Drop Bury Technician

Sioux Falls, SD, USA | Full-time


Job Title:                Drop Bury Technician

Reports to:             Broadband Supervisor

FLSA Status:          Non-Exempt

Department:           Tech



Vast Broadband provides phone, cable and internet to both residential business customers. Vast offers a comprehensive benefits package including employer paid life insurance, 401K with a company match, free and discounted services, paid time off, extensive training, a company vehicle, uniforms, tools, and much more!


Vast Broadband is looking for professional, reliable, and highly motivated individuals to join our HFC and Telephone underground cable drop bury crew.


  • Provides the customer with the best service and promotes a good relationship between the customer and company. Must convey a positive and professional appearance and demeanor when communicating the company’s products and services to the customer
  • Verify all locates are completed before any task to be performed
  • To install new service cable drops, replace existing cable drop
  • Hand Burial or machine trenching
  • Complete sidewalk and driveway bores, to include use of boring attachment
  • Re-connection of existing underground drop from tap to ground block
  • Repair, replace, or re-route drops.
  • Permanent underground drop replacement
  • Includes removal of any old drops on site when necessary and all restoration to customer satisfaction
  • Any and all follow up work needing to be performed needs reported to manager
  • Works closely with the Dispatch and Project Managers for assignment of work load
  • Recording signal levels, daily times, function codes and any additional system specific required documentation
  • Operate vehicle, drop bury machine, hand tools, power tools, ladders, signal level meters, volt meters, converters, cable locators, leakage detection devices, other test equipment
  • Maintains a clean and organized company vehicle/ drop bury equipment.
  • Assists other Team personnel in the performance of their duties when requested to promote a Team approach to problem solving environment.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School diploma/GED.
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to handle multiple issues simultaneously
  • Technical knowledge such as computer skills is a plus
  • Successful completion of training and/or telecommunications certification programs is a plus
  • Must have a current, valid, driver’s license
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Must be a team player

Work Environment:

  • Work outside in all types of weather.
  • Must be able to lift, handle, and carry 80-pound, 28 foot extension ladder and meet ladder safety requirements. Standard heavy duty ladder body weight restrictions is 275 pounds, extra heavy duty ladder body weight restrictions 350 pounds
  • Must be able to work at heights of 3-28 ft.
  • Must be able to bend, stand, sit, crawl, climb, and lift throughout each day.
  • Must be able to work in tight spaces, such as crawl spaces


Vast Broadband is an Equal Opportunity Employer