Gudenkauf is a diversified provider of telecom, utility, and systems integration solutions with the resources and experience to deliver in even the toughest conditions. Our services include outside plant construction, fiber optic splicing and testing, utility locating, intelligent transportation systems, gas line cathodic protection, and emergency restoration services. Gudenkauf proudly serves customers in Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

Headquarters: Columbus, OH
Founded: 1977
Joined Congruex: 2020

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Project Administrator

locationicon Short Gap, WV
Job Summary

We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our growing team. The Administrative Assistant will perform specialized complex clerical and administrative assignments related to Office, Finance, and Field Construction operations. Duties of the Administrative Assistant include providing support to managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs, and managing the company’s general administrative activities.

Job Responsibilities
(Including, but not limited to):
  • Provides administrative support to the Finance Team, Management Team, and Field Construction personnel.
  • Types, files, records, computes, and maintains confidential and privileged information related to business office operations and construction services.
  • Composes emails and correspondence to coordinate between certain areas of the company.
  • Coordinates meetings – schedules rooms, sets-up, prepares hand-outs.
  • Answers the phone and directs callers’ inquiries to the proper person in the company, screens inquiries, takes accurate messages, and schedules appointments.
  • Directs client inquiries, complaints, and concerns to the appropriate persons.
  • Supports the daily office functions including mail distribution, pickup, and delivery.
  • Conducts weekly cleaning of the office space as well as organization.
  • Maintains and/or shops for business office supplies and equipment, and other miscellaneous errands as needed.
  • Assists other office personnel in support of company operations.
  • Other related duties as assigned by management.
Required Skills and Qualifications
General
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Associate degree in Business Administration, Computer and Office Technologies or similar field preferred.
  • At least 1 year of experience in a similar role.
  • Deadline driven, self-motivated, and technically savvy.
  • Ability to handle confidential documentation in a professional manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Superior time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to be flexible, take direction with ease, including changes to schedule and workflow priorities.
  • Critical thinking skills: make assessments and provide solutions to problems.
  • Superior customer service skills.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Able to sit and look at a computer screen for long periods of time.
Technical
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, such as printers, computers, and copiers.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Systems.
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
  • Previous construction customer service a plus.
Employment Status:
  • Exempt (Salaried)
  • Full-time
  • Eligible for full benefits package, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays, and paid time off.
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Locator

Full-time, non-exempt

locationicon Columbus, OH
Job Summary

The Locator position is responsible for pinpointing the paths of cables, pipes and other conduits that carry utilities underground. Locators’ efforts protect underground utilities from damage during projects involving excavation.

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for accurately and safely search for and marking underground utilities in a designated area.
    • Indicate utility locations through the utilization of paint and flags.
  • Complete necessary documentation regarding the marking and photographing of each locate.
  • Receive work tickets, open, document, close and provide follow-up summary of work.
  • Perform light excavation with shovel, to expose buried utilities when necessary.
  • Respond to emergency calls, as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Qualifications

General

  • Basic computer skills and proficiency to receive, open and close work tickets.
  • Ability to locate underground utilities.
  • Ability to read and interpret utility maps/prints to identify the type and size of underground utilities.
  • Proficient in the use of hand tools and equipment (shovels, etc.).

Technical

  • Ability to use mapping tools and other location information along with locating equipment to locate underground utilities including telecommunications, electric power, gas, oil, water, sewer, and cable TV systems, telephone, correctly, safely, and efficiently.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage time effectively.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions using information at hand.
  • Basic working capability with PC software skills including Outlook, Excel, Word.
  • Ability to read, review, interpret and understand technical documents.
  • Ability to communicate with various business contacts representing the organization and with customers/public.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces (i.e., tunnels, trenches, crawl spaces, manholes, etc.) for extended periods of time.​​​​​
  • Ability to work outdoors under challenging weather conditions (i.e., snow, wind, rain, extreme heat and/or cold).
  • Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs, moving your whole-body including climbing, lifting up to 30 pounds, reaching, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Ability to travel for business requirements within Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.​​​​​​
  • Ability to work overtime, as needed.  Possible evening and weekend work may be required as there may be call-outs.​​​​​​
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.
  • Ability to adhere to company policy, regulations, procedures, and principles.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.​
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Individuals will be required to pass a preemployment drug test and background screening.

Desired Skills & Qualifications

  • Previous experience with locating.
  • Previous construction experience.
  • Understanding of the telecommunications industry and construction practices.
  • OSHA 10 certification.
  • OSHA 30 certification.
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Field Technician

Full-time, non-exempt

locationicon Columbus, OH
Job Summary

As a Technician, you will assist in the construction, installation, and maintenance of communications equipment and support structures

Job Responsibilities
  • Working in a 2-3 man crew installing and performing maintenance on communication equipment -The basic use and care of hand tools and mechanical equipment
  • Understanding of basic electrical theory
  • Analyzing situations accurately and adopting an appropriate course of action
  • Communicating orally and in writing
  • Following instructions accurately and completing an assigned course of action
  • Recognizing safety hazards and performing duties in a safe manner
  • Work under close supervision
  • Traveling extensively throughout the Midwest, our crews are 100% travel during the week and are home on the weekends
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Must have a High School diploma 0 to 1 year of industry experience
  • Must be 21 years or older Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass drug and background screening
  • Complete the Field Technician 1 Training Program
  • Working knowledge of basic hand tools and mechanical equipment
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  • The networks we design and build enable everything in the modern world to operate, from healthcare and energy to transportation and communities.
  • Our greatest asset is our people and here you have the opportunity to build your career from the ground up, as far as you want to go.
  • Founded on safety and family values, we have the GRIT to be the best at what we do and have fun while doing it.
  • A culture of employee recognition & rewards for GRIT core values
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Expertise

Underground Construction

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Wireless Construction

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DAS System Construction

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Inside Plant Construction

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Outside Plant Construction

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Fiber Splicing & Testing

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Emergency Response

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Disaster Restoration

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Intelligent Transportation Systems

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Utility Locating

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Utility Protection

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(614) 488-1776
2679 Mckinley Avenue Columbus OH 43204