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Telcom Construction Inc Administrative Assistant - EHS in Clearwater, Minnesota



TelCom Construction is an established national underground utility contractor with growing market presence within the telecommunications industry headquartered in Clearwater, MN. Established in 2000, TelCom Construction, LLC is a full service, turnkey telecommunications utility contractor, with locations throughout the Central US. Our focus on delivering a quality product with attention to safety, integrity and customer satisfaction has driven our success.


TelCom Construction is currently hiring a full-time Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Administrative Assistant to work out of our Clearwater, MN location. This position assists in maintaining compliance with various government regulations, insurance company requirements and Company goals by monitoring systems and data as well as preparing and interpreting corresponding reports for use by various levels of Management


  • Monitors and administers EHS-related systems;

  • Collects, reviews, organizes, records and appropriately files various types of documentation as requested by the Company’s Compliance group. Reports potential policy and/or procedural issues to management;

  • Updates, maintains, and analyzes reports to assist in ensuring compliance with Company and Corporate safety policies as assigned;

  • Documents processes and procedures as they relate to matters of responsibility;

  • Acts as initial point of contact for customer and business-related complaints;

  • Documents, investigates, reviews and evaluates safety incidents and claims then makes recommendations for resolution;

  • Facilitates and maintains extensive contact with both internal and external stakeholders;

  • Assists with delivering training presentations as needed;

  • Assists the Company’s Compliance group with preparation, conduction and documentation of meetings as needed;

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school or GED plus minimum of 6 months prior related administrative experience required. Prior business claims, safety program administration or other related experience and/or training is strongly preferred;

  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel including creation, edit and understanding of pivot tables is required;

  • Ability to read and understand written and verbal instructions, correspondence and memos;

  • Effective, respectful and professional written and verbal communication;

  • Analytical Problem solver and logical thinker;

  • Acute attention to detail;

  • Ability to control essential job functions in a fast paced environment that interacts with both internal and external work crews and customers;

  • Team oriented, keeping organizational needs at the forefront;

  • Familiarity with Google-based applications such as G-mail, Google docs and sheets;

  • Proficient use of Internet software, databases, spreadsheets and word processing programs;

  • Understanding and use of general arithmetic such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, units of measure and weight using whole numbers, fractions and decimals;

  • Ability to work flexible hours and overtime as needed;

  • Valid driver’s license with favorable driving record required;

  • May require travel within TelCom’s footprint if necessary (0-10%)

Competencies/Skills: To perform this position successfully, the individual should demonstrate the following:

• Ability to apply technology• Team work• Problem solving• Thorough and effective communication• Openness to change• Ability to develop and maintain relationships • Dependability• Organized

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequent sit, stand and/or walk

  • Occasionally bend, squat, kneel or twist

  • Frequent use of sight (specifically, close to perform computer work), hearing and voice

  • Use of hands, arms, and fingers to perform routine and repetitive tasks

  • Occasionally lift up to 30 lbs

  • Safely operate a computer, telephone or other office equipment

Benefits of Joining our Team:

  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, short and long Term Disability

  • Competitive compensation

  • 401K retirement plan with company match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Paid Time Off

  • Up to 7 Paid holidays

    Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required.

TelCom is proud to be an EEO/AA and Veteran-Friendly employer!

To apply for this opportunity, please visit our career page at www.telcomconstruction.com/careers.

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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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.