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Mediacom Aerial Construction Lineman in Des Moines, Iowa

Aerial Construction Lineman

Location Des Moines, IA - (CC) Capital

Working Hours Monday - Friday 8AM to 5PM CST, additional hours as needed

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  • Full-time opportunity with benefits, 401K

  • Paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more!

    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs aerial construction and coax splicing in accordance with NESC, NEC codes and safety regulations, Mediacom specification, policies and procedures, good workmanship; utility, federal, state and local codes.

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Knowledgeable in general CATV construction practices.

  • Ability to read system prints and understand the design and operation of CATV.

  • Building strand, lashing cables, setting bonds, building risers, setting anchors and down guys.

  • Placing and lashing coax or fiber.

  • Placing self-support cable and inner duct.

  • Ability to drill poles and transfers existing attachments to new poles.

  • Install all cables in compliance with Mediacom Specification and all applicable codes and or regulations.

  • Climbing utility poles and/or using aerial lift truck to place cables on pole per system design and spec.

  • Ability to splice active plant with AC, splice and activate new plant, read tombstones and design prints, and use a signal level meter to verify plant is within spec both forward and return.

  • Performing safety evaluations and testing work for quality.

  • Maintaining a safe, clean work environment.

  • Maintaining and handling all tools, equipment and assets safely and responsibly.

  • Willing to train new ground hand(s).

  • Compliant with all safety requirements.

  • Capable of working in all temperatures, climates, and weather conditions.

  • Knowledge of various computer, tablet and smartphone operations for receiving work electronically.

  • Knowledge and awareness of safety policies for protecting yourself, your team and the public at all times.

  • Functions in various weather conditions within safety constraints.

  • Provides input to supervisor on projects.

  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Perform all other duties assigned.

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS and AVAILABILITY:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, 4-year Degree preferred.

  • 3-4 years’ experience as a CATV Construction lineman

  • Valid Driver’s license; satisfactory driving record

  • Ability to pass a DOT Physical

  • Knowledge of all construction tools and equipment including; bucket trucks, lasher, blocks, pulling grips, stand/cable trailers, cable layers, hoists, bolt cutters, lay-up sticks and hand lines.

  • Ability to work flexible work hours, including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required.

  • Ability to travel and stay out of town when required.

  • Ability to interact with customers and co-workers; ability to communicate verbally.

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Physical effort represented by frequent handling of heavy objects (approx. 75-100 lbs. minimum) with a full range of motion and no accommodations.

    Mediacom is proud to have received the following recognition, “2021 Best Managed Companies,” “2019 Best Company for Women to Work,” “2017 Best Company for People of Color and Women to Work,” and “Content & Connectivity Human Resources (C2HR)’s 2021 Social Impact Award”

    Mediacom is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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