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Vector Force Development Telecom Aerial Lineman in Austin, Texas

Telecom Aerial Lineman Austin, TX 73301

Vector is a Veteran Owned Business with two operating units and six divisions. Vector provides energy construction and workforce services across the country that are scalable to any project with our partnerships and workforce capabilities. We are a growing company with operations in over 16 states and still expanding. We are looking to add motivated and talented individuals to our teams! Please visit and for more company information.

We are actively seeking an experienced lineman, with knowledge of proper utility construction to work on telecommunications infrastructure in the Austin, TX region.


The position requires a good working knowledge of all aspects of telecommunications construction including - make-ready, strand placement, and cable placement (both bare strand and overlash).

Experience with aerial lift devices, utility lines and poles, and the functionality of each is required.

· Ensure accuracy of work orders and work being performed is conducted to Mears’ standards in a safe and efficient manner.

· Ensure that all materials, supplies, tools and equipment are procured in a time efficient manner

· Ensure that all machinery and tools are available to the crew and everything is in proper order and state of maintenance.

· Ensure that work sites are cleaned and cleared of any hazardous materials prior to the beginning of a construction project.

· This role will require extensive travel throughout the region.

· Comply with all DOT regulations.

· Other tasks may be assigned as needed per business needs

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Skills):

· 1+ years aerial line experience in the telecommunications field

· Ability to read and understand make-ready drawings and sheets

· Ability to read and understand all aspects of cable design

· Valid driver’s license with clean driving record; Class A CDL preferred

· Strong knowledge of NESC (GO95 for California) requirements

· The ability to work safely, with or without supervision

· The ability to work aloft, either from a ladder or other aerial lift device

· Bilingual a plus, but not required

· Ability to travel


Work is performed most frequently outdoors in weather conditions that vary from below freezing temperatures to heat above 90 degrees, in wet and dry conditions and in rural areas. Employee’s may perform duties around energized and de-energized electric lines and equipment and moving mechanical parts. Work may be performed in confined spaces. Some exposure to odors, gases, dust and dirt may occur. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud.

Work is heavy and requires exertion of up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Lifting and carrying of 10 to 50 pounds frequently is required. Reaching and lifting overhead is frequent. Job requires standing, crawling, climbing, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling and reaching a majority of the time. Performs work on poles at heights of up to 75 feet, normally in awkward positions. May spend long periods of time driving and/or riding in line construction vehicles to reach remote areas of the service territory.

What is Required?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 3-5 years of relevant field experience in broadband deployments or military equivalent

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • DOT Medical Card – If driving company vehicle

  • Excellent Computer Skills

  • Excellent Communications and Interpersonal Skills

  • Pass drug screen and background check

This position is subject to the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) drug & alcohol testing regulations as outlined in 49 CFR Part 382 and/or 49 CFR Part 199.

We are committed to helping individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensuring equal opportunity to apply and compete for jobs.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 - $28.00 per hour

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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