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Aerial Lineman Cable and Telephone Utility OH and KY #5136

Absolute Opportunities
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
November 14, 2018


Aerial Lineman – Cable and Telephone Utility – OH and KY #5136

Relocation No

Location Cincinnati OH and Louisville KY


Under general supervision, this position performs tasks associated with the construction/upgrade of cable television or telephone systems.


• Assists in maintaining proper inventory on vehicle based on work assignment

• Ability to throw 1-2 pound weighted rope over elevated cable/telephone lines and tree branches

• Ability to pull lashing equipment down cable lines to secure wires

• Ability to use pounding equipment to install grounding rods and anchors into ground

• Ability to assist in pulling out cable lines and other equipment used in installing cable wires

• Installs equipment and dress pole to customer specifications, using assorted small hand and power tools

• Operates chain hoist to add tension to cable and guy wires

• Operates vehicle and bucket lift safely, following all safety and traffic regulations

• Basic daily maintenance of Company vehicle including fluids check, cleanliness vehicle organization

• Assists in directing traffic flow in accordance with local and state DOT guidelines

• Responsible to fill out daily production reports


• Must have an understanding of basic construction principles

• Must have ability to follow directions

• Must have the ability to operate manual and mechanical equipment necessary to complete jobs

• Must have or able to obtain knowledge of “safety systems” associated with aerial cable including set-up and emergency procedures


• The employee shall follow all safety rules at all times.

• The employee shall not engage in unsafe acts.

• The employee is expected to attend and participate in all safety meetings and training.

• The employee shall use all prescribed safety equipment that is required to safely do the job at hand.

• The employee shall report unsafe acts or conditions to his or her immediate Supervisor or Safety Personnel.

• The employee shall report any and all injuries, accidents and/or incidents immediately their immediate Supervisor.

• The employee shall be a safe worker on and off the job.


This position may require being on call. Employee will respond to emergency call between the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. This position may require weekend work, night work and/or overnight travel.


A High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); or one (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:

1. A High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.

2. 1 or more years of experience with elevated cable or telephone lines.