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Aerial Lineman

Elkhart, Indiana
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Then you may have found your next career move. We're looking for an Aerial Lineman to join our team and help connect America. The Aerial Lineman will perform aerial cable installation procedures and techniques including the placement of poles and anchors. Candidates with 12 months of verifiable utility construction experience are eligible for $2500 Gross Hiring Bonus, for applications received between August 1, 2022 and September 30, 2022 (based on offer letter date) and start their employment before October 31, 2022.

What you'll do

Ability to throw 1-2 pound weighted rope over elevated cable/telephone lines and tree branches
Ability to pull lashing equipment down cable lines to secure wires
Ability to use pounding equipment to install grounding rods and anchors into ground
Ability to assist in pulling out cable lines and other equipment used in installing cable wires
Installs equipment and dress pole to customer specifications, using assorted small hand and power tools
Operates chain hoist to add tension to cable and guy wires
Operates vehicle and bucket lift safely, following all safety and traffic regulations
Basic daily maintenance of Company vehicle including fluids check, cleanliness vehicle organization
Assists in directing traffic flow in accordance with local and state DOT guidelines
Responsible to fill out daily production reports
You will install and repair aerial telecommunications cable
You will safely use hand tools and equipment such as; wrenches, drills, ladders, lanyards, saws, lashers, climbing hooks, and more
You will safely operate mechanized equipment such as; bucket trucks, digger derricks, excavators, and more
You will set up safety perimeter using signage, cones, safety barriers
You will flag traffic when required
You will understand separation and clearance regulations
You will safely work aloft using climbing hooks and ladders
You will maintain safe working habits/conditions according to all regulations, procedures and policies

Who we are looking for

Assists in maintaining proper inventory on vehicle based on work assignment
Ability to communicate professionally with co-workers, homeowners, and customers
Must have or be able to obtain a valid CDL Class "A" driver's license
You are at least 18 years old
You are authorized to work in the United States for this company
You are able to pass a DOT physical exam, resulting in a valid medical card
You have a valid standard Driver's License or Class A Commercial Driver's License
You have previous construction experience, preferably in the telecommunications industry
You have knowledge of established aerial cable installation procedures and techniques
You are able to climb telephone poles and work in a bucket truck and work aloft and climb poles up to 40 feet
You are able to perform all duties in telecommunications construction (such as; pole transfers, maintenance builds, new build, cable installation, over lash, and strand construction)
You are able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 75 lbs as needed with or without assistance
You are able to work over-time; after hours; on weekends, for emergencies or on-call
You are able to maintain a safe work environment
You are able to work in all weather conditions
You are able to travel when travel is required
You may have experience splicing of active & passive equipment

Benefits and Company Summary:

What you'll get...

Competitive Pay
Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans
Flexible Spending Accounts
Retirement Saving Plan (401K) with company matching
Stock Purchase Plan
Short & Long Term Disability
Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance
Paid Holidays and Vacation (PTO)
Tuition Reimbursement

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Who we are...

TCS Communications, LLC ("TCS") provides specialty-contracting services ranging from full service turnkey project management to specialized applications meeting telecommunications industry needs. Services include placing poles, anchors and guys, aerial strand and cable, direct buried pipe, trenching cable, conventional and directional boring, placing underground conduit systems, performing inside wiring and cabling, and testing and maintenance services.

Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, TCS was founded in 1978 and serves telecommunications and other utility customers throughout the United States. TCS' has extensive management experience and is ready to provide the quality service that customers expect, as well as expand to meet the needs of utility owners, educational institutions, and governmental communities as they move to build fiber networks, broadband systems and other applications.


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. ()

The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.
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  • Job Reference: 707460731-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: TCS Communications
  • Location: Elkhart, Indiana
  • Salary: $2,500
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent