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Telecommunications Lineman

Full-time Employee


Southwest OH




$26-$34 per hour


4+ years of Aerial Lineman, telecommunication and pole climbing experience preferred. Posses or have the ability to get a DOT medical card. High school graduate or GED certificate preferred. OSHA certification is a plus, but not required. Must be able to complete online OSHA and safety-related certifications.

Other Requirements

The ideal candidate would be comfortable with traveling from location to location within the client’s service territory. Candidates must be comfortable working full time with a minimum of 40 - 45 hours per week. Compensation based on experience. DRG offers excellent benefits including: health, dental, vision and life insurance after 30 days of employment. Phone reimbursement and use of company vehicles. Vacation Pay, Company stock and 401-K eligibility after 1 year.

Job Description

DRG is looking for a Telecom Aerial Foreman who will be responsible for performing skilled tasks in accordance with standard industry practices in the construction, maintenance, and operation of underground and overhead telecommunications. This position will be responsible to use various specialized equipment in an outside fast-paced work environment as well as run a full telecom crew. DRG Telecom Aerial Linemen install, operate, maintain, inspect, and repair CATV lines to include Strand, Fiber and Coax.

Remove or install communication poles safely and efficiently
Install, operate, maintain and repair overhead telecommunications lines
Read and interpret engineering plans
Locate/troubleshoot telecommunication cables and wires
Perform maintenance on telecommunication equipment
Operates Bucket trucks, hand tools, power tools, ladders, signal level meters, voltmeters, and test equipment.
Operate communications devices in accordance with company policies.
Operate Company vehicles in a safe and responsible manner: Clean, maintain, stock, and secure assigned vehicle and equipment, in accordance with company policies.
Utilize and become proficient with tasks, tools, test equipment, and information that will enhance business results.
Adhere to industry-specific, local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.
Working on aerial spans
Completes paperwork, timesheets, test results, vehicle inspection, and logs.
Assists other Team personnel in the performance of their duties when requested to promote a Team approach to problem-solving.
Visually assess digging areas to ensure that areas have been staked/located prior to digging.
Must always comply with proper safety standards/procedures and work practices according to DRG policy or the customer’s special request.
Report all personal & vehicle accidents/incidents immediately to supervisors, cooperate, and assist in the investigation.
Operates construction equipment safely in a variety of urban and rural areas.
Safely load equipment, secure load, transport, and unload construction equipment.
Learning new skills and techniques on a continual basis and passing that on to others.
Perform other duties as assigned
Can safely and effectively operate a cable lasher and coax splice
Extensive experience in Telecommunications Pole Transfer work


Jeff LaFond
Davey Resource Group

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About Us

Asset Management is a division of Davey Resource Group Inc. (DRG) which has been employee-owned since 1979. Asset Management specializes in managing the assets of utility companies throughout the U.S. by providing solutions, focused around the electrical and telecommunication industries. We believe in smart growth that continues to provide career advancement opportunities. We utilize cutting-edge technology to deliver proven solutions for utility companies with design, construction, and field inspection services. Asset Management is currently seeking motivated self-starters that can thrive in a fast-paced environment to learn and develop new skills to contribute to our group.

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