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Outside Plant Fiber Optic Lineman

Reports To:

Job Purpose:

Company Values: GRIT

  • Growth – We are dedicated to the personal and professional growth of all our team members.
  • Respect – We promote mutual respect and alignment of company purpose, professional goals, while recognizing the value in diverse personalities and work styles who are aligned to create a great company.
  • Integrity – We have the courage to do “the right thing”.
  • Trust – Placing trust in each other and empowering each other to do great work are essential to the wellbeing of our organization.

Key Roles for the Position:

  • Works together with a team
  • Works daily tasks which include building and constructing fiber optic cable plant
  • Performs construction work such as digging holes and climbing utility poles
  • Responds to and participates in emergency and outage situations

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive company vehicle in performance of job duties
  • Set, remove and repair utility poles.
  • Guy, lash, de‐lash, pull, and place strand, cable and grounding systems.
  • Assure crew’s compliance with company safety policies.
  • Read and follow maps
  • Plan work effectively and in a timely manner to meet committed completion dates.
  • Safeguard and account for company property assigned to your crew and keep accurate records of equipment.
  • Safely and effectively use tools including, but not limited to, extension ladders, step ladders, vehicle mounted aerial lift devices, and assorted hand tools.
  • Personally assure the quality of each job according to PSLightwave standards.
  • Accurately summarize work flow.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Assure crew’s compliance with vehicle maintenance.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Valid Texas Driver’s License, and be insurable by PSLightwave’s insurance carrier.
  • Must have a flexible schedule and be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Speak, read, and write English, and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Comply with company dress code for field personnel.
  • Ability to multitask and stay organized under pressure.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Minimum two (2) years’ comparable experience and/or training (or equivalent combination of education and experience).