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Equipment Operator Telecommunications

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Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted:
Job ID: R15644
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

You are an eager candidate ready to learn or seasoned professional with experience on how to operate Heavy Equipment, with a proven ability to work alongside crew members in a high-pressure environment while maintaining project quality to help build telecommunications networks.

You’re a team player who ensures the well-being of others and lends a hand where needed.

This position provides opportunity for a diverse career path and longevity with an industry leading Telecommunications company.

Join Ledcor Technical Services in the Chicago market today!

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Safe and efficient operation of Mini excavators, trenchers, cable plows, etc.
  • Provide light maintenance and routine service to equipment.
  • Operates equipment, hand tools and lifts heavy items (up to 50 pounds)
  • Reads underground utility locates and ensures safe digging practices are always being adhered to
  • Maintains a healthy and safe work environment for the crew, the public, the customer, and Ledcor.
  • Works as a part of an overhead telecom line crew and assists with restoring job sites back to their original state.


  • 2 years' experience running construction equipment.
  • Valid CDL A license with a tanker endorsement is a plus.
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background check, pre-access drug and alcohol screenings.

Work Conditions:

  • Able to meet the physical requirements of the position which involves sitting, standing, digging, bending, climbing, lifting (up to 50 pounds), working at heights, in confined spaces and in all types of weather conditions (rain, snow, heat etc.)

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.  

Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page.

All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.   

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