Aerial Lineman

February 23, 2021
Job Type


TelForce Group is looking for Aerial Linemen in the Williamsport, PA area. This is a full time, direct hire position.

The Lineman performs a variety of duties related to the installation, operation, repair, and maintenance of overhead telecommunications lines.

Aerial Lineman Description:

  • Performs construction work such as digging holes, climbing telephone poles, placing and removing poles and anchors, pulling and stringing wire / cable from pole to pole, laying cable and conduit in the ground
  • Repairs and maintains major cable systems and structures such as broken lashing, replacing or re-sagging aerial strand, pole transfers, down-guys, aerial to underground conversion, substructure repairs and cable replacements
  • Reads and interprets work orders, specifications and engineering / construction documents to determine the tasks to be performed
  • Operate aerial and underground equipment needed to perform work
  • Set up traffic control signs and cones
  • Flag and/or direct traffic as needed
  • Accurately complete all required company documentation for each assignment according to established company standards and procedures (ie timesheet, truck report, expense report)
  • Proficient with office management methods and techniques
  • May assist with general accounting tasks
  • Adhere to all established company safety policies and perform work in a safe manner
  • Perform other tasks and assignments as assigned in order to help team complete a project

Aerial Lineman Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering / construction prints, plans and specifications
  • Must have attention to detail and be thorough in completing work tasks
  • Ability to work efficiently, independently and collaboratively within a team environment Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to safely ascend/descend poles and ladders
  • Must be able to work safely at heights in excess of 20+ feet
  • Ability to move materials / equipment weighing up to 80 pounds
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with changing priorities to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment with constant interruptions
  • Ability to work efficiently, independently and collaboratively within a team environment
  • Able to work 10+ hours in a day when necessary
  • Willing to work outside in varying weather conditions

Candidates must have a valid driver’s licenses and be insured; some jobs may require travel up to multiple weeks at a time. Please send all resumes with certifications relative to the job to In subject line, please note the position you are applying for, a current resume in Word format, 2 references, phone number and email. We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole discretion. All resumes submitted to TelForce will become the property of TelForce and shall have the right to display to a third party or in our database for consumption. Call Jaimi at 615.915.3119.

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