Full Job Description - Telecommunication Lineman
FiberTel, LLC. locally grown in Utah's Art City and has rapidly expanded over the Northwest and Western regions. We are currently hiring for our Springville, Utah location.
As an advocate for economic growth in the state of Utah, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada ,and California we understand the business of conveying information. With all that is happening in our state and nationwide, we are seeing different ways of life, work, and school. The increase in work from home and online school has put a strain on internet providers and their bandwidth. Internet Providers are relying heavily on us to continue the construction and installation of fiber optics to ensure that internet service goes uninterrupted for the people of our communities.
We are a utility construction company, with a specialization in the installation of fiber optics. We offer a full turnkey experience for our clients. For our employees, we offer rewarding benefits including; medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, and 401k (with company match).
Job Description Overview:
A Successful Telecommunication Lineman candidate must have knowledge of established aerial cable installation procedures and techniques including the placement of poles and anchors, familiarity with a wide range of tools and equipment, ability to read and understand prints/maps, safety rules, and operating instructions.
Services may include placing poles, anchors and guys, aerial strand and cable, direct buried pipe, trenching cable, conventional and directional boring, placing underground conduit systems, performing inside wiring, cabling, and testing and maintenance services.
All phases of telecommunication construction include but are not limited to: Loading, driving, delivery, digging, removal and placement of various types, sizes and weight of construction materials and equipment.
Safely use hand tools and equipment such as; wrenches, drills, ladders, lanyards, saws, lashers, climbing hooks, and more.
Safely operate mechanized equipment such as; bucket trucks, digger derrick, excavators, and more.
Setting up safety perimeter using signage, cones, safety barriers
Flagging traffic when required
Understanding of separation and clearance regulations
A good driving record is required.
Basic knowledge of and ability to operate various types of utility trucks and equipment in a safe manner.
Basic knowledge of and ability to hand tools and equipment in a safe manner.
Class A Commercial Driver's License is a plus (Higher wage scales apply to CDL holders).
Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc.
Willing and able to work in all weather conditions.
Ability to climb telephone poles and work in a bucket truck and work aloft and climb poles up to 40 feet
Able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 lbs as needed with or without assistance
Able to perform all duties in telecommunications construction (such as; pole transfers, maintenance builds, new build, cable installation, over lash, and strand construction)
Ability to travel.
This is a full-time hourly position, expected to work at least 40 hours per week. This position operates in an outdoor environment and is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions including; extreme cold, rain, sleet, snow, humidity, high temperatures, and high wind. The outside work environment will vary throughout the day including changes in terrain, traffic, urban settings, and/or rural settings. This position may occasionally be exposed to natural gas and to the risk of electrical shock. Exposure to moderate to loud noise levels.
The employee will need to have the ability to stand for long periods of time (up to 12 hours at a time), tolerate work in extreme weather conditions, speak and hear worksite safety instructions, withstand prolonged and repeated: lifting, standing, climbing, kneeling, reaching and feeling, crouching, and crawling. The employee will need to be able to regularly lift 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision Plans
Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings Accounts
Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching
Short & Long Term Disability
Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance
Paid Holidays and Vacation
Pay is based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the employee.
Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required
Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. ()
The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.
Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.
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