Lead Communications Lineman in Jamestown, NY at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  858486

Lead Communications Lineman

Location: Jamestown, New York 

Job Summary

The Aerial Lineman works in an outside plant environment placing, rearranging and removing poles and lines. As an aerial lineman, you’ll install lines and cables (including fiber) using various construction equipment. You'll also inspect previously installed infrastructure to make sure it's working properly. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Properly climb poles with ability to safely use ladders
  • Place aerial coax and fiber cable
  • String and maintain wire (Pulling, Fiber Splicing, Clipping, Stranding & Spacing Line)
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair overhead fiber lines
  • Understanding of separation and clearance regulations
  • Utilize standard telecommunications tools
  • Read and interpret maps
  • Keep detailed record of work activity


  • 1-2 years of aerial lineman, telecommunications experience preferred
  • Properly climb poles with ability to safely use ladders
  • Proficient in new build, coax & fiber installation and pole transfers
  • Interpret engineering work plans
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends, if necessary
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to carry 75-80 lbs., to include an extension ladder.
  • Must be able to work at heights of 20+’ feet
  • Must be able to bend, stand, sit, crawl, climb and lift throughout work shift
  • Work emergency outages when required
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Job Type: Full-time









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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.


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