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Vector Force Development Utility Pole Crewmember in Birmingham, Alabama

Utility Pole Crewmember Birmingham, AL 35203

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Vector Talents Solutions culture is rooted in the core values of Integrity, Service, Quality, and Partnership. Our brand is dedicated to empowering individuals and corporations alike to express their unique identity and embrace the extraordinary. VTS is a leader in the construction support services industry, involved in utility construction, public works inspection, traffic management, vacuum technology, and workforce solutions across the country.

This Position:

We are looking to hire and train Utility Pole Inspection Crew Laborers, who are responsible for the day-to-day labor of the inspection of in-use utility poles. Our Laborers/Crew Members perform steel tower foundations and legs work. You will be responsible for digging post legs on steel transmission structures (4 per structure), safe, timely and quality installation of mechanical and welded structural steel assemblies, concrete repair of tower foundations, hand excavation, cleaning, inspection and coating of steel tower and steel pole structural members.

Class A CDL endorsement extremely helpful. This is groundwork. No tower climbing required. The position will require regional travel with extended time away from home. Lodging is covered by the employer. Work is outdoors in inclement work conditions.


  • Up to $23.00 per hour (based on experience)

  • Opportunity for Weekly Bonuses (based on meeting qualifications)

Position Responsibilities:

  • Safe, timely, and quality installation of mechanical and welded structural steel assemblies.

  • Execute inspections and take field materials tests and measurements per the direction of field area supervisors.

  • Dig, shovel, trench earth, and able load trailers and tow equipment.

  • Place anodes in the ground and trenching for the lead wire from the anode.

  • Paint post legs in 1 to 2 sections to identify lines.

  • Attach lugs to the tower to secure lead wire from the anodes to the tower itself.

For experienced Operators:

  • Dig/drill 5-to-6-foot holes averaging 4 to 15 holes total per tower using a Kubota 65/skid steer to drop anodes in the ground.

  • Currently have or can obtain a DOT physical and drive a DOT regulated vehicle.

  • Responsible for the truck, trailer, and skid steer

  • All General Labor workers perform crew member/laborer tasks during the work shift.

Essential Functions:

  • Use hand tools appropriately, such as hammer and drills

  • Dig, shovel, trench earth

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Have basic computer skills

  • Work safely at all times

  • Must possess basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 1 years of work experience in construction, landscaping, concrete, or other outside work preferred.

  • You must have a clean valid driver’s license

  • You must be willing and able to travel extensively (100%) for the job. You will typically be home every weekend and work 4 days per week, 10 hours per day.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Class A CDL a plus

  • At least 1 year of supervisory or lead experience

  • Experience working with heavy equipment, fiber optics, or irrigation systems

  • Concrete construction and repair experience

  • Construction equipment operating experience

  • Be over 21 to obtain a DOT physical and drive a DOT regulated vehicle.

Why Join the Team?

  • TOP INDUSTRY PAY, regular wage increases, and overtime opportunities

  • Starting pay up to $23.00 per hour, based on experience.

  • 13 days paid time off, plus 7 paid holidays each year

  • Weekly pay periods

  • Medical/Dental/Eye plans with a less than 60 day waiting period for full-time employees

  • 401(k) with employer match

Physical Demands:

  • Walk up to 5 miles of terrain daily

  • Regularly lift 100 pounds, multiple times per day

  • Work in back yards of dense urban areas to heavily vegetated rural areas

  • Work in all types of weather conditions

This position is subject to the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) drug & alcohol testing regulations as outlined in 49 CFR Part 382 and/or 49 CFR Part 199.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Vector Talent Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in our workplace.

Reasonable Accommodation: At Vector Talent Solutions, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that all applicants have the opportunity to apply. If you require reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $23.00 per hour

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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