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Job Title:                     Aerial Line Technician

Status:                        Hourly/Non – Exempt

Reports To:                 Foreman

Direct Reports:           None

Work Location:          Outdoor Utility Construction Site (Varies)

Job Summary

Works with a team to safely install and/or replace coaxial or fiber optic communication lines

Essential Job Functions:

  • Climb poles and ladders and operate bucket trucks to install coaxial and fiber optic communication lines with supervision
  • Assist in the daily inspections of the line and/or bucket truck and equipment and stocking of all necessary equipment and/or supplies
  • Prepare equipment and execute all pre work trip inspections prior to mobilizing work on job site
  • Assist in securing work site and equipment at the end of each shift
  • Prepare various documents, reports, and/or checklists related to work, equipment and safety
  • Remain safety conscience at all times displaying awareness of pedestrian, co-worker and vehicular traffic through the work area
  • Ensure safety signs and orange cones are out safely securing the job site
  • Conducts JHA’s and help with pre and post job videos
  • Safely and efficiently operate company vehicle as needed
  • Assume responsibility for the tools and equipment personally used from the assigned truck and ensures their return at the end of each shift
  • Report lost or damaged equipment to immediate supervisor as soon as it is discovered
  • Check, maintain and use proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as issued in compliance with OSHA and company safety rules and regulations
  • Perform routine maintenance checks on all machinery and report any excessive wear or damage
  • Keep up to date with and ensure compliance with all company safety policies and procedures
  • Identify and correct existing and/or potential safety violations
  • Ensure the security and cleanliness of trucks, tools, equipment, vehicles, storage and work areas
  • Remain up to date and knowledgeable with regard to industry best practices and procedures to maximize job performance
  • Perform other functions as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Previous experience operating and working from bucket trucks
  • Must demonstrate the ability to read, interpret, and apply basic safety, operations, and industry procedure norms
  • Must have basic working knowledge of coaxial and fiber optic installation operations and overhead construction procedures including attachment requirements as specified by N.E.S.C.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to treat customers, clients, vendors, and co-workers with dignity and respect while acting at all times with integrity and honesty


  • Previous aerial line technician / utilities experience

Physical Demands:

  • Must possess good physical fitness and range of motion including, but not limited to, the ability to occasionally lift and carry loads up to 80 pounds
  • Must be able to proficiently climb trees, towers, ladders, utility poles and other structures and proficiently perform construction duties while working from heights
  • Must be able to tolerate work in extreme outdoor weather conditions including humidity, heat and cold


What we offer for your hard work:

Competitive pay and benefits! The following benefits are offered upon reaching eligibility:

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with a company match, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and a Bonus Program!


*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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