Mediacom Communications Corporation

Aerial Construction Lineman - Lenox

Lenox, IA

Job Description

Aerial Construction Lineman

Posted: Thursday, 5/2/2024
Position: Aerial Construction Lineman



Who we are:

Since 1995, Mediacom Communications has become a coast-to-coast presence with operations in 22 states and a team exceeding 4,000 people with the mission of bridging the digital divide between America's major cities and America's smaller regions. The services we offer-faster, more reliable internet service; expanded, free digital and HD TV choices; and superior technology in home security and phone service-are a direct result of our powerful culture of growth and innovation.

As we continue to grow, so do our career opportunities. We aim to be at the forefront in delivering easy-to-use, high-tech entertainment, communications, and internet products to the communities we serve. To achieve this, Mediacom Communications seeks talented professionals to partner with us in meeting these challenges and realizing what we can imagine. Take that next step toward your future and join our growing team!

Position Overview:
Performs aerial construction and coax splicing in accordance with NESC, NEC codes and safety regulations, Mediacom specification, policies and procedures, good workmanship; utility, federal, state and local codes

Company Benefits:

Along with that rewarding feeling, you'll be given the Power to Succeed in your career while enjoying ongoing training and a generous benefits package designed to be flexible and relevant to your needs. You'll find all sorts of advantages to joining the Mediacom team including:
  • Company provided vehicle and gas card!
  • Paid on the job training and opportunity to promote quickly!
  • Company provided tools, tablet, and phone!
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance!
  • Paid vacation, holidays and flex paid time off!
  • 401K with generous company match!
  • Employee discounts on Mediacom services, where available. In areas where Mediacom services are not available, a reimbursement of internet/cable services are provided !
  • Education Enrichment up to $5,000 per year for qualified employees!
  • Company provided uniforms and boots!
  • Employee Wellness Program!


Position Responsibilities:
  • Knowledgeable in general CATV construction practice.
  • Ability to read system prints and understand the design and operation of CATV
  • Build strand, lash cables, set bonds, build risers, set anchors and down guys.
  • Place and lash coax or fiber.
  • Placing self-support cable and inner duct.
  • Ability to drill poles and transfers existing attachments to new poles.
  • Install all cables in compliance with Mediacom Specification and all applicable codes and or regulations.
  • Climb utility poles and/or using aerial lift truck to place cables on pole per system design and spec.
  • Ability to splice active plant with AC, splice and activate new plant, read tombstones and design prints, and use a signal level meter to verify plant is within spec both forward and return.
  • Perform safety evaluations and testing work for quality
  • Maintain a safe, clean work environment.
  • Maintaining and handling all tools, equipment and assets safely and responsibly.
  • Train new ground hand(s).
  • Compliant with all safety requirements.
  • Capable of working in all temperatures, climates, and weather conditions.
  • Knowledge of various computer, tablet and smartphone operations for receiving work electronically.
  • Knowledge and awareness of safety policies for protecting yourself, your team and the public at all times.
  • Functions in various weather conditions within safety constraints.
  • Provide input to supervisor on projects.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Perform all other duties assigned


Position Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associates degree preferred.
  • 1-3 years' experience as a CATV Construction lineman or certificate of graduation from certified apprenticeship program.
  • Valid Driver's license; satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability to pass a DOT Physical.
  • Knowledge of all construction tools and equipment including; bucket trucks, lasher, blocks, pulling grips, stand/cable trailers, cable layers, hoists, bolt cutters, lay-up sticks and hand lines.
  • Ability to work flexible work hours, including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required.
  • Ability to travel and stay out of town when required.
  • Ability to interact with customers and co-workers; ability to communicate verbally.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.


Physical Requirements:
  • Physical effort represented by frequent handling of heavy objects (approx. 50-100 lbs.) and materials, or heavy hand tools.


Get to know us: Mediacom Communications is known by our Mediacom brands, including: Xtream TV, Phone and Internet, Xtream Xpert, Xtream Wifi360Pro, Xtream Hotspots, Mediacom Bolt, Mediacom Digital Home, Mediacom Business and OnMedia. When you join Mediacom, you are joining a powerful team of more than 4,000 individuals working together to serve more than 1.55 million customers in 22 states and connecting them to what matters most.

Our Awards: Mediacom is proud to have received the following recognitions: 2023 Best Managed Companies, 2022 Best Managed Companies, 2021 Best Managed Companies, 2019 Best Company for Women to Work, 2017 Best Company for People of Color and Women to Work, Content & Connectivity Human Resources (C2HR)'s 2021 Social Impact Award.

Who you are matters here: Mediacom Communications is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for all employees and applicants for employment. Mediacom Communications prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military status, marital status, status as a parent, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, reprisal for participation in protected EEO activity, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. These protections extend to all employment policies, practices, and actions, including, but not limited to, recruitment and hiring; job assignments; performance management; rewards; promotions; training and development; reassignments; discipline; and separations.

Disclaimer: When making a job offer, we consider several factors in our determination, such as years of related work experience; relevant skills and qualifications; education level; and certifications/licenses.

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