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Aerial Construction Inspector II

Bonfire Engineering and Construction
4.1 out of 5
Avon, CO
$55,000 - $75,000 a year - Full-time


Avon, CO

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Bereavement leave
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance

Full job description

Job Title: Aerial Construction Inspector II for Bonfire E&C – Avon, CO

About Bonfire:

Bonfire we believe that every American deserves access to affordable broadband because it makes their lives better. We believe that broadband is for all – not for some. We believe in eradicating digital inequity with infrastructure and services that last for generations.

The culture of our business and our people are what makes us different. Our passion is creating an environment where everyone matters and can make a difference. We hire, we inspire, and we grow together based on these values – that’s the Bonfire way.

Our Core Values:

  • Our Commitment: We create passionate supporters of our clients so we can deliver on our greater purpose.
  • Character Matter: We treat everyone with respect, honesty, and dignity.
  • Be the Fuel: We learn, grow, and push ourselves to be better.
  • Collaborate, Don’t Isolate: We are transparent with our ideas without ego or agenda.

Job Summary:

As a Telecom Aerial Construction Inspector II, you will be responsible for overseeing the construction and installation of aerial telecommunications infrastructure. This includes inspecting a team of subcontract construction partner crew members, ensuring adherence to safety standards, overseeing project timelines, material handling, quality assurance, client required documentation for close-out, and coordinating with various stakeholders to ensure successful completion of projects.

This position reports to the local market Construction Manager and requires 80 percent field presence and 20 percent office support.

What You Get to Do (Duties/Responsibilities):

· Inspect the construction and installation of aerial telecommunications infrastructure, including pole make-ready (OMTR), aerial hardware (to include ADSS hardware)/strand placement, down guys/anchors, fiber optic cable installation (to include ADSS fiber cable), and other associated equipment.

· Lead a team of subcontract construction partners, including assigning tasks, providing training, and ensuring adherence to project specifications and safety regulations.

· Coordinate with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to plan and schedule aerial construction activities, ensuring that projects are completed on time and within budget.

· Conduct regular inspections of construction sites to ensure quality control and compliance with safety standards and regulations.

· Troubleshoot and resolve any issues or problems that arise during construction, including equipment malfunctions, safety hazards, and logistical challenges.

· Maintain accurate records of project progress, including daily reports, work orders, and materials inventory.

· Communicate regularly with project team, including clients, subcontract partners, and regulatory agencies, to provide updates on project status and address any concerns or issues.

· Implement and enforce safety protocols and procedures to minimize risks to workers and ensure compliance with OSHA and other regulatory requirements.

· Provide guidance to subcontract construction partner crew members, fostering a positive and productive work environment.

· Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and new technologies related to aerial telecommunications construction, and incorporate them into project planning and execution.

What We Are Searching For (Required Skills/Abilities):

  • Communicate clear and accurate information regarding quantities and deliverables to Construction Manager and Project Manager.
  • In-depth knowledge of aerial construction techniques, equipment, and materials, as well as safety regulations and industry standards.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting construction plans, blueprints, and technical drawings.

· Understanding of permits, JSA, and traffic control safety measures.

· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as collaboratively as part of a team.

  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record, with the ability to travel to and from construction sites as needed.
  • Commitment to upholding high standards of quality, safety, and professionalism in all aspects of work.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; bachelor's degree in construction management or related field preferred.
  • Previous experience in aerial construction, telecommunications, or related field, with at least 3-5 years of inspection experience.
  • Proficient use of MS-Office Suite software and other communication tracking software.

What’s In It for You?

Base Pay: $55,000.00-$75,000.00 annually

Job Type: Full-time:

Benefits and Ancillary Benefits:

  • A Great Culture and Environment
  • Active Community Giving Program
  • Rewards/Engagement Program
  • Professional Growth Account (PGA - for tuition reimbursement)
  • Flexible Time-Off
  • New Hire Remote Office Stipend
  • 401(k) + Company Matching
  • Aetna and Kaiser Health, Delta Dental, and Vision Care for Life Plans
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Aflac Group Critical Illness
  • Generous EAP Mental Health Program
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Generous Employee Assistance Program
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement

Additional Details:

At a minimum, background checks, education verification, employment verification, and drug screens will be conducted upon hire. Your suitability for employment is contingent upon successfully passing these required pre-employment screenings.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Bereavement leave
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Construction site
  • Outdoor work


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • How many years in aerial construction do you have?
  • What level of make ready installation experience do you have (1-2 years, 2-5 years, or 10+)?
  • Have you constructed or inspected strand, lash, fiber, and anchors?


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Telecommunication: 4 years (Required)

Work Location: In person