Telecom Lineman

Allstate Sales Group, Inc. | Columbia, SC

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Posted Date 10/09/2023
Description The Telecom Lineman at ASG is tasked with placing fiber and copper cable and associated equipment in Buildings, Aerial, Buried, and Underground environments. This work will be performed in all weather conditions. ASG Lineman coordinates and schedules traffic control for the job they have been assigned and acts as a lead technician to the working Groundman and Apprentice Lineman on their job site.

What we're looking for:

Honesty - You will be working in a team that relies on honesty and transparency to achieve our goals and deliver quality results.

Integrity - As a company, we are committed to integrity and excellence in our industry, and we seek candidates who share our vision and passion.

Respect - Respect and professionalism are core values for this role, as you will be interacting with customers, partners, and colleagues from different cultures and backgrounds.

What we offer:

Pay Scale: $25.00 - $30.00/Per Hour + $2,500 Sign on Bonus

Benefits & Perks:
  • Comprehensive health benefits plan including Medical, Dental, and Vision.
  • 401(k) with company match
  • 18% Verizon Wireless discount (primary line only, excludes unlimited plans)
  • Pet Protection Insurance through Nationwide
  • Remote and/or hybrid work schedules
  • Gym/Exercise Facility Reimbursement through qualifying medical plans
  • Generous paid time off and 8 company-paid holidays (plus 1 floating holiday)
What you'll do: (Including, but not limited to):
  • Reads and interprets work orders, specifications, and engineering drawings to determine work to be done in a task sequence.
  • Performs construction work including but not limited to digging holes, climbing ladders on poles, placing and removing the cable, stringing wire/cable from pole to pole, and laying cable and conduit in the ground.
  • Ability to operate power equipment such as compressors, pumps, blowers, hydraulic diggers, and hydraulic aerial lifts mounted on trucks.
  • Uses test equipment to check for gas in manholes; may be required to empty water and other debris from manholes.
  • Dismantles, moves, and removes aerial, underground, or building wire, cable-associated equipment, and hardware.
  • Connects wires and cables to terminals and attaches/detaches various kinds of hardware to wires, cables, buildings, or poles.
  • Responds to and participates in emergency and outage situations that require heavy construction capabilities.
  • Ensures that all work is performed safely. Keeping in mind the customer and general public and compliance of Cal-OSHA, OSHA, NESC, and Go95 Standards.
  • Able and willing to work outdoors and in inclement weather conditions.
  • Completes daily production reports and As-Built documentation on prints.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Repairs and maintains major cable systems and structures such as broken lashing, replacing, or re-sagging aerial strand, pole transfers, down-guys, aerial to underground conversion, substructure repairs, and cable replacements.
What you'll need:

  • Must have a valid driver's license and transportation
  • Must have 2-5 years of recent experience
  • Extensive knowledge of approved practices, procedures, tools, and materials used in telecom line construction work.
  • CDL - Class A is required
  • Identify differences in wire and cable size.
  • Required to lift moderately heavy equipment, such as telephone lines; climb structures; and stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a confined space and at high elevations (poles, hydraulic lift buckets, ladders.
Desired Skills
  • Climb up and down poles, ladders, machinery, and other objects.
  • Push, pull, reach, and carry objects such as tools, materials, and equipment weighing up to 75 lbs.
  • Load and unload tools and equipment on the truck.
  • Coordinate movement of eyes, hands, fingers, and feet.
  • Vision including depth perception, close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • All work is performed at remote locations; driving and sitting are required.
  • All work is outdoors, subject to inclement weather conditions.
  • Working in confined spaces.
Job Type: Full-Time - Hourly (Non-Exempt)

Your Working Environment:

  • The work often requires that you drive utility vehicles and work outdoors.
  • Must work under challenging weather conditions, such as in snow, wind, rain, and extreme heat and cold.
  • Travel and weekend work may be required
Your Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to work in aerial buckets that have a restriction of 300 pounds with PPE & tools.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 70 pounds, including the ability to carry, climb and operate an extension ladder (approx. 28 ft high and 75 pounds).
Equal Opportunity Employer

ASG is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and provides consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.

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