Telecom Line Technician / Lineman (New York State)

Telecom Line Technician / Lineman (New York State)

New York State

VC International Communications is a leading telecommunications solutions provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations. We are currently seeking experienced and motivated Linemen/Line Technicians to join our telecommunication construction operations on our current project in Long Island, NY for permanent, full-time positions. An experienced Lineman/Line Technician is involved in all facets of outside plant construction including Fibre Optics, Copper and RF Coax.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Operate vehicle-mounted aerial device equipment
  • Operate cable lashing machines and other lineman equipment
  • Load and unload equipment and cable trailers
  • Outside Plant (OSP) line construction with coax, copper and fibre cables
  • Perform testing and troubleshooting if required
  • Adhere to all company safety policies and procedures
Knowledge and Skills: 
  • Strong manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, confined spaces, isolation
  • Ability to work construction in a physically demanding atmosphere including, but is not limited to: carry, raise and climb a ladder, carry, lift and handle heavy equipment (manhole covers, cable reels)
  • Self-disciplined, motivated, organized, and a team player
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and repetitive tasks
  • Experience within the Telecommunications Industry will be considered a major asset
Experience Required: 
  • Technical training or lineman training/certification considered an asset but not required
  • Preference given to candidates with telecommunication (telecom) experience in outside plant construction (OSP) and FTTx projects
Additional Requirements: 
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required
  • Ability to travel throughout the State as required
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record check
  • Must be able to carry 75-80 lbs (this includes an extension ladder)
  • Must be able to bend, stand, sit, crawl, climb and lift throughout work shift
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
Compensation and Benefits: 
  • Competitive compensation depending on previous experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, AD&D, and LTD Benefits (Nation wide Coverage)
  • Paid Statutory Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Travel Accommodations