What you’ll be doing…

Getting our customers connected to America’s fastest and most reliable network! You’ll be out and about in the neighborhoods we serve, installing, testing, repairing and maintaining the technology that keeps millions of customers connected. 

When you join Verizon…

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other.  Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and video entertainment.  Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that.  Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness.  Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon. 


The Plant Inspector's job responsibilities include heavy construction tasks. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Wearing appropriate safety equipment and following established safety practices and procedures.
  • Climbing ladders and working in locations where heavy construction operation is in process.
  • Using record schematic, drawings, and reports to identify all plant in any specific geographical area.
  • Providing daily reports, measurement and quantities of work as completed in the field construction environment.
  • Ensuring that excavation contractors avoid damage to Empire City outside plant facilities.
  • Communicating with construction contractors, NYC agencies and other utility companies.
  • Reporting and following up on any new construction work observed.
  • Marking and locating Empire City and/or New York Telephone Company plant in an area where street construction is in progress.
  • May be required to perform additional duties and tasks as required by the Company.

In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location.



What we’re looking for…

You know telecommunications technology and are anxious to put your knowledge and skills to work on Verizon’s network. You like to be busy and well-organized to stay on top of things. You thrive on working independently in a vibrant urban area. Your skill with scale maps, drawings and records help the whole team win - and you take pride in a job well done. 

You’ll need to have:

  • Valid state driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.

Even better if you have:

  • A related Associate Degree or 2 or more years of relevant work experience.
  • General understanding of NY811 and NYS 811 rules and regulations regarding marking out underground facilities.
  • Ability to use handheld electronic devices to record contractor work operations.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.