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TelCom Construction Utility Construction Foreman in Waterloo, Iowa


Looking for your next career move in one of the largest growing industries in the country? TelCom Construction is a turn-key telecommunications contractor hiring a full-time Crew Foreman. The Crew Foreman leads and maintains safe and efficient operation of their assigned crew.

What will you do?

  • Provide communication and direction to crew members

  • Implement and perform steps to complete jobs in a timely manner

  • Performing duties of operator and/or laborer

  • Operate construction equipment such as a mini excavator, dump truck, skid loader, etc

  • Setting daily production goals

  • Conducting daily walk-throughs

  • Ensuring DOT documentation

  • Monitoring and adhering to all safety processes and procedures including completion of Job Task Safety Analyses (JTSA) as required

  • Conducting weekly tool box talks

  • Maintaining and submitting required reporting

  • Setting up safety perimeter using signage, cones and safety barriers and at times flagging traffic

  • Other Duties as assigned


  • Previous experience in a similar position with a focus on crew leadership is required

  • Experience in the telecommunications construction field is highly preferred

  • Ability to read prints and interpret utility maps to identify the type and size of underground utilities

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to give descriptive and respectful direction

  • Must be able to proficiently use locators to safely identify utilities

  • Must have good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • Must be very safety conscientious

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with crew, customers and vendors

  • Basic computer skills required, experience with Google apps a plus

  • Valid drivers license required with a good driving record is required

  • Unrestricted Class A CDL is a plus (Higher wage scale apply to CDL holders)

  • May be required to work overtime; after hours; on weekends, for emergencies or be on-call as needed to ensure work is completed

  • Travel may be required

Physical Requirements:

  • Climb into and out of equipment (trucks, cars, backhoes, trenchers, etc.)

  • Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 LBS as needed with or without assistance

  • Duties outlined in this position will require the employee to stand, crouch, sit, bend, use hands and fingers to handle or feel as well as reaching with hands and arms to spaces both high and low. The employee will be standing, walking, climbing, balancing, crawling, crouching, lifting, holding or stooping while on shift

  • Ability to work while wearing safety boots, safety glasses and hardhat

  • Remote work may be required - long driving and sitting will be requiredin these instances

  • Specific vision abilities required to perform this job include but are not limited to: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus potentially near and/or far as needed

  • Employees in this job classification may be exposed to dust, fumes or other airborne pathogens

  • The noise level in the work environment for this position is moderate to loud

  • All work is outdoors so employees in this position are regularly exposed to outside weather conditions which can include but is not limited to: extreme heat and cold temperatures; inclement weather such as rain, snow, sleet and dust as well as adverse driving conditions including wet roads, icy roads, and fog

Benefits and Company Summary

Why Should You Apply:

  • Paid lodging and per diem when overnight travel is required

  • Company vehicle for business use

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Accident, Critical Illness, Life and AD&D, Short and Long-term disability insurance, Legal, both traditional and ROTH 401k retirement plans with company match, Company stock purchase program and tuition reimbursement

  • Paid time off

  • 7 paid annual Holidays

  • Advancement opportunities, including ongoing training opportunities, for individuals demonstrating an aptitude and drive to expand their skill base as well as the determination and positive attitude to progress their career

  • Class A CDL Licensure program

  • New and updated trucks and equipment


TelCom Construction is a full service, turnkey telecommunications utiliyt contractor with a growing market presence within the industry. Headquartered in Clearwater, MN and with locations throughout the Upper Midwest, our focus on midwestern values and continuously delivering a quality product with attention to safety, integrity and customer satisfaction has driven our success.

TelCom is proud to be an EEO/AA and Veteran-Friendly employer!

To apply for this opportunity, please visit our careers page at


Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (

The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.

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Job Locations US-IA-Waterloo

ID 2022-4167

Category Construction

Workplace Type Field

Position Type Regular Full-Time