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We are Pioneer Connect, a local broadband provider committed to providing internet, phone, and video services that keep our customers connected from the central Oregon Coast to the Willamette Valley.

We have an immediate opening for an entry-level Construction Lineman to work from our Waldport location. In this position, you must have knowledge of established underground and aerial cable/fiber installation along with maintenance procedures and techniques.  This also includes the placement of cable/ fiber facilities within conduit systems, decommission and removal of facilities, familiarity with operating a wide range of construction equipment and tools, and ability to read and understand prints/maps, safety rules, and operating instructions.

This position is also responsible for:

  • Installation and maintenance of copper and fiber underground and aerial facilities.
  • Operation and maintenance of construction equipment and tools.
  • Performing various aerial duties including climbing poles, installing or removing cable and hardware, and performing all pole transfer work in accordance with NESC code compliance and OSHA compliance.
  • Reading and interpreting cable record maps, staking sheets, and work orders required for the Outside Plant construction.
  • Responsible for completing assigned projects to the specifications of the Engineering Department, Rural Utilities Service (RUS) and/or practices standard to the telecommunications construction industry.

This may be the right job if the following describes you:

  • Customer-focused. When you are working with a customer or along a Hwy, you understand that building the relationship is just as important as delivering the solution. Exceeding expectations keeps you energized and you strive to leave the customer with the best possible experience.
  • Safety mindset. You don’t take short cuts when it comes to protecting yourself and others. Whether it’s climbing a pole or plowing in fiber cable, you know that doing the job well begins with safety in mind.
  • You are results-oriented with strong initiative and self-direction. You take pride and ownership in the work that you do but also understand that results are best achieved when working as a team.

This position requires:

  • A minimum of one year experience as a Lineman, Installation & Repair Technician, or Cable Splicer.
  • Familiarity with the National Electric Safety Code and National Electric Code as related to the communications industry.
  • Understanding of cable color codes and fiber count.
  • Ability to access and understand computerized mapping records.
  • Knowledge of test equipment and the ability to identify the repair needed.
  • Ability to climb up and down poles and work in inclement weather.
  • Ability to maintain vehicles and work equipment in clean and safe working order.
  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License and insurable record. CDL preferred or must have the ability to acquire the CDL within 6 months of hire.

What you can expect from Pioneer:

  • Individually and as a company, our employees take pride in working hard for the people whom we have the honor and privilege to serve. We are proud to play a role in helping make each of our communities a better place to live and work.
  • We love what we do and will provide you with support, every step of your career. Pioneer offers an insurance package which provides employer-paid health coverage for the family and a generous retirement program. Taking care of you is important to us!

Since our founding over 70 years ago, Pioneer Connect has been overcoming barriers and thinking creatively to bring our customers the best possible services at an affordable price.  If you are ready to be considered for our team, please send your resume to recruitment@cascadeemployers.com.

For more information, visit us on our website at www.pioneer.net.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

Cascade Employers Association is assisting with this recruitment.

 

 

Build your career with Pioneer!

We are Pioneer Connect, a local broadband provider committed to providing internet, phone, and video services that keep our customers connected from the central Oregon Coast to the Willamette Valley.

We have an immediate opportunity for an experienced Building Maintenance Specialist to work from either our Waldport or Philomath location. The Building Maintenance Specialist is responsible for providing support for buildings, grounds, warehouse, and vehicles. This position is also responsible for the coordination of scheduled maintenance, repairs, inspections, registrations, cleaning, etc. for all fleet vehicles, including the forklift.

This position also:

  • Oversees general maintenance of building and ground and supports vendors who maintain and/or repair company assets – landscape service, roofers, gates, pest control, etc.
  • Assists with warehouse duties, which includes organizing, cleaning, and processing purchase orders to keep inventory at acceptable levels.
  • Responsible for maintaining fuel records and fuel vendors.
  • Responds to requests for supplies, ensuring that adequate levels of copy paper, bath/kitchen items, and janitorial supplies are maintained in work areas.
  • Assists with fire alarm system and maintains annual inspections.

This may be the right job if the following describes you:

  • Customer-focused. When supporting internal staff or working with local vendors, you understand that building relationships is just as important as delivering the solution. Exceeding expectations keeps you energized, and you strive to leave the customer with the best possible experience.
  • Safety mindset. You don’t take short cuts when it comes to protecting yourself and contractors you work with. Whether it’s for a quick HVAC maintenance repair or spraying chemical for vegetation control you know that doing the job well begins with safety in mind.
  • You are results-oriented with strong initiative and self-direction. You take pride and ownership in the work that you do but also understand that results are best achieved when working as a team.

This position requires:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Property maintenance or general construction experience or equivalent experience in other related fields preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the safety hazards, precautions, methods, tools, and materials used in the construction trade.
  • Must be able to become forklift operator certified.
  • Basic computer skills and the ability to access and understand computerized mapping records.
  • Possess strong communication, teamwork, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to recognize priorities and respond to tight deadlines.
  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License and insurable record.

 

What you can expect from Pioneer:

  • Individually and as a company, our employees take pride in working hard for the people whom we have the honor and privilege to serve. We are proud to play a role in helping make each of our communities a better place to live and work.
  • We love what we do and will provide you with support, every step of your career. This position is full-time with a starting wage based on experience.Pioneer offers an insurance package which provides employer-paid health coverage for the family and a generous retirement program. Taking care of you is important to us!

Since our founding over 70 years ago, Pioneer Connect has been overcoming barriers and thinking creatively to bring our customers the best possible services at an affordable price. For immediate consideration, please send your resume to recruitment@cascadeemployers.com. Visit us on our website at www.pioneer.net for more information. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Cascade Employers Association is assisting with this recruitment.

What makes Pioneer Connect a great place to work?

Pshh, here’s a hint — Our employees love what we do, the members we serve and the jaw-dropping beauty of our service area.

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We value community

Individually and as a company, Pioneer employees take pride in working hard for the people whom we have the honor and privilege to serve. We are proud to play a role in helping make each of our communities a better place to live and work.

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Supporting your Career

The Pioneer work environment is inclusive and welcoming — and that makes lots of sense when you look at how long we have worked together! We will provide you with challenging and satisfying opportunities, every step of your career.

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Generous Benefits

We offer a benefits package which provides full-family, employer-paid health, dental and vision coverage, as well as a generous 401(k) program and paid time off. Taking care of you is important to us!

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Constantly innovating

We’ve always got an eye to the future. Our network is a tremendous point of pride, and we are always looking forward, for new technology and ideas and ways to deliver an exceptional member experience.

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