RLM Underground

Ground-hand/Telecommunication Construction Laborer

RLM Underground
Springfield, KY

$18-to $22 an hour – Full-time
7:00 AM-4:00 PM First Shift 40 to 60 hours a week
Apply please call (859) 805-1628  or send resume to drew.clements@rlmunderground.com 

3 Openings

Springfield, KY

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave

Full job description

Job Title: Telecommunication Construction Laborer/Ground-hand

Company Overview:

RLM Underground was established in 2016 and specializes in underground telecom construction projects throughout the Midwest. RLM has rapidly grown at staggering rates leading to the expansion of its construction and operating capabilities and has become a full-turnkey telecommunications contractor. Over the years, RLM has expanded its operating region, opening offices in Central Kentucky and Central Illinois while focusing on smaller Telco providers throughout those regions.

Position Summary:

RLM Underground seeks to hire a Telecom Construction Laborer/Ground-hand. This role supports all phases of utility construction for various types of telecom projects. Duties will include general labor duties related to telecommunications construction as directed by the Foreman/Supervisor. Services may include placing poles, anchors and guys, aerial strand and cable, direct buried pipe, trenching cable, conventional and directional boring, placing underground conduit systems, and performing inside wiring, cabling, testing, and maintenance services.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Installation and maintenance of underground telecommunications cabling.
  • Hand digging using a shovel and mechanical tools.
  • Operate or work around heavy equipment and machinery.
  • Working in congested or remote areas.
  • Maintain visual and audible contact with other crewmen and all moving or stationary persons/vehicles/objects to ensure safe coordination of movement.
  • Perform general construction work under the direction of a Foreman/Supervisor.
  • Maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all regulations, procedures, and policies.
  • Assists the operator and foreman as assigned.
  • Setup, preparation, and cleanup of construction sites.
  • Develop an understanding of buried utilities.
  • Lift heavy equipment and supplies


  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • A good driving record is required.
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to operate various types of utility trucks and equipment in safely.
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and equipment safely.
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License is a plus (Higher wage scales apply to CDL holders).
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc.
  • Willing and able to work in all weather conditions.

Working Conditions:
This is a full-time hourly position, expected to work at least 40 hours per week. This position operates in an outdoor environment and is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions including; extreme cold, rain, sleet, snow, humidity, high temperatures, and high wind. The outside work environment will vary throughout the day including changes in terrain, traffic, urban settings, and/or rural settings. This position may occasionally be exposed to natural gas and to the risk of electrical shock. Exposure to moderate to loud noise levels is expected.

Physical Requirements:

Our Laborers need to have the ability to stand for long periods of time (up to 12 hours at a time), tolerate work in extreme weather conditions, speak and hear worksite safety instructions, withstand prolonged and repeated: lifting, standing, climbing, kneeling, reaching and feeling, crouching, and crawling. Our Laborers will need the ability to regularly lift up to 75-100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus..

Please send resume to drew.clements@rlmunderground.com or call (859) 805-1628

To apply for this job email your details to drew.clements@rlmunderground.com