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Company: FirstLight
Location: Bangor
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:Responsible for providing general labor assistance and support to the aerial fiber installation crew such as manually rotating the fiber after reel, so it deploys freely by performing the following duties. Duties and Responsibilities: Hand lineman necessary protective equipment needed for work being doneDrive and operate vehiclesKeep work areas clean and organizedDiscard scrap wire, boxes, and all other itemsKeep unauthorized people away from work areaStock trucks with material commonly used dailyAssist with washing and maintaining equipment in proper working orderAssist with cleaning protective equipmentUse of various hand and power toolsAssist with loading various materials onto trucks and/or trailerAll other duties assigned by the line supervisor Overhead Duties:Employee will be in close proximity to work area in case of emergencyMust verify proper grounding of the line truckMay be required to assist lineman in second bucket while working on linesOperate bucket truck in emergency modeUnderground Duties: Assist with pulling fiberMust be knowledgeable with the materials needed and the process to strip and terminate underground cablesSkills and Abilities:Be able to communicate with others and to assimilate/understand information Be able to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with job duties Be able to work outside their regular scheduled hours Be available for emergency and/or prearranged workBe able to perform duties involving prolonged sitting, standing crouching or stoopingBe able to push, pull and position tools, equipment and structural materialBe able to lift heavy loadsBe able to work from ladders and other heights required Be able to work on smooth or uneven surfaces Be able to work with both arms overheadBe able to grip and hold lines/ropes Be able to work with small components Be able to operate assigned equipment and vehiclesAccurately read and record data Work Environment:Exposure to various outdoor weather conditions Work near moving mechanical parts Exposure to fumes or airborne particlesRisk of electrical shock and vibration Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) Specialized Training/Licensing requirements: OSHA 10-hour courseFlagger Training Todd Cable Orientation Possess a valid driver's licenseWe offer a competitive base salary, per diem pay, boot allowance, as well as an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, paid training, and paid holidays and vacation.About FirstLight:FirstLight, headquartered in Albany, New York, provides fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast connecting more than 13,000 locations in service with more than 125,000 locations serviceable by our more than 25,000-route mile network. FirstLight offers a robust suite of advanced telecommunications products featuring a comprehensive portfolio of high bandwidth connectivity solutions including Ethernet, wavelength, and dark fiber services as well as dedicated Internet access solutions, data center, cloud and voice services. FirstLight's clientele includes national cellular providers and wireline carriers and many leading enterprises, spanning high tech manufacturing and research, hospitals and healthcare, banking and financial, secondary education, colleges and universities, and local and state governments.FirstLight Fiber is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with state and federal laws, FirstLight's equal opportunity policy is that all applicants and employees are treated equally by the company with respect to employment opportunities, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or veteran disability.

Keywords: FirstLight, New England , Groundhand, Other , Bangor, Northeast

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