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Lineman - Aerial Construction

Under general supervision, this position performs tasks associated with the construction/upgrade of telephone systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists in maintaining proper inventory on vehicle based on work assignment
Ability to throw 1-2 pound weighted rope over elevated cable/telephone lines and tree branches
Ability to pull lashing equipment down cable lines to secure wires
Ability to use pounding equipment to install grounding rods and anchors into ground
Ability to assist in pulling out cable lines and other equipment used in installing cable wires
Installs equipment and dress pole to customer specifications, using assorted small hand and power tools
Operates chain hoist to add tension to cable and guy wires
Operates vehicle and bucket lift safely, following all safety and traffic regulations
Responsible to fill out daily production reports

QUALIFICATIONS
Ability to work both individually and in a team environment
Ability to communicate professionally with co-workers, homeowners, and customers
Ability to climb numerous telephone poles daily approximately 20 feet in height
Ability to lift and/or pull 100 pounds several times each day
Ability to endure long periods of standing, sitting, or walking
Ability to work in an outdoor environment during all times of the year
Must have or be able to obtain a valid CDL Class "A" driver's license

SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Lineman shall be responsible for the safety on the jobsite; including all employees for the Company and any other employers near the jobsite.
The Lineman shall ensure that there are no unsafe conditions or unsafe acts at each jobsite under their direction.
The Lineman shall ensure that the necessary safety equipment is available and is in proper working order at each jobsite under their direction.
The Lineman shall conduct periodic safety checks at the jobsite under their direction.
The Lineman shall ensure the safety of each employee under his or her direction.

ON-CALL AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
This position may require being on call. This position may require night work, weekend work, and/or overnight travel.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); or one (1) to three (3) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must be able to drive a manual transmission vehicle, have and maintain a valid CDL Class "A" driver's license and have a clean driving record.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds repeatedly. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and may be subject to adverse conditions such as high humidity, high temperatures, high wind, extreme cold, rain, sleet, and snow. The outside work environment will vary throughout the workday including changes in terrain, traffic, urban settings and/or rural settings. The employee is occasionally exposed to natural gas and to the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.EOE

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