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TelCom Construction Aerial Lineman in Omaha, Nebraska

Overview and Essential Functions

Looking for your next career move in one of the largest growing industries in the country? TelCom Construction is a turn-key telecommunications contractor hiring full-time Telecommunications Aerial Line Workers. TelCom's line workers perform construction and maintenance functions related to aerial telecommunications infrastructure.

What will you do?

  • Install and repair aerial telecommunications cable

  • Place and remove utility poles

  • Safely use hand tools and equipment such as; wrenches, drills, ladders, lanyards, saws, lashers, climbing hooks, and more

  • Safely operate mechanized equipment such as; bucket trucks, digger derrick, excavators, and more

  • Set up safety perimeter using signage, cones, safety barriers

  • Flag traffic when required

  • Understand of separation and clearance regulations

  • Safely work aloft using climbing hooks and ladders.

  • Flexibility to work in multiple locations

  • Maintain appropriate documentation (time cards, asbuilts, etc.)

  • Other duties (including potential underground functions) as necessary and assigned


  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Must be able to pass and maintain a DOT health card

  • Previous construction experience, preferably in the telecommunications industry but willing to train the right candidate

  • A valid, unrestricted driver’s license with good driving record

  • Willing to obtain Unrestricted Class A CDL within 6 months of employment

  • Knowledge of established aerial cable installation procedures and techniques

  • Ability to climb telephone poles and work in a bucket truck and work aloft and climb poles up to 40 feet

  • Able to perform all duties in telecommunications construction (such as; pole transfers, maintenance builds, new build, cable installation, over lash, and strand construction)

  • Able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 lbs as needed with or without assistance

  • Ability to interact and communicate with co-workers & customers in a clear & professional manor

  • Ability to set up & maintain safe work areas

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

  • Ability to travel when travel is required

Benefits and Company Summary

  • Paid lodging and per diem when overnight travel is required

  • Company vehicles for business use

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Accident, Critical Illness, Life and AD&D, Short and Long-term disability insurance, Legal, both traditional and ROTH 401k retirement plans with company match, Company stock purchase program and tuition reimbursement

  • Paid time off

  • 8 paid annual Holidays

  • Advancement opportunities, including ongoing training opportunities, for individuals demonstrating an aptitude and drive to expand their skill base as well as the determination and positive attitude to progress their career


TelCom Construction is a full service, turnkey telecommunications utility contractor with a growing market presence within the industry. Headquartered in Clearwater, MN and with locations throughout the Upper Midwest, our focus on Midwestern values and continuously delivering a quality product with attention to safety, integrity and customer satisfaction has driven our success.

TelCom is proud to be an EEO/AA and Veteran-Friendly employer!

To apply for this opportunity, please visit our career page at


Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (

The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.