Summary

Place, move, rearrange, replace, connect, disconnect, transfer, maintain, reroute, and remove aerial and underground plant, including service drops, house cables, and building terminals. Operate company vehicle as required. Perform such work under minimum supervision.

Responsibilities

.Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Work with heavy-duty power equipment, i.e., powerdolly, power saws, power winch, and hand tools in the installation and maintenance of outside plant facilities. The nature of this work is a variety of tasks with only general guidelines as to instructions, practices and/or procedures in doing the work. There exists in this work considerable opportunity and possibility of making errors, and the consequences of making errors would be of importance in terms of time, material wastage and/or delay before the error is discovered and corrected.
  • Handle and climb ladders and poles, work at heights in boom trucks, enter tunnels, building, trenches, crawl spaces, or manholes to place materials.
  • Attach or detach various kinds of hardware to wires, cables, buildings or poles.
  • Use test equipment to check for gas in manholes and may have to empty water and other debris from manholes.
  • Dismantle, move or remove aerial, underground or building wire, cable, associated equipment and hardware.
  • Load required tools and materials on boom trucks, center mounts, companion trucks, and pick-ups and drive to work location.
  • Read and interpret cut sheets and work order prints in order to complete work assignments.
  • Keep detailed written record of work activity.
  • This work requires frequent pushing, pulling, and lifting of moderate to heavy weight objects throughout the workday.

Qualifications

  • Tests – Results obtained in standard tests for this position must meet minimum requirements established by the Company, in accordance with Company policy.
  • First consideration will be given to an individual who in the last ten years has successfully held the position of Line Worker, OSP Construction Installer/Splicer or Plant Construction Installer, or who possesses the equivalent experience (i.e., other telecommunications company experience).
  • Must possess, at time of appointment, a valid California class “C" driver's license, and if required at the assigned job site, must demonstrate proficiency in the operation of a vehicle equipped with standard (manual shift) transmission. Individuals will be required to obtain a valid California Class “A" driver's license, after appointment, to meet vehicle or equipment operation requirements. (Class “A” drivers will be subject to random drug tests in accordance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations).
  • Legally required Criminal Records Check – Employee will be required to be fingerprinted and pass the Department of Justice criminal records screening process in order to ensure that the employee has never been convicted of, and is not the defendant in a pending criminal proceeding with respect to an arrest for, any “serious” or “violent” felony (as defined in the California Education and Penal Codes). The Department of Justice will continuously monitor the employee’s criminal record while the employee is employed in this position, and the employee shall be required to pass such continuous screening in order to retain this position.
  • Must possess the ability to perceive difference in colors.
  • Must possess the ability to distinguish audible tones/levels.

Salary Information

Hourly Rate: $15.65 - $34.70

Additional Information

Selected candidate must be available for on-call.

Test(s) Required

Verizon Job Fit Test BNon-Management SI

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Equal Employment Opportunity

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