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P.O. Box 600
61 HWY 13 S
Scobey, MT 59263

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Temporary Construction Technician

Location: Scobey, MT
Type: Temporary
Closing Date: Open Until Closed

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Technicians place direct buried cable and vaults
  • Restore all disturbed surfaces, such as concrete and bituminous pavement, trim trees and perform other landscaping duties as necessary.
  • Place cable within the underground conduit system.
  • Use of shovels, power tools, rakes, and saws
  • Prepare time sheets and accident reports as required.
  • Is familiar with proper use of tools and work equipment, including hoisting, digging, or trenching equipment. See that all tools or work equipment are in good working order and are properly used, maintained and stored.  Report defective tools or equipment in order that they may be replaced or repaired.
  • Is familiar with the considerable hazards that exist in connection with the construction or maintenance of any phase of outside plant work. This includes falls, electric shock or flash, falling objects, and traffic. Is familiar with and uses protective equipment and safety practices.
  • Submit time, mileage and gas tickets, material charge-outs and credit-ins, and any other clerical forms or other required procedural work.
  • May operate automotive equipment when assigned by supervisor. Complies with all traffic laws, safety rules, regulations and safe practices.
  • Keep informed of all system policies and procedures. Attends and participates in all safety and training meetings scheduled.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Able to interpret specifications and staking sheets.
  • Ability to learn basic electricity.
  • Must be insurable without an increased premium or special risk coverage under the company’s motor vehicle liability insurance company’s underwriting standards.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Able to accept responsibility for, and work under, occasional stress situations.
  • Memory for and attention to numerous details.
  • Able to maintain workflow, prevent bottlenecks and prevent hazards.
  • Able to work in a team environment and interface with other departments in a positive/productive manner.


  • Up to one year as apprentice and/or six months experience as Groundsman is desired.

Physical Demands

  • Physical exertion may be medium to heavy.
  • Climbs, stoops, reaches, handles, lifts.
  • May work in all kinds of weather.
  • Must not be colorblind
  • Wears all employee safety devices as required.

Special Demands

  • Works under supervision.
  • Hours scheduled.

Additional Information

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, an employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  Nemont reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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