Landscape Labourer (Contract Position)

AFL Telecommunications LLC - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Landscape Labourer (Lawn & Pathways Labourer)

AFL is a leading provider of integrated solutions in the fiber optics industry. By offering expertise, products, and services in engineering, construction, and installation and repairs, AFL provides end-to-end solutions for customers’ broadband networks. From being environmentally-conscious to ensuring a healthy and safe working environment, AFL invests in its employees. AFL proactively engages with its communities through grants, service projects, environmental initiatives and more. Through a culture of commitment and collaboration, the company is a trusted advisor for customers in the telecom, oil and gas, and utilities markets. AFL is proud of its impact on communities, connecting people with innovative technologies, exceptional products and high-quality services.

We have a reputation in the fiber optics industry for consistently being at the forefront of technology and innovation. Want proof? We were founded in 1984 with a single product, fiber optic ground wire. Today, we sell thousands of products and services to multiple markets across the globe and have become a billion-dollar company in revenue. Not only do we have a track record for growth and financial stability, but we are also backed by Fujikura, a $6 billion company with a 128-year history of product innovation. With our culture of commitment and professional growth opportunities, AFL will give you the opportunity to reach new heights and take your career to the next level.

AFL has operations in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Europe, Asia and Australia and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan.

Position Overview

Under the general direction of the Pathways Construction Manager, the Landscape Laborer (Internally known as Skilled Labourer) is responsible for providing manual labor to construction and underground field service crews.


Able to read construction plans
When required and if appropriately licensed and authorized, drive or operate construction equipment used on the jobsite to complete daily work assignments
Assist in the loading/unloading of equipment and supplies needed for daily work assignments including, but not limited to, cables and multiport
Clean and maintain all company vehicles and equipment assigned for use
Fully set up worksite
Setting up flagging
Opening services boxes
Hand pulling short run cables
Digging trenches using spades
Trench Installation for Single Family Unit (SFU) of Drop Conduit on Private Property
Lawn/ Pathway restoration
Completion of all necessary paperwork associated with related drawings
Complete restoration reports for submission to clients
Complete timesheets that are both accurate and timely
Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential
Enhancing Organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishment
Adhere to and promotes the environmental, health & safety policies of AFL
Perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned

Personal Qualities

Detail oriented – accuracy is required
Independent - ability to work well under limited supervision
Results focused – driven to achieve
Interpersonal skills – ability to work well on a team


1+ year of Lawn Maintenance & Restoration
Manual labour construction experience
Capable of working in all temperatures and climates and in confined spaces
Ability to travel to various site-based projects if required

Working Conditions

Physically demanding workload
Work location: Work in locations that preclude the ability to return home
Work hours: Shift work
Traveling is required

Minimum Education

High School Diploma
Valid Class 1, 3 or 5 Driver’s License
Certifications & Licenses not required but preferred
Previous Telecommunication experience is an asset

Why Work for AFL

We Care: Our Employees are eligible to participate in our amazing Total Rewards Program which offers: Extended Health and Dental, Vision Care, Life Insurance, RRSP matching, Employee and Family Assistance Program and more.
We Include: AFL is an equal opportunity employer that’s committed to accessible, inclusive employment.
We Develop: We enthusiastically support learning and advancement opportunities for our team members.
We Reward: Abundant discounts with various retailers via our Work Perks Program.
We have Fun! Employee Events throughout the Year!
We Connect…. #WeareAFL