The MasTec Companies

Aerial Telecom Lineman

Job Locations US-MD-Ijamsville
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/18/2023 10:55 AM)
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Decisive Communications gives you the opportunity to become a part of an engaging and growing industry. As an Aerial Telecom Lineman, you are an integral part of the construction team and will manage the day-to-day scheduling process for all construction projects. 


Decisive Communications 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! Make it Safe, Make it Personal, Make it Home. 


The role of the Aerial Telecom Lineman is a specialty trained employee who has expertise in the construction and repair of overhead plant or RF/ Fiber lines. The Lineman also has extensive training in specialty equipment to service these overhead projects. A Lineman will also have extensive and practical knowledge of the RF and Fiber network makeup, its operation, and network assets for troubleshooting and repair as well as new construction.


Primary Duties:

  • Construction and repair of overhead RF and Fiber service
  • Understand how to read and construct from a design schematic of map
  • Understand all inventory and equipment required for these projects
  • Certified on the use of equipment:
    • Line truck
    • Bucket truck
    • Cable Reel equipment
    • Saws and drills
  • Ability to climb poles with climbing equipment safely
  • Move and relocate RF and Fiber service
  • Familiar with NESC (National Electrical Safety Commission) safety guidelines

Secondary Duties:


  • Underground work as needed and directed and as trained
  • Flagger Certified for field work as needed
  • Ability to troubleshoot RF and Fiber line and or equipment issues
  • Lead teams in the field effectively and efficiently as needed and directed by supervisor
  • Vehicle and equipment operations from trucks to other equipment as directed and certified


Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Valid US Drivers license
  • Clean driving record
  • Lift and carry up to 70 lbs
  • Ability to read and understand maps, drawings and diagrams for project build process
  • Must pass UI Test (urinalysis)
  • Ability to read and understand design schematics and maps
  • Climbing certification or related experience
  • Practical working experience of overhead construction for both RF and Fiber
  • Knowledge of Overhead Bill of Materials
  • City, County and State clearance code knowledge and related
  • Extensive knowledge of Network architecture and design for both RF and Fiber networks
  • Flagger Certified for field work as needed
  • Excellent verbal, written, phone, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced high volume work environment
  • Dependable, flexibility to work weekends and holidays, as needed
  • Ability to be on-call, as needed.
  • Work independently under minimal supervision

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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