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Kanaan Communications, LLC Laborer Telecom Underground in West Des Moines, Iowa

Overview and Essential Functions

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Then you may have found your next career move with Prince Telecom. We're looking for a Labor Telecom Underground technician to join our underground crew and help connect America.

We provide paid training, full benefits, and tuition assistance.

What you will do:

  • You will install underground fiber optic telecommunications cabling related to a FTTH deployment project

  • You will use hand tools such as shovels, spades and other digging equipment to hand bury fiber cabling in customers yards to their homes

  • You will operate or work around equipment and machinery such as commercial grade air compressors and pneumatic boring equipment used to bore underneath sidewalks and driveways in order to deploy FTTH drops in residential neighborhoods

  • You will work in congested or remote areas, referring to provided maps to locate fiber network points of interest and utilize 811 locating markings to determine the best path through customers yards

  • You will maintain visual and audible contact with other crewman and all moving or stationary persons/vehicles/objects to ensure safe coordination of movement

  • You will perform general construction work under direction of a Foreman/Supervisor

  • You will maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all regulations, procedures and policies


Who we are looking for…

  • You are at least 18 years old

  • You are authorized to work in the United States for this company

  • You have a valid standard driver's license with a minimum of 2 years driving experience

  • You have the experience with using a variety of tools.

  • You have the ability to communicate effectively.

  • You have the ability to work over-time, after hours, and on weekends

  • You are a high energy, focused and driven individual who can perform difficult manual labor tasks in adverse conditions

  • You can stand, crouch, sit, bend, balance, climb, crawl, lift, hold, or stoop while on shift

  • You have experience working in adverse weather such as extreme heat, cold temperatures, wind, rain, snow, sleet, and dust

  • You have experience driving on wet or icy roads and in the fog

  • You are able to lift, climb, and carry weight of up to 80lbs


Benefits and Company Summary

What you’ll get…

  • Company vehicle

  • Weekly paychecks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Life and AD&D

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings w/ Company Match

  • Stock Purchase Plan

  • Company Discounts

  • Legal Insurance

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement for select program

    Who we are...

    Prince Telecom's commitment to deliver outstanding service that consistently exceeds customer expectations has grown the company to become one of the nation's largest fulfillment providers. With a national footprint and over 850+ employees, Prince Telecom affords its customers a single source solution with the ability to deploy a well-equipped, professionally trained and experienced workforce capable of meeting needs anywhere in the United States. Prince Telecom offers a wide range of services that includes: residential and commercial installations, digital converter deployment, high speed modem installations, home security and automation, underground and aerial construction services and special projects such as MDU construction, drop rebuilds and audits.

    At Prince Telecom we are proud of our installation technicians and operational support teams who meet our strict pre-employment and on-going safety and quality control criteria; we reward their outstanding performance with competitive pay, bonus programs, paid training, career development programs, safety certifications, paid time off and medical, dental, vision, life and 401(k).


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.