish colors
  • Must have safety-toed boots (to be paid by the employee)
  • Be able to work exposed to inclement weather (cold, snow, rain, heat, etc.)
  • Travel required
  • The work schedule is Monday through Friday, but there are times when nights and weekends will be required
    • Must be able to work long hours (overtime), weekends and holidays as needed
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and maintain a professional working attitude with co-workers, manager, customers, etc
  • Must adhere to safety practices and procedures at all times
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test, and background screen including an acceptable motor vehicle report
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Good communication skills with the ability to interact with the crew, leadership, and customers
  • Teamwork orientation and ability to function effectively as an integral part of a team and as a team leader
  • Candidate to supply basic hand tools, PPE, and specialty tools will be supplied by the company
  • We are looking for several career-minded individuals and will train selected candidates
  • Good understanding of how to use basic hand tools and power tools

Desired Skills & Qualifications:
  • Maintain a current DOT medical card and medical examination report; will help the selected candidate obtain
  • Maintain OSHA 10 Certification; will help the selected candidate obtain
  • Maintain OSHA 30 Certification; will help the selected candidate obtain

Cable Installer- an entry-level position no experience required, although you must be able to meet the following criteria: the ability to be on time, a good work ethic, put forth the effort, a positive attitude, a passion for learning new skills, coachable, strive to go above and beyond, and always being prepared.
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

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