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Aerial Lineman - CDL Preferred

Job Title
Aerial Lineman - CDL Preferred
Job ID
Mineral Wells,  WV
Other Location

Company Profile:
Networks Built Better.
Congruex is a multi-national organization that specializes in broadband network construction and engineering.  We support some of the largest service providers in the United States with a footprint that extends across the nation.  Our turn-key design and build solutions allow our customers to deliver more data, more bandwidth, and ultimately support more devices for their end users.
Our diverse self-perform capabilities allow us to deliver high quality telecommunications and utility solutions with efficiency as one combined end-to-end business.

Congruex is a growing collection of subsidiary operating units.  Our unified vision is to be the nation’s largest end-to-end provider of network design, engineering, construction, and maintenance for broadband operators.  We are One Congruex.

Our Mission & Values
It is our mission to satisfy our customers by providing the expertise, technology, and resources necessary to build better networks.

Congruex is committed to the overall health, wellness, and safety of our people.  We support diversity, inclusion, and the right to live freely with mutual respect.

These values are ingrained in our core values of GRIT.

At Congruex, GRIT is an acronym for guts, reliability, improvement, and teamwork – having the GUTS to do the right thing, being RELIABLE to deliver what we promise, IMPROVING ourselves every day, and embracing TEAMWORK together as One Congruex.

Gudenkauf, a Congruex Company

Gudenkauf is a diversified telecommunications, utility and systems integration solution provider with the personnel, equipment, expertise, and experience to deliver even in the toughest and most complicated conditions. We offer a variety of services from outside plant construction, fiber optic splicing and testing, utility locating, intelligent transportation systems, gas line cathodic protection, and emergency restoration services. We have grown to service the states of Ohio, West Virginia, along with expanding into Kentucky, Indiana, and Pennsylvania.

Job Summary:
We are looking for an Aerial Lineman to join our growing team. The Aerial Lineman will be responsible for building and maintaining aerial telecommunications systems which can consist of aerial and underground facilities. We are looking for someone with thorough knowledge of electricity, pole-line materials, and the proper and safe use of tools and equipment with previous telecommunications construction experience. 

Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • Build and maintain aerial telecommunications systems which can consist of aerial and underground facilities
  • 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 and flag traffic when required
  • Understand separation and clearance regulations
  • Plan and initiate projects
  • Trim trees and clear routes
  • Interact with customers, utility owners and governmental officials always representing Gudenkauf in a positive and professional manner
  • Identify areas where processes and procedures could be improved to elevate the company as a whole
  • Clean and maintain all company vehicles and equipment assigned for use
  • Perform duties in standard and high-risk areas
  • Safely and successfully perform duties all year round
  • Perform physical tasks required to successfully complete day-to-day operations
  • Travel overnight to various sites as requested
Required Skills:
  • Have a thorough knowledge of electricity, pole-line materials, the proper and safe use of tools and equipment used in line construction and maintenance
  • Have a thorough knowledge of RUS Construction Specifications, be familiar with the Aerial Safety Codes and Practices, and work methods associated with aerial line work
  • Valid Driver’s License (unrestricted)
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
  • General knowledge of construction practices and equipment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact with the crew, leadership, and clients
  • Function effectively as an integral part of a team
  • Meet physical demands – lift and/or move 50 to 150 pounds
  • Ability to perform all work outdoors, subject to inclement weather conditions
Desired Qualifications:
  • CDL preferred, or willing to obtain one
  • OSHA certified
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.


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