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Lineman II

Company: MetroNet
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsDescriptionMetroNet is looking for you! MetroNet has an immediate opening for an energetic; Lineman II!At MetroNet, we pride ourselves on providing cutting-edge technology combined with outstanding customer care. We are a fast-growing telecommunication company, offering 100% fiber-optic technology. MetroNet specializes in fiber to the premise TV, voice and internet services that provide our customers with some of the fastest internet speeds in the world. Recognized for being one of the Best Places to Work in 2020 by Glassdoor. We are committed to revolutionizing the industry by enhancing the overall customer experience and optimizing the talent of our valued associates.We're looking for tech-savvy, innovative thinkers to join our team and help us create what's next!What is in it for you?

  • Competitive total compensation package
  • 80% of Medical premiums paid for by company
  • Company paid Disability and Life insurance
  • 401(k) company match and 100% vested on day 1
  • Discounted MetroNet service in our serviceable area
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Locally owned, friendly, fun atmosphereJob Summary:The Lineman II position is a Lineman that can perform both aerial and underground fiber installation work and splice fiber. In addition, the Outside plant Technician II will be expected to undertake a lead role in the field for both aerial and underground fiber installation and repair work. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned. This position requires field work which may include overtime, weekends, holidays and off hours.Travel will be required depending on the needs of business.What you will be doing:
    • Responsible for crew, vehicles, materials and crews production
    • Coordinate fiber placing and repair activities with internal departments, our fiber carriers and customers
    • Openly share knowledge with the internal team
    • Accurately completes weekly progress forms, project activity reports and all other documentation pertaining to work assignments
    • Climbs poles, ladders and will instruct new trainees
    • Can operate aerial lift equipment using proper safety equipment and instruct new trainees
    • Follows OSHA, NESC, and Metronet safety regulations and precautions when completing assigned work
    • Performs aerial plant maintenanceWhat You Need For This Position:
      • High school diploma or the equivalent is required. Advanced technical training preferred.
      • NCTI/SCTE certifications desirable
      • Minimum of 5-7 years in line work and some fiber splicing. Has to have met Outside Plant Technician I requirements for the same 5-7 years.
      • Two or more years of CATV/Telco OSP maintenance experience
      • Ability to read and interpret OSP maps and designs
      • Knowledge of NESC, OSHA, and related state and local codes
      • Proficient in the use of OTDR's and fiber optic cable splicing
      • Windows based software skills (AutoCAD, Excel, Word, Access) preferred
      • Strong planning, organizational, and follow up skills
      • Good analytical and communication skills, sound judgment, and the ability to work effectively with multiple department staffs
      • Ability to recognize priority issues and escalate accordingly
      • Must have color vision and ability to adjust focus
      • Ability to learn new processes and procedures
      • A drive to win as part of a team
      • Passion for your work and the mission of the companyIf you have a strong desire to impact, the success of our organization by ensuring we continue to attract and retain committed professionals, please apply today!MetroNet is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER#ZRQualificationsEducationRequiredHigh School or better.

Keywords: MetroNet, Des Moines , Lineman II, Other , Des Moines, Iowa

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