Foreman - Underground and Aerial

Shenandoah Valley, Rappahannock River, Mid-Atlantic Piedmont Region


Job # 6082-1

Date posted - 2021-12-18

PlatoCom is currently looking for qualified foremen to join our team to support America's initiatives for Rural Broadband Deployment. This job will be along power lines.


When you join PlatoCom, you are joining a team of hardworking individuals who are determined to help rural communities get the infrastructure, and broadband speed, they deserve. We are founded on the principles of offering affordable, high-speed broadband to every household in rural America.




  • Must demonstrate the ability to supervise and assist in the activities of the construction crew towards achieving production goals following customer guidelines and specifications.

  • Drives and/or operates diesel or gasoline-powered equipment to/from/on Jobsite (Backhoe, Trencher, Directional Bore, Digger Derrick, Pole/Bucket Truck).

  • Locate existing buried wiring/cabling.

  • Install underground and aerial telecommunications cabling.

  • Flagging (directing safe coordination of vehicles and equipment within general public areas where worksites are active).

  • Property or worksite restoration, inspect the equipment, work quality, specifications, etc. of work crews.

  • Resolve complaints.

  • Perform general construction work (to include physical labor i.e. using hand tools, lifting materials on average up to 50 lbs, etc.).

  • Demonstrate the ability to follow directions, produce quality work, maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all Federal, State, and Company regulations and policies

  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain positive working relationships both internally and externally.




  • The preferred candidate will have 1-3 year's minimum experience within the Underground Utility Construction Industry

  • High School or GED required 

  • Must be certified (able to work in Power Zone)  

  • Ability to withstand outdoor environment during all times of the year

  • Ability to lift and/or pull 75 pounds several times each day

  • Ability to pass drug & background screenings

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

  • Must have a valid driver's license with no restrictions (CDL Class A Preferred).

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Pay


PlatoCom is proud to be an equal opportunity employer who knows that diversity only makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that fosters a sense of belonging to a team. Every day we strive to make the lives of the people in the areas where we work and serve, better! Our goal is for every team member to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best, as we do every day.


We are looking forward to reviewing your application.