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Seasonal Construction Observer I

DRN Readitech

Horace, ND

Posted/Updated: 30+ days ago

Job Description

Construction Observer I - Field


Position Title:   Seasonal Construction Observer I                                            

Department:     Observer

Reports To:      Observer Supervisor  

Location:          Bismarck, Casselton, Horace                         

FLSA Status:    Non-Exempt


General Summary:                                                                                                            


Looking for a person who is energetic, self-motivated and likes traveling to join our growing engineering team. A construction observer is a person, spending most of their time outside, watching and observing contractors placing facilities for Telecommunications Companies. Travel is requires; however, all expenses are paid. A construction observer I is an entry level position, so other more knowledgeable construction observers will help educate the techniques used and information collection that is needed to complete the project. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Construction observation of Telecommunications Outside Plant Construction Projects to include answering contractor questions, reporting to Project Manager on progress and to prepare and maintain field records. 
  • Communicate consistently with the project manager, construction lead and contractors
  • Provide quality control by reviewing completed work to ensure compliance with ReadiTech Engineering quality standards
  • Utilize effective written and oral communication                                    
  • Having a strong work ethic and be a self-starter, able to effectively manage multiple priorities and adapt to change within a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
  • Regular, reliable, consistent and punctual attendance is required
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required to fulfill job function or as assigned 




  • Ability to exercise independent thinking, creativity, and initiative
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrate desire to learn new skills as technologies change
  • Demonstrate the ability to multi-task


Education and Experience:   


  • High School education or higher


Hours and Travel


This position requires the individual work 40+ hours per week with 10% of time spent in the office and 90% in the field. Travel may be necessary dependent on the jobsite location.


Physical Requirements:


The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

The employee is regularly required to:

  • Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Talk or hear and communicate clearly

The employee must:

  • Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to three miles per day
  • Frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Note:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.