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Aerial Lineman

Cuyahoga Falls, OH, USA Req #13
Sunday, January 28, 2024
EOE: race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability

Founded in 1964, Thayer Power & Communication Line Construction Co., LLC has established itself as one of the premier contractors in the Telecommunications, Power, & Wireless industries. With our experienced staff and fleet of vehicles, we’re able to meet telephone, power, and wireless infrastructure construction needs from concept through to reality.


Job Summary:

Thayer Power and Communication is looking for a Aerial Lineman in our Fiber Division for the construction, maintenance and operation of overhead fiber telecommunications. We are seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented individual with attention to high level of quality. 


Supervisory Responsibilities:



Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Connects, rearranges, repairs, and maintains outside cable to supply and maintain good service
  • Place aerial/buried telephone cable (copper and fiber)
  • Safe operation of a mini excavator
  • Work efficiently from a bucket truck
  • Connects wires and cables to terminals and attaches/detaches various kinds of hardware to wires, cables, buildings, or poles
  • Performs aerial tasks such as new cable installs, pole transfers, strand building, cable hanging, lashing, etc.
  • Perform construction work such as digging holes, placing cable, air pipe and inner duct in various types of conduit systems and open excavations
  • Climb utility poles and/or use aerial lift truck to place cables on poles per system design
  • Ensures all installation work is done according to quality standards, always complying with proper safety standards/procedures and work practices according to OSHA
  • Restore area to project requirements
  • Understand field prints to determine what work is to be performed as well as point out potential issues before and during work
  • Report project progress to the Foreman and relate the needs for the days to come avoiding delays of work due to lack of materials and equipment
  • Work in, on and around customer’s property while following company policies and maintaining the highest level of professionalism towards any customer and their property
  • Directly responsible for all vehicles and equipment in their control
  • Available on weekends and evenings for local call outs.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Be able to climb poles and work from aerial buckets
  • Experience in telephone outside plant construction or related experience, which includes experience in the placement of telecommunications cable (copper and fiber)
  • Experience operating a mini excavator
  • Ability to read and interpret construction prints, plans, and specifications
  • Ability to travel for projects 
  • Experience operating heavy equipment 
  • Ability to properly lift up to 50 pounds

Education and Experience:

  • Valid Class A CDL preferred


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to properly lift up to 50 pounds. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Cuyahoga Falls, OH, USA