Lineman

Cable Services Company, Inc. - Addison, NY

Full-timeEstimated: $39,000 - $51,000 a year
EducationSkills
Summary/Objective

The Lineman performs a variety of duties related to the installation, operation, repair, and maintenance of overhead telecommunications lines.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Performs construction work such as digging holes, climbing telephone poles, placing and removing poles and anchors, pulling and stringing wire/cable from pole to pole, laying cable and conduit in the ground
Repairs and maintains major cable system and structures such as broken lashing, replacing or re-sagging aerial strand, pole transfers, down-guys, aerial to underground conversion, substructure repairs and cable replacements
Reads and interprets work orders, specifications and engineering/construction documents to determine the tasks to be performed
Operate aerial and underground equipment needed to perform work
Set up traffic control signs and cones
Flag and/or direct traffic as needed
Accurately complete all required company documentation for each assignment according to established company standards and procedures i.e. timesheet, truck report, expense report
Proficient with office management methods and techniques
May assist with general accounting tasks
Adhere to all established company safety policies and perform work in a safe manner
Perform other duties and tasks as assigned in order to help team complete a project
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to read and interpret engineering/construction prints, plans and specifications
Must have attention to detail and be thorough in completing work tasks
Ability to work efficiently, independently and collaboratively within a team environment Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
Ability to safely ascend/descend poles and ladders
Takes great pride in delivering excellent work product
Must be able to work safely at heights in excess of 20+ feet
Ability to move materials/equipment weighing up to 80 pounds
Ability to manage multiple tasks with changing priorities to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment with constant interruptions
Ability to work efficiently, independently and collaboratively within a team environment
Able to work 10+ hours in a day when necessary
Willing to work outside in varying weather conditions
Travel

Weekly travel is required for this position. Company will pay hotel expenses shared room
Required Education and Experience

High School diploma or equivalent with a minimum of one 1 year of experience as a Lineman
Experience operating and working in truck mounted aerial lifts
Experience working from engineering/construction prints, plans and specifications
Preferred Education and Experience

Two 2 years' of experience as a Lineman preferably in the telecommunications field
Experience with coax and fiber construction UG and Aerial
Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Ability to pass a criminal background screen
Valid driver's license with a clean driving record three year lookback
Pre-employment drug test
DOT physical
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This position typically requires: balancing, standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, grasping, reaching, stooping, squatting, kneeling, climbing, hearing, and talking.

Work Environment

Outside work: Exposure to varying weather conditions

Cable Services Company, Inc . is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity