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The DDS Companies Telecom-Aerial Lineman in Rochester, New York

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Telecom-Aerial Lineman

Job Code:2021-UTL TEL-002

Location:Rochester, NY


FT/PT Status:Full Time

Job Responsibilities:

Aerial Lineman-Telecom

The Aerial Lineman-Telecom will be responsible for installing new, repairing or maintaining existing messenger strand and hardware. Position will require travel throughout New York State and will work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.

This position will be required to perform the following functions:

• Perform delash and relash of fiber, wreck out and pole placement transfers and aerial to underground conversion

• Ability to utilize bucket truck, crawl spaces, ladders, ceilings, tunnels and trenches to access various installation and construction points as necessary

• Pull coax through existing duct package, pull cable through conduit and slice and activate underground and aerial lines

• Close projects by completing daily production sheets, verify proper levels after activation and adjust and troubleshoot as necessary

Job Qualifications:

Skills and Experience


• A minimum of 3-5 years’ related experience

• Proficient in new build, fiber installations and pole transfers

• Knowledge in building strand, lashing, pole transfers, groundings as well as building and repairing aerial telecommunication lines

• Possess a valid Driver’s License and have a clean driving record

• Must be able to lift 80 lbs repeatedly

• Must be able to work in bucket trucks, climb ladders

• Moderate travel required, some overnight, out of town work possible

• Ability to work in all seasonal weather elements


• Previous experience safely operating a boom truck

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