Telecommunications Operator - Houston, TX

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Jan 08, 2021

Job Description

Requisition Number: 101486  
Company Name: DRG Inc 
Service Line: 1UAM - DRG Utility Asset Management 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 75% 


Job Title: Telecommunication Operator

Asset Management is a division of Davey Resource Group (DRG) and we have been employee owned since 1979. We specialize in managing the assets and outside plant construction of utility companies throughout the U.S. by providing solutions, focused around the electrical and telecommunication industries. We believe in smart growth that continues to provide career advancement opportunities in a booming industry and we encourage you to join our dynamic group as a Telecommunication Operator.

Job Summary

Telecommunication Operator will be responsible for performing skilled equipment tasks in accordance with standard industry practices within the construction, maintenance, and operation of underground and overhead telecommunications. This position will be responsible to use various specialized construction equipment in an outside fast paced work environment.



  • Drive and operate derrick digger truck, coupled with a 30’ pole trailer.
  • Maintain clean valid CDL driver’s license
  • Work with maintenance crew or assist as laborer when not operating equipment.
  • Train others on proper operation of equipment.
  • Operate communications device in accordance with company policies.
  • Operate company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner: Clean, maintain, stock, and secure assigned vehicle and equipment, in accordance with company policies.
  • Utilize and become proficient with tasks, tools, test equipment and information that will enhance business results.
  • Adhere to industry specific, local, state and federal regulations, as applicable.
  • Completes paperwork, time sheets, test results, vehicle inspection, and logs.
  • Train others on proper operation of equipment.
  • Visually assess digging areas to ensure that areas have been staked/located prior to digging.
  • Must always comply with proper safety standards/procedures and work practices according to DRG policy or the customer special request.
  • Report all personal & vehicle accidents/incidents immediately to supervisors, cooperate and assist in the investigations.
  • Assists with job site setup and clean-up as necessary.
  • Operates construction equipment safely in a variety of urban and rural areas.
  • Performs site restoration work.
  • Safely load equipment, secure load, transport and unload construction equipment.


Additional Information:

The ideal candidate would be comfortable with traveling from location to location within utility clients service territory. Candidates must be comfortable working full time with a minimum of 40 - 45 hours per week. Compensation based on experience and travel flexibility. DRG offers excellent benefits. DRG is Employee Owned. We challenge you to take ownership of your future.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit


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