As our veterans separate from the service, we support that transition by creating opportunities for careers and the ability to support their families. We are committed to building out the infrastructure of our nation, while building up those who have served it.
The role of National Infrastructure Technician- Aerial Lineman is responsible for installation, repair, and maintenance on poles, cables and conduits; installing aerial and buried cables with associated hardware; running fiber optic, both aerial and in underground infrastructure such as manholes. A Lineman will be responsible for assisting the construction crews as needed in order to successfully complete projects.
Shift & Pay Range: Dayshift; $24/hr. + depending on experience
Role and Responsibilities:
Assists construction crew members with successful completion of assigned projects
Working daily to learn a complete understanding of the standards, materials, techniques, and equipment used in the installation, maintenance, and repair of fiber optic OSP/ISP facilities
Accurately complete daily production forms, project activity reports and all other documentation pertaining to work assignments
Operating vehicles and aerial lift equipment using proper safety equipment once trained while following all safety and traffic regulations Preform various types of construction operations which all require heavy physical labor and lifting
Preform housekeeping duties for assigned vehicles and tools
Follows OSHA, NESC, and AmeriCrew safety regulations and precautions when completing assigned work
Assists in maintaining proper inventory on vehicle based on work assignment Installs equipment and dress pole to customer specifications, using assorted small hand and power tools
Operates chain hoist to add tension to cable and guy wires
Basic daily maintenance of company vehicles including fluids check, cleanliness vehicle organization
Assists in directing traffic flow in accordance with local and state DOT guidelines Complete tasks as assigned
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
High School Diploma, or equivalent education required
1-3 years' experience working as an Aerial Lineman or similar role Must have an understanding of basic construction principles
Must have ability to follow directions
Must have the ability to operate manual and mechanical equipment necessary to complete jobs
Must have or able to obtain knowledge of "safety systems" associated with aerial cable including set-up and emergency procedures
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Lineman Training Certification, preferred
Ability to throw 1-2 pound weighted rope over elevated cable/telephone lines and tree branches
Ability to pull lashing equipment down cable lines to secure wires Ability to use pounding equipment to install grounding rods and anchors into ground
Ability to assist in pulling out cable lines and other equipment used in installing cable wires
OSHA Certification, preferred
CPR certification, preferred
CDL License, preferred
Must be comfortable with working outdoors
This position may require being on call.
Employee will respond to emergency calls between the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
This position may require weekend work, night work and/or overnight travel
Work is primarily performed outdoors/field work