Underground Telecom Lineman
Underground Telecom Lineman - COLORADO
The position of an Underground Telecom Lineman is to provide manual labor and support overall services for our aerial/underground network construction and network maintenance work.
· Ability to safely work aloft using climbing hooks, ladders, and bucket lifts
· Possess a valid driver’s license or be eligible and willing to obtain the required license for the position
· Basic knowledge of and ability to operate various types of utility trucks and equipment in a safe manner
· Basic knowledge of and ability of hand tools and equipment in a safe manner
· Ability to communicate effectively with employees
· 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
· 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
Responsibilities for Lineman
· 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
· 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
· Install and repair aerial telecommunications cable
· 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
· Setting up safety perimeter using signage, cones, safety barriers
· 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
· Substantial travel is required.
Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
Verifiable business references are required
· Medical insurance, including dental and vision
· Paid vacation and holidays
· Opportunity for growth and advancement
Valhalla Industries Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. Women, Minorities, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Please submit a resume to [email protected] for consideration. Only those qualified applicants with a provided resume will be contacted.
$24 - $28 per hour