Job Title: Engineering Technician Operating Unit: HHS Construction, LLC., a Congruex Company Department: Engineering Reports To: Supervisor Employment Status:Full-time, hourly Primary Location: Portland, OR Compensation: $18-$24 We will determine salary based on skills and experience in relation to the function of the role, as well as equity to any other employees in the same or similar role.
Congruex was formed in 2017 to take advantage of historic demand for digital connectivity. The digital networks we design and build for our clients enable everything in the modern world to operate, from healthcare and energy to transportation and social interactions.
Few companies in our industry can operate at scale and self-perform services like our multinational team. Our clients choose Congruex to deliver turn-key digital networks under a single platform. Our unified vision is to become the best end-to-end provider of network design and build services in the U.S.
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Why Work At Congruex
Opportunities We offer opportunities at all levels across the nation – from students to industry veterans – in areas of engineering, construction, and professional services. Wellbeing We value the wellbeing of our people and offer competitive compensation, health benefits, wellness resources, 401(k) retirement planning, and employee recognition and leadership development programs. Options may vary by geographic location.
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Guts - having the guts to do the right thing
Reliability - being reliable to deliver what we promise
Innovation - innovating every day
Teamwork - embracing teamwork together as One Congruex
Safety: We are committed to 24/7 safety practices on our jobsites, within our offices, and all the places our team exists in between.
Inclusion: Congruex embraces our team’s diversity and promotes an inclusive workplace for all.
Family: We are a family-oriented company committed to the long-term health and development of our people.
HHS Construction, LLC, a Congruex Company Founded in 2003, HHS Construction is a leading provider of infrastructure services to major telecommunications and cable providers, primarily in Southern California and adjacent geographies. HHS Construction’s core capabilities include aerial, underground, and substructure self-perform construction; ISP services; wireless services including Small Cell/CRAN installation, utility coordination, turn-key RF testing and maintenance; telecom engineering; placement and splicing of copper, coaxial, and fiber optic cables; and pole maintenance. HHS Construction is headquartered in Ontario, California.
Job Summary: HHS Construction is a telecommunications contractor in need of Engineering Technicians. Candidate must be able to travel from job site to job site to measure cable heights of attachment on utility poles, identify and measure existing utility markings, and take/label photos of all existing field conditions. This information will be used by our engineers to create plans for new telecommunication construction. Ideal candidates will have experience in the construction industry. Basic knowledge of GO95 requirements would be helpful as well but we can provide training.
Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
Collect relevant Pole Information and accurately document existing measurements and placement.
Determine ideal locations for new above ground facilities and equipment.
Conduct Underground/Buried Cable layout surveys.
Develop accurate fiber/optical network construction surveys.
Conduct new substructure site surveys and site walks.
Determine existing and new locations for fiber optic cables.
Inspect the work of construction contractors.
Accurately depict new construction route opportunities.
Assure that personal vehicle is maintained to company safety standards.
Take pictures of job sites, pole conditions and other relevant structures or landmarks.
Make hand drawn sketches of recommended engineering design while in the field or facility.
Upload clear images files, hand notes, and sketches and edit for quality and cohesiveness.
Valid driver’s license and ability to accommodate travel in personal vehicle.
Computer and printer with scanning capabilities.
Ability to upload/download and edit documents in Project Management software.
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Acrobat. Working knowledge of Google Earth/Maps. Ability to quickly learn new systems and databases.
Highly organized, self-starter, and detail oriented.
Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills.
Superior time management.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to be flexible, take direction with ease, including changes to schedule and workflow priorities.
Critical thinking skills; make assessments and provide solutions to problems.
Ability to maintain professional tact in a fast-paced work environment
Ability to follow direction in maintaining all Field Safety standards.
Superior customer service.
GRIT (guts, reliability, innovation, and teamwork).
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
Experience in either the engineering, construction, architecture, or telecommunications industries is a plus.
Knowledge and experience with telecommunications engineering standards.
Minimum of 6 months of experience in wireless telecom.
Capable of identifying issues in the field that would have a potential to impact network design.
Able to collect necessary data from the field for determining a design including all necessary OSP features.
Fiber networking and cable routing.
GO 95, GO 128 and NESC requirements.
Experience with interpreting cable or substructure designs.
Knowledge and experience with telecommunications construction techniques
Able to identify and suggest all types of construction methods within ROW, identify assumed public ROW, visually identify existing utilities.
Fiber construction operations/management/provisioning experience.
Basic Knowledge of Make-Ready Construction
Able to identify potential cable moves and, guying and anchoring requirements to make room for new cable attachments.
Able to effectively account for all information that is required to attach to a pole and complete all necessary measurements and photos.
Experience in estimating existing utility locations.
Required at times for training purposes.
Daily travel to job site(s) in personal vehicle required – mileage reimbursement.
Willingness to travel out of state, as needed.
Physical and Environmental Elements:
Ability to stand, stoop, squat and bend for extended periods of time.
Ability to walk for extended periods of time and/or long distances.
OK with confined spaces.
Tolerant to extreme elements (heat, sun, wind, rain, snow, etc.).
Ability to see at close range (20 inches or less), at a distance (clear vision at 20 feet or more), ability to identify and distinguish colors, ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships, and ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.
Ability to sit and drive for extended periods of time.
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.