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Groundhand in San Antonio, TX at NX UTILITIES

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Summary
The 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.

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

  •  Install, upgrade and repair products
  •  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
  •  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.

Job Requirements

Qualifications
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.
  •  Experience in Pole Transfer, all types
  •  Ability to learn and apply knowledge of electrical principles
  •  May be required to work long and unpredictable hours
  •  Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather
  •  Must be able to lift 70 pounds
  •  Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Candidates must be able to pass pre-employment testing (motor vehicle, drug and background)


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.

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