Aerial Telecom Lineman

Mastec Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 months ago

MasTec North America, Inc. is a leading national infrastructure construction company operating throughout the United States. MasTec Utility Services Group's activities include the installation, maintenance and upgrade of communication and utility infrastructure, including but not limited to: communications, electrical and natural gas distribution infrastructure.

At MasTec you'll be joining a family, where we are dedicated to supporting each other and building an atmosphere of teamwork. As part of our team, your opportunities are limitless.

In addition to the valuable skills gained through training and on-the-job experience, MasTec offers competitive pay, including medical, vision and dental coverage, 401K and employee stock discounts.

MasTec is currently seeking a Aerial Lineman to join our dynamic Team.This position is directed at the installation, operation, repair, and maintenance of telecommunications outside plant including fiber and copper cable installation. The lineman reports directly to the Construction Foreman on project status, issues with employees and equipment, and any other field operation questions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Connects, rearranges, repairs, and maintains outside cable to supply and maintain good service;

  • Place aerial/buried telephone cable (copper and fiber) and CATV (coax).

  • Inspect or test lines or cables;

  • 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;

  • Follows all safety practices and procedure;

  • 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;

  • Keep accurate notes for each project as record of work and issues;

  • 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 personal actions and any personnel, vehicles or equipment in the care, custody or control;

  • Report any personal or vehicle/equipment accidents/incidents immediately to supervisors, corporate and assist in the investigation of same.


  • Ability to climb poles and work at heights up to and exceeding 40 feet;

  • Five or more years' experience in telephony outside plant construction or related experience, which includes experience in the placement of telecommunications cable (copper and fiber) and CATV;

  • Knowledge of cable size, gauge, count, and colors of direction;

  • Possess a valid CDL (A) license or be able to attain one.


  • High School Diploma or GED preferred;

  • Ability to read and interpret construction prints, plans, and specifications;

  • Ability to operate construction equipment;

  • Basic computer skills.

Don't miss this great opportunity!

All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publically traded company MTZ (NYSE).

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

MasTec Utility Services Group is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. MOS Codes 12N, 12Q, 91C, 3E0X1, BU, CE, UT relate well to this position.

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