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Line Crew Technician

Greensboro, NC, USA ● High Point, NC, USA ● Winston-Salem, NC, USA Req #1341
Monday, June 6, 2022

Company Overview

Lumos is a growing fiber service provider delivering high-speed broadband internet, Wi-Fi, digital voice, streaming TV, and other hosted communications services to residential and small business customers within Virginia, as well as in North Carolina where we are known as NorthState.  We currently have an expanding network of over 5,000 routes miles of fiber with robust Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) broadband expansion plans underway to accelerate serving more homes and businesses with connectivity throughout the region. Our product offering is available to nearly 200,000 addresses and growing.

We are more than your average internet company. Our customers enjoy the fastest fiber speeds available built on a network they can truly count on – all backed by local, expert customer care teams. We know that fast, reliable Internet is what our customers need to stay connected to the things that matter. That continuous connection is our commitment to our community.  Lumos and NorthState are sponsored by EQT Infrastructure, one of the most successful global private equity firms in the fiber industry space.
 

The Position

The position of Line Crew Technician is responsible for installation and maintenance of poles, cables, and facilities attached to poles. Position requires a high degree of safety, the ability to work at heights, and the ability to climb poles.
 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform all related activities for construction and maintenance of outside plant facilities in varying environments
  • Includes pole placement, anchor placement, cable placement, and cable re-arrangements
  • Must have a working knowledge of NESC, OSHA and State rules and regulations
  • Must be familiar with deadline driven construction environments
  • May perform shift work as projects dictate
  • Must perform repairs of outside plant and be available for on call repair coverage
  • Must obtain and maintain a commercial vehicle operators license
  • Record and maintain OSPC related record sets
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Education:  Associate degree in electronics preferred, but not required
  • Experience:   Two years line construction experience is preferred. Must be certified, or obtain certifications in accordance with local and state highway safety regulations. Must be able to qualify for a commercial driver’s license from the State.
  • Key Competencies:  
    • Basic troubleshooting skills
    • Organized approach to work
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
    • Knowledge of NESC, OSHA rules 
    • Demonstrate safe work practices
    • Ability to work heights 
    • Ability to, or ability to learn, to climb poles using gaffs and belt, and extension ladders

 

Benefits: Includes Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement, Gym Reimbursement, Paid vacation/holiday leave and more. 

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Other details

  • Job Family Infrastructure and Supply Chain
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Greensboro, NC, USA
  • High Point, NC, USA
  • Winston-Salem, NC, USA