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Telcom Construction Inc Aerial Lineman - Ottawa, KS in Ottawa, Kansas

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Company:

TelCom Construction is an established national underground utility contractor with growing market presence within the telecommunications industry headquartered in Clearwater, MN. Established in 2000, TelCom Construction, LLC is a full service, turnkey telecommunications utility contractor, with locations throughout the Central US. Our focus on delivering a quality product with attention to safety, integrity and customer satisfaction has driven our success.

Overview:

TelCom Construction is looking for motivated employees to join our team! We are currently hiring for a full-time Aerial Lineman to work out of the Ottawa, KS location. Successful 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Install and repair aerial telecommunications cable

  • Placing and removing utility poles

  • 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

  • Ability to safely work aloft using climbing hooks and ladders.

  • Flexibility to work in multiple locations

  • Keep appropriate documentation (time cards, asbuilts, etc.)

  • Other fiber optic duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical exam, resulting in a valid medical card

  • Previous construction experience, preferably in the telecommunications industry but willing to train the right candidate

  • A valid, unrestricted driver’s license

  • Willing to obtain Class A CDL within 6 months of employment

  • Knowledge of established aerial cable installation procedures and techniques

  • Ability to climb telephone poles and work in a bucket truck and work aloft and climb poles up to 40 feet

  • Able to perform all duties in telecommunications construction (such as; pole transfers, maintenance builds, new build, cable installation, over lash, and strand construction)

  • Able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 lbs as needed with or without assistance

  • Ability to interact and communicate with co-workers & customers in a clear & professional manor

  • Ability to set up & maintain safe work areas

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

  • Ability to travel when travel is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Splicing of active & passive equipment would be a plus

Why Should You Apply:

  • Training provided upon obtaining employment for CDL License

  • We offer paid lodging, a daily per diem per day when overnight travel is required and we also provide company vehicles for crew’s use to get to and from job sites

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long-term disability insurance, 401k retirement plan with company match and tuition reimbursement

  • Paid time off

  • Up to 7 paid annual Holidays

  • Willing to train motivated employees who want to get their foot in the door and learn new skills, including equipment operation and utility locating

  • Rapid advancement is available for those who possess the determination and attitude to progress in their careers

  • New and updated trucks and equipment

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.

TelCom is proud to be an EEO/AA and Veteran-Friendly employer!

To apply for this opportunity, please visit our career page at www.telcomconstruction.com/career


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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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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