Line Technician

North Central Telephone Cooperative   Lafayette, TN   Full-time     Other
Posted on June 5, 2024

North Central Telephone Cooperative [NCTC], a provider of High-Speed Internet, IPTV and Telephone services in Lafayette, TN seeks an experienced Line Technician.

This position places and maintains cable within underground conduit system. Places direct buried cable using plowing, digging, and trenching equipment. Installs and removes aerial cable, including installation of messenger strands and transfer of cable and equipment from old poles to new poles. Sets poles using a pole truck and digging and bracing equipment. Installs Central Office feeder and distribution cable. Installs protectors and demarcation devices at subscriber premises.

Works with heavy duty power equipment and small tools in the installation, repair and maintenance of outside plant facilities. Loads necessary tools and heavy equipment onto trucks or trailers. Operates equipment such as compressors, pumps, blowers, etc., and hydraulic aerial lifts (buckets) and ladders mounted on trucks and various hand tools and testing equipment. Performs construction work such as digging holes and trenches, placing poles, and unreels, pulls, and strings wire strand and cable from pole to pole; pole to buildings, etc. Determines differences between wire and cable colors. Connects wires and cables to terminals and attaches or detaches various kinds of hardware to wires, cable, buildings or poles. Dismantles, moves or removes aerial, underground or building wire, cable, associated equipment and hardware. Climbs poles, ladders, and enters tunnels, buildings, trenches, crawl spaces and manholes to place telephone cables and equipment. Lifts and moves loads up to 100 pounds+. Required to meet DOT rules and regulations and have Commercial Driver License. Work outside in all kinds of weather. Must be able to: read and interpret documents such as maps, staking sheets, and operating and maintenance instruction manuals; operate various vehicles and construction equipment.

Required qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent required. Post high school education a plus. Graduate of an accredited Lineman School or journeyman lineman certification is required along with Lineman experience. Must have current CDL and Health Card. Basic computer skills required. Technical degree /experience in electrical and mechanical field preferred.

To be considered for this outstanding opportunity, please apply online only at: Application deadline: June 18th, 2024 NCTC, 872 Highway 52 Bypass East, Lafayette, TN 37083-


North Central Telephone Cooperative

872 Highway 52 Bypass East,
Lafayette , TN