Construction Combination Technician

This full-time position works out of Wiatel’s Lawton office and has an area of responsibility across Wiatel’s 750 square miles service area.  The position’s duties and responsibilities include:

  • The ability to self-start and work independently
  • Attention to detail and ability perform tasks as instructed
  • General care and maintenance of Wiatel’s fiber optic communications network
  • The construction and installation of new fiber optic cable
  • The oversight of contractors installing new fiber optic cable
  • The operation of equipment required to maintain and build a fiber communications network. This includes, but may not be limited to:
    • Skid loader
    • Vibratory plow
    • Mini excavator
    • Trucks and trailers used to transport equipment and materials (No CDL required)
  • Locating buried facilities
  • Performing customer service installations and troubleshooting of broadband, television and telephone services
  • The daily use of a PC and proficiency to update inventory, work order and time keeping records
  • Performing mapping system updates and revisions to accurately reflect the state of Wiatel’s fiber optic network

Knowledge of these skills is preferred, but a candidate’s ability to learn and be part of a team are even more important.  The ability to work around technology and facilities that are uptime critical and to prioritize multiple tasks is also an essential part of the job.

This full-time position’s work hours are 8:00-4:30 Monday through Friday with on-call responsibilities every 7 weeks.  Availability to work after hours in response to emergencies or service outages is part of the job but is seldom required.  Position includes health insurance, 401k, and vacation.  A driver’s license with a favorable driving record is also required.  CDL is not required.

Applicants should send resume to no later than 4:30PM Wednesday, June 19.