The MasTec Companies

Telecom Underground Foreman

Job Locations US-PA-Manheim
ID 2022-15046
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


MasTec Network Solutions gives you the opportunity to utilize your telecom construction expertise. MasTec Network Solutions 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. 

The Telecom Foreman leads the crew to complete daily tasks related to product connection for cable or fiber to be placed for service, ensuring crew safety, keeping track of employee hours, completing daily & weekly safety briefings/inspections, and calling in project utility locations. In addition, this role reads blueprints of projects and is responsible for production. This position oversees the Line team and works with personnel from other departments.  

Essential Functions

  • Obtain all necessary licenses, permits, and materials for each job.
  • Oversee, accomplish, and ensure all work quality related to each project and assume full responsibility for its standard and timeliness.
  • Coordinate and delegate daily tasks to crew members related to digging and placing product.
  • Gain entry to site buildings for work crew and call in utilities located at each project site.
  • Facilitate daily toolbox talks and weekly safety inspections to ensure the crews work safely.
  • Complete all paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Train new hires and trainees to learn the trade.
  • Track employee hours, turning them in on time.
  • Drive, haul, and/or operate equipment to/from job sites to assist crews in completion of work.
  • Keep the job(s) moving on time, clean up, and perform job restoration at the end of job.
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • A High School Degree, or equivalent with 8 years of telecommunications experience.
  • 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Possess a CDL Class A license.
  • Understanding of advanced electrical principles, including knowledge of electricity and how to safely work around it.
  • Knowledge of customer’s specifications, being able to read and interpret prints.
  • Proficiency in all phases of line construction.
  • Compliance with proper safety standards, procedures, and work practices according to MasTec and/or project customer, whichever standard is higher.
  • Ability to talk with customers’ inspectors and have a sense of customer service.
  • Experience in operating heavy equipment and general construction.
  • Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more or 20 inches or less, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships.
  • Precise hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Ability to work outdoors, even in extreme weather conditions.


Preferred Qualifications

  • 10 or more years of experience.
  • OSHA 10 certification.
  • Excavator training.

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 Network Solutions, 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)
  • Generous Paid Time Off

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.


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