North Sky Communications is currently hiring experienced Laborers to work out of the Bellingham area.
North Sky Communications, LLC is a full service telecommunications contractor, specializing in building, maintaining and managing some of the largest upgrades, rebuilds and new builds along the West Coast. North Sky offers a wide range of services including aerial and underground construction, structured wiring, fiber splicing, cable mining, and engineering for the fiber to the home market.
Laborer duties will focus mainly on cable placement utilizing equipment specific to that task (trenchers, plows, and directional drills) and general construction as directed by
Foreman/Supervisor. Valid Drivers License required, CDL a plus.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (include but are not limited to):
Laborers perform general construction work under direction of Foreman/Supervisor
Basic knowledge of cable locating is helpful
Ability to operate various types of trucks and equipment
Drive and/or operate diesel or gasoline powered equipment to/from/on jobsite
Maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all regulations and policies
Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc. in the accomplishments of North Skys goals
Essential Physical Requirements include:
Hand dig with shovel, sharpshooter, etc.
Climb into and out of equipment (trucks, cars, backhoes, trenchers, etc.)
Operate or work around heavy equipment and machinery
Repetitive motion with hand, wrist, feet, head, and shoulder
Work in congested or remote areas
Work while standing or sitting for several hours at a time
Must be able to work in small/sometimes confined areas
Must be able to work in variable heights/depths
Must be able to lift/carry up to 50+ pounds
Reach, bend and stoop while performing work
Maintain visual and audible contact with other crewman and all moving or stationary
persons/vehicles/objects to ensure safe coordination of movement
Work while wearing safety boots, safety glasses and hardhat
Work in extreme weather conditions depending on geographical location (below freezing to over 100 degrees and in very windy conditions)
Hours/Schedules are determined based on Region and Customer Needs and in compliance with any regulations; on average : must be able to perform the above for at least 8 hours per day 5 days per week. Weekend work/Overtime is dependent on Work Load.
Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Plans
Flexible Spending Accounts
Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching
Stock Purchase Plan
Short and Long Term Disability
Supplemental Life and AD and D Insurance
Paid Holidays and Vacation (PTO)
If you are interested in learning more about our organization, our website
Our Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Companys policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Companys policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.
When you apply for this job, you will be asked to answer questions regarding your criminal background. Answering Yes to the criminal background questions will not automatically bar you from employment. A criminal background check will be conducted following any conditional offer of employment. Only those crimes which are substantially re