The MasTec Companies

COM Lineman Trainee

Job Locations US-FL-Fort Myers
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/6/2023 9:44 AM)
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MasTec Communications Group is a leading national infrastructure construction company operating throughout theUnited States. MasTec – Utility Services Group’s activities include the installation, maintenance and upgrade of communication and utility infrastructure, including but not limited to: communications, electrical and natural gas distribution infrastructure.

At MasTec you’ll be joining a family, where we are dedicated to supporting each other and building an atmosphere of teamwork. As part of our team, your opportunities are limitless.


We are currently seeking a Com Lineman Trainee to join our dynamic Team. This position assists the COM Lineman in the installation, operation, repair, and maintenance of telecommunications outside plant including fiber and copper cable


Essential Duties and responsibilites:

  • Provide assistance to the COM Lineman in completion of their duties.
  • Assist placing aerial/buried telecommunications cable (copper and fiber).
  • Learns to inspect or test lines or cables.
  • Assist to connects wires and cables to terminals and attaches/detaches various kinds of hardware to wires, cables,
    buildings, or poles.
  • Learns to perform aerial tasks such as new cable installs, pole transfers, strand building, cable hanging, lashing, etc.
  • Perform construction work such as digging holes, placing cable, air pipe and inner duct in various types of conduit
    systems and open excavations.
  • Learn to climb utility poles and/or use aerial lift truck to place cables on poles per system design.
  • Ensures all installation work is done according to quality standards, always complying with proper safety standards/
    procedures and work practices according to OSHA.
  • Follows all safety practices and procedures.
  • Restore area to project requirements.
  • Understand field prints to determine what work is to be performed as well as point out potential issues before and during
  • Report any personal or vehicle/equipment accidents/incidents immediately to supervisors, corporate and assist in the
    investigation of same.



  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Basic experience in the placement of telecommunications cable (copper and fiber).
  • Valid CDL (A) license or be able to attain one.
  • Pre-employment drug screen/criminal background test is mandatory.
  • Will be required to complete OSHA 10 hour course provided by MasTec.
  • Ability to climb poles and work at heights up to and exceeding 40 feet.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction prints, plans, and specifications.
  • Ability to operate construction equipment.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and follow directions.
  • Ability and willingness to understand and comply with safety rules and regulations.

Hard work pays off. See what you’ll get for your effort:


Financial Security

  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term disability
  • Red Wing Boot Voucher

Health and Wellness

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • HSA flexible spending
  • Dependent care flexible spending
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Work/Life Balance

  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Family and medical leave
  • Bereavement leave

Employee Referral Program


Refer someone who delivers excellence just like you and receive a $1,000 incentive for a referral that becomes a permanent hire!


We meet your commitment with competitive pay and benefits. If this sounds like you, let’s talk. Build your career with MasTec!


MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

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