Aerial Lineman

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
ID
2022-5370
Category
Construction
Workplace Type
Field
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Join Us! This is a great opportunity to join Texstar Enterprises as an Aerial Lineman. A 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.

Overview:


A 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
  • 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
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Ability to travel when travel is required.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Splicing of active & passive equipment would be a plus

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Staring pay begins at $22.00 per hour, depending on experience.

Benefits and Company Summary

Benefits

  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching.
  • Stock purchase plan
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life and ADD&D Insurance
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation (PTO)

 

Company:

 

Join Us! This is a great opportunity to join Texstar Enterprises as an Aerial Lineman.

 

Texstar Enterprises, LLC ("Texstar") provides project management, construction, and maintenance services for telecommunications providers in the Southwest and Pacific Northwest regions of the United States. We offer a turnkey solution for network deployment that encompasses every aspect of aerial and underground line construction and all associated maintenance.

 

Headquartered in Selma, Texas. Texstar has been delivering reliable, cost-effective solutions to leading telecommunication providers across the country since 1989. We are fully committed to providing a safe work environment for our employees and continuously strive to exceed the expectations of our customers.

EEO

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)

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