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Aerial Fiber Technician

Full-time Employee


North Texas

Job Description

Job Description
Job Description and Responsibilities:

The Certified Aerial Lineman under direct supervision of the Project Manager performs a variety of duties related to the installation, operation, repair, and maintenance of overhead and/or underground distribution systems, and transmission facilities. Has complete understanding, knowledge, and understanding of aerial line work in telecommunication construction. Has ability to lead subordinates in a crew experience on the job.
The ideal Aerial Telecommunication Lineman will be responsible for new construction, repair and installation of fiber and copper lines and have experience working with the hanging of fiber/copper on power or telecommunication poles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Follow safety rules and practices (Wearing PPE, Set-up Work Zone, Proper Digging Techniques)

Ability to read cable, phone and fiber prints, Ability to read prints for accuracy and scope of work

Know the tooling for line work and how to use, adjust and calibrate them.

Install, upgrade and repair products

Fusion Fiber splicing and OTDR Testing a plus but not required

Run cable in buildings; lash and de-lash existing cable

Ability to perform all duties of aerial maintenance and line work

Install and remove various anchors systems (sidewalk arms, guy guards etc)

Ensures all installation work is done according to quality standards

Assist in the coordination between local utility companies when necessary

Assists with work overflow

Dig pits and trenches as necessary to complete the work.

Follows all company policy and procedures

Knowledge and understanding of safety requirements and the use of personal protective equipment

Understanding of emergency restoration protocols

Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Three years of experience in coax, aerial, and fiber construction

Experience with installation and network upgrades a plus

Proficient in pole climbing and working from hooks/gaffs

Ability to climb poles and work at heights up to and exceeding 30 ft.

Must be able to work from heights from an elevated aerial device. (0’ to 80’)

Experience in Pole Transfer, all types

Ability to learn and apply knowledge of electrical principles

May be required to work long and unpredictable hours

The ability to work outdoors in a diverse environment.

Must be able to lift 70 pounds

Must comply with OSHA related standards.

A high awareness of safety and compliance with company safety rules is required at all times.

Must have a valid driver license (Will be required to drive a company vehicle safely as needed to get to each job site to perform work.)

Candidates must be able to pass pre-employment testing (motor vehicle, drug and background)

Immediate openings available

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Vision Insurance


Ernie Quintana
VP of sales and operations
Boyd Connected Services Inc.
972-525-9700 ext. 1923

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About Us

Boyd Connected Services is a family-owned and operated telecommunications and Security contractor that has been in business since 1999. We proudly work year-round and are continually growing and looking to add skilled workers to our team.

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