Experienced Lineman at Prince Telecom in Wilkes Barre, PA (Job ID dd65743d-c634-48b5-bb94-8aaaf127daef)
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.
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, 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
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.
A valid, unrestricted driver's license (Commercial driver's license preferred but not required)
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 set up & maintain safe work areas
Ability to work in all weather conditions
- Ability to travel when travel is required.
- This position may require travel overnight
Splicing of active & passive equipment would be a plus
- Paid Time-Off
- Paid Holiday
- Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/Long Term Disability/Short Term Disability
- 401(k) with Company Match
- Company Stock Purchase Plan
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.
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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