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USIC Pole Set Apprentice in Portland, Maine

Job Description:

$1,500 Sign On Bonus!(1st half paid out on 90 day anniversary, 2nd half out on 1 year anniversary)

Is it time to elevate your career with a company dedicated to being the best in the industry; who values integrity, dedication, and hard work? If so, On Target wants you to join their ranks! We offer competitive pay, a generous benefits package and opportunities for advancement.

At On Target, we are a fast-growing company that provides a variety of utility services such as power line, telecommunications, metering and smart grid services throughout the Northeast. Relocation assistance is available.

This position is responsible for assisting the Pole Set Operator with utility pole installation and removal projects.

Starting pay for this position is $22.00-$24.50/hr. DOE.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Safely perform ground crew tasks in accordance with all construction safety and maintenance codes/standards/guidelines. Tasks include, but not limited to:

  • assisting in the use of heavy construction vehicles/equipment to install/remove utility poles roadside, off road, and/or in other hard to access areas,

  • working around energized lines and equipment.

  • Reads, interprets, and works from sketches, diagrams, and work plans.

  • Work with internal and external team in a professional, courteous manner to meet all project requirements, inventory/equipment needs, and schedules including any required documentation.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet customer demands/schedule, including overtime and emergency duty as requested (nights, weekends, holidays).

  • Travel extensively including overnight.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

What We Need From You (Our Requirements):

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be enrolled in an FMCSA ELDT Program with the ability to obtain a Class A CDL within 9 months of hire; Class A CDL is strongly preferred.

  • High school graduate or equivalent; technical education preferred.

  • Previous experience within the general/site-work construction industry, including operating construction equipment and practical rigging knowledge for hoisting and pulling applications is preferred.

  • Must have a basic working knowledge/understanding of relevant utility design, construction, and maintenance including related equipment, safety requirements, standard operating procedures, and federal/state/local laws.

  • Ability to successfully obtain and/or maintain required licenses, certifications, and documents.

  • Must have courteous interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, and a strong work ethic; self-motivated.

  • Must have strong organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a DOT Medical Examiner’s Card (DOT Card).

  • Ability to lift 100 lbs. on an occasional basis and up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis.

  • Ability to work outside in all types of weather conditions including standing, walking, and working on uneven ground for the full workday.

  • Ability to operate/drive all trade-related equipment/vehicles for several hours every day.

  • Must have the ability to see/distinguish colors and to hear clearly.

W h y You ' ll Love Wo rk i n g for Us ( O u r B e n e fi t s ) :

  • 100% p aid t r ai n i n g – We ' r e in v e sted in you, s t a rting on your f irst day.

  • Co mp a n y l a p top, p h o ne , a n d e qu i p m e n t – Adv a n ce d t e c hnology you c a n c ount on.

  • Daily p ay – A cce ss your p a y wh e n you n e e d it mos t . I nstantly tr a ns f e r yo u r e a rnings to your b a nk s a me d a y.

  • Co mp re h e n sive i n s u r a nc e o p tions – A v a ri e ty of e x ce l l e nt insur a n c e c h oic e s including medi ca l, dent a l, v i sion, a nd l i f e .

  • 401(k) w ith c o mp a n y m at c h – W e will h e lp you s a ve for the long t e rm w i th our c ompeti t ive 401 ( k) e mp l oy e r m a tch p r o g r a m.

  • PTO a n d p aid h ol id ays – Even in your first year, s o you ca n sp e nd t i me w i th your lov e d on e s.

  • T e nu r e Boots Pr og r am – P rovid e s a $200 vou c h e r to buy a n e w p a ir of w ork b oots on your fi r st anniv e r s a ry a n d e v e ry ye a r a ft e r.

  • T ec h Heal t h D e sk – D e dic a ted re p r e s e n t a t i v e s to g e t you wh a t you ne e d wh e n you n ee d i t .

  • E m p loyee d iscou n ts & p er k s – Outs t a nding d i s c ounts a t m a jor re taile r s and service providers.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

On Target Utility Services, headquartered in Gardiner, Maine, provides telecommunications and power line services to utility, telecommunication, cable and private customers throughout the Northeast.