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Nelnet Outside Plant Aerial Team Lead in Topeka, Kansas

At ALLO, we believe people are our biggest asset. Our team brings the ALLO mission to life because as local members of each community, we live, work, play, and volunteer right here with you. We're passionate about being involved and contributing to the success and progress of each of our fiberhoods.

We pursue these passions because ALLO leaders have created a workplace where folks are valued, ideas are heard, and work-life balance is an everyday practice.

Join a growing new Outside Plant (OSP) aerial construction team for one of the nation’s highest rated broadband service providers. We are hiring exceptional Aerial/Overhead Telecom Linemen!

The Outside Plant (OSP) Team Lead is responsible for performing diversified work related to the new construction and maintenance of FTTP networks. This position supports the OSP Team and works with other associates from the department to construct and deploy all-fiber facilities throughout residential and commercial communities.

The Team Lead will assist the Supervisor with administrative tasks, personnel issues, production agendas, and efficiency initiatives.


  • Safely drive, operate, and maintain bucket truck

  • Maintain tool, material, and required safety gear inventory

  • Provide the needed services for the construction, operation, and maintenance of ALLO FTTP Networks

  • Maintain thorough compliance with all federal, state, and local safety requirements

  • Keep abreast of all changes affecting any records, reports, and related information affecting this position.

  • Set a good example by always following and teaching safe practices

  • Procure tools and job related items as needed.

  • Monitor associates daily team assignments and track overall clock- in/clock-out accuracy.

  • Weekly Associates meetings and reviews.

  • Deliver coaching and/or corrective action to associates as needed, escalating issues to Supervisor when appropriate.

  • Assure that every associate completes all periodic training in a timely manner.

  • Report staffing and construction quality trends to Supervisor.

  • Present a positive and professional image for ALLO, serving as the initial public face of the company

  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned

  • Must have adequate time management skills

  • Must be a team player and problem solver who can facilitate teamwork between different aspects of construction, while maintaining high morale and meeting production goals


  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • 7 or more years of experience, Previous Team Leadership is required

  • OSHA 30

  • CDL Class A driver’s license is desired but not required

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK (http://nelnetinc.com/careers/benefits/) .

Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance.

Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Corporate Recruiting at 402-486-5725 or corporaterecruiting@nelnet.net .

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Nelnet is a leading student loan servicer – but we’re even more than that. We’re a professional services company, telecommunications innovator, and K-12 and higher education expert (and that’s just the shortlist). For over 40 years, we’ve been serving our customers and making their dreams possible.

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