Telecom Aerial Lineman

Job Locations US-PA-Old Forge
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/14/2023 8:41 AM)
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The role of a Telecom Lineman is a specialty trained technician with an expertise in the construction and repair of overhead

plant or RF/Fiber lines. This Lineman will also have extensive training in specialty equipment to service these overhead


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Install and/or repair aerial CTV, coaxial and fiber cable
  • Placing, relocating and removing poles, lines, open wire, drop and block wire in order 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

Skills & Qualifications

  • 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 blue prints
  • 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 up to 70 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Ability to climb poles with climbing equipment safely
  • Move and relocate RF and Fiber service
  • Familiar with NESC (National Electrical Safety Commission) safety guidelines
  • 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

Certified on the use of equipment:

  • Line truck
  • Bucket truck
  • Cable reel equipment
  • Saws and drills


  • Competitive Wages
  • Overtime Potential
  • Growth Opportunity
  • Medical/Prescription/Vision/Dental Insurance
  • 401(k)/Stock Options/Discount [NYSE:MTZ]
  • Holidays & Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Life Insurance/AD&D

Salary: $20.00-25.00 Hr DOE




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