The MasTec Companies

Aerial Lineman Trainee

Job Locations US-TX-Pasadena
Posted Date 5 days ago(3/16/2023 1:02 PM)
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MasTec Communications Group gives you the opportunity to utilize your telecom construction expertise. MasTec Communications Group takes great pride in providing engineering, construction, design, and management solutions that meet the growing telecommunications needs throughout the United States. Join our fast-growing team of professionals and help us provide the highest level of quality service to our customers and communities while maintaining our commitment to safety. Join us in expanding technology for a better community. 


MasTec is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans, and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


Benefits at MasTec Communications Group, we want to be the best place you could ever work! Launching your career with MasTec gives you access to a variety of opportunities in a challenging, rewarding, and innovative global environment. We are committed to providing a work environment that fosters education, training, and certification on the latest technology and processes. Plus, we offer competitive compensation and full benefits. Benefits include:

  • Health, dental, vision (after 30 days)
  • Stock options and 401(k) with match (after 6 months)
  • Generous Paid Time Off

Incentive programs where opportunities are discovered, and careers are made. MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on 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.


Job Summary

The Aerial Lineman Trainee is responsible for installing line and cables (including fiber) using various construction equipment. The Aerial Lineman Trainee will also be responsible for inspecting previously installed infrastructure to make sure it’s working properly.


  • Install and/or repair aerial CTV, coaxial and fiber cable
  • Placing, relocating, and removing poles, lines, open wire, drop and block wire to maintain efficient operation of the customer’s facilities
  • Set up safety perimeter using signage, cones, and safety barriers
  • Lead Groundman in daily work to safely complete jobs
  • Direct traffic in accordance with local DOT guidelines as necessary


  • 1+ year of experience in telecommunications construction required
  • Knowledge and understanding of OSHA safety requirements to complete the job(s) safely
  • Ability to climb/Gaff poles correctly
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Ability to read and understand work orders
  • Ability to identify aerial equipment
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast paced and quickly changing environment
  • Ability to work on call including evenings and weekends as needed
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work and climb up to 35 feet
  • Ability to lift to 70 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license required

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