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Aerial Lineman

Thayer Power & Communication

Location: Roanoke, VA, 24020
Type: Permanent, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 21, 2023
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Job Description
Founded in 1964, Thayer Power & Communication Line Construction Co., LLC has established itself as one of the premier contractors in the Telecommunications, Power, & Wireless industries. With our experienced staff and fleet of vehicles, we’re able to meet telephone, power, and wireless infrastructure construction needs from concept through to reality. Job Summary: Thayer Power and Communication is looking for a Aerial Lineman in our Fiber Division for the construction, maintenance and operation of overhead fiber telecommunications. We are seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented individual with attention to high level of quality. Supervisory Responsibilities: None Essential Duties/Responsibilities: • Connects, rearranges, repairs, and maintains outside cable to supply and maintain good service • Place aerial/buried telephone cable (copper and fiber) • Safe operation of a mini excavator • Work efficiently from a bucket truck • Connects wires and cables to terminals and attaches/detaches various kinds of hardware to wires, cables, buildings, or poles • Performs aerial tasks such as new cable installs, pole transfers, strand building, cable hanging, lashing, etc. • Perform construction work such as digging holes, placing cable, air pipe and inner duct in various types of conduit systems and open excavations • Climb utility poles and/or use aerial lift truck to place cables on poles per system design • Ensures all installation work is done according to quality standards, always complying with proper safety standards/procedures and work practices according to OSHA • Restore area to project requirements • Understand field prints to determine what work is to be performed as well as point out potential issues before and during work • Report project progress to the Foreman and relate the needs for the days to come avoiding delays of work due to lack of materials and equipment • Work in, on and around customer’s property while following company policies and maintaining the highest level of professionalism towards any customer and their property • Directly responsible for all vehicles and equipment in their control • Available on weekends and evenings for local call outs. Required Skills/Abilities: • Be able to climb poles and work from aerial buckets • Experience in telephone outside plant construction or related experience, which includes experience in the placement of telecommunications cable (copper and fiber) • Experience operating a mini excavator • Ability to read and interpret construction prints, plans, and specifications • Ability to travel for projects • Experience operating heavy equipment • Ability to properly lift up to 50 pounds Education and Experience: • Valid Class A CDL preferred Physical Requirements: • Ability to properly lift up to 50 pounds.
Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: Not Available Benefits Provided: Not Available Other Benefits: Not Available Type of Job: Regular
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