The MasTec Companies

Skilled Laborer/Groundman

Job Locations US-MN-Shevlin
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/16/2022 10:50 AM)
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MasTec Communications Group gives you the opportunity to utilize your telecom construction expertise. MasTec Communications Group takes great pride in providing engineering, construction, design, and management solutions that meet the growing telecommunications needs throughout the United States. Join our fast-growing team of professionals and help us provide the highest level of quality service to our customers and communities while maintaining our commitment to safety. Join us in expanding technology for a better community. 


MasTec is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans, and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


Benefits at MasTec Communications Group, we want to be the best place you could ever work! Launching your career with MasTec gives you access to a variety of opportunities in a challenging, rewarding, and innovative global environment. We are committed to providing a work environment that fosters education, training, and certification on the latest technology and processes. Plus, we offer competitive compensation and full benefits. Benefits include:


- Health, dental, vision (after 30 days)

- Stock options and 401(k) with match (after 6 months)


Incentive programs where opportunities are discovered, and careers are made. MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.


Job Summary

Assists crew in daily task of excavation, trenching and installing Fiber Optic Cable. This is an entry-level position that will include training and testing within the first 90 days of employment. Daily tasks will include but not be limited to, digging trenches/holes with shovel, gathering, and storing tools, greasing equipment, maintaining a clean and safe work zone.


  • Clean and prepare the construction site for work, remove debris and possible hazards.
  • Assist the tradesmen to be able to complete their skilled task more effectively.
  • Identify utilities and monitor digging by dig crew to prevent utility hits.
  • Clean up and maintain equipment.
  • Restock trucks with supplies and ensure crews have the proper tools and supplies to complete the job.
  • Seed and straw.  Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.


  • General knowledge of construction practices.
  • Knowledge of traffic laws, ordinances, rules involved in equipment operation, hazards and applicable safety rules and precautions for heavy equipment operation.
  • Competent in the laws, regulations, and identification of underground utility locations.
  • Must be able to lift to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to do physically demanding tasks.
  • Able/willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Able to work extended hours and some weekends and holidays when required
  • Valid Class A CDL driver's license.
  • Prior Underground Utility experience.
  • Prior Fiber Placement experience.

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