Ritter Communications has been at the forefront of the local communications industry for more than a century. We began providing telephone service in Northeast Arkansas in 1906.
Since then, Ritter has been delivering a broad and competitive range of communications services to businesses and residents in Northeast and North Central Arkansas and West Tennessee. By providing our Business Services customers with the most innovative and integrated technology and services, we're dedicated to reducing their costs and maximizing their profits with customized connectivity solutions. Our Residential Services customers enjoy lightning fast Internet speeds, cable TV and HDTV and reliable local and long distance phone service.
Our services are delivered and supported by a dependable team of local industry experts. At Ritter Communications, Right by You is more than just a tagline it's our way of doing business. As a locally-owned and managed provider of communications services, Ritter offers personal service and we are committed to something more than merely making a profit.
We believe in the power of doing what's rightright by our customers, right by our communities, right by our employees and Right by You. Responsible for performing duties related to the installation, operation, repair and maintenance of outside plant. Working individually or as a team, places both underground and aerial cable using various telecommunications construction equipment.
May install network interface devices at customer premises for fiber, telephony, and coaxial cable including building wiring as needed. Restores all disturbed surfaces caused by construction. Performs assigned duties related to cable and conduit placement; must be able to obtain a Class A CDL , use tools and work equipment properly; ensures all tools and equipment are in good working order, maintained, and stored.
Essential Job Functions: Installation of aerial or buried service drops for new Business Services Customers, including network interface devices, and wiring as needed. Bury telephone and cable lines for Residential Services Customers using various construction equipment.
May be required to bury drops by hand in certain circumstances and bore under sidewalks and drive ways. Receives routine orders on projects to be completed. Works to maintain project specifications as directed.
Places direct buried cable using digging, trenching and boring equipment. Installs protectors and demarcation devices at customer premises. Restores all disturbed surfaces caused by construction.
Grounds and marks all new pedestals when installed. Assists Buried and Aerial Construction Crews on larger construction projects as assigned. Operates automotive equipment and must be able to pass the Class A C.D.L driver's test.
Maintains vehicle, keeping it clean and in proper working order. Uses tools and work equipment and ensures all tools and equipment are in good working order, maintained, and stored properly. Reports defective tools and equipment for repair.
Uses protective equipment and safety practices. Participates in all safety training meetings.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of telecommunications construction practices and principles.
Ability to operate various construction equipment such as trencher, plow, boring rig, etc. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in problem solving and resolution.
Ability to communicate with co-workers and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner. Ability to pay close attention to detail. Ability to work independently and make sound technical decisions using information at hand.
Ability to effectively function as a team player. Education and Experience: High School diploma or equivalent is required.
Previous telecommunications or outside construction experience required. Ritter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We strive to maintain a drug-free workplace.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, cancer, accident and life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, pension plan, flexible spending accounts, free gym membership, company discounts, tuition reimbursement, paid training, paid leave, and much more! Ritter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workforce.
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