Operator/Lineman Sr

Edinburg, VA 22824, USA Req #1910
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Shentel (NASDAQ: SHEN) is a regional telecommunications company successfully providing a broad range of telecommunication solutions for over 110 years.  Shentel is committed to enriching the lives of the customers we serve with the highest quality telecommunication services by making major investments in technology easy.  It is our vision to provide rural communities with access to the same level of telecommunications services as those found anywhere else in the US.  With operations in multiple states, we provide our customers with wireline and wireless telephone, Cable TV, and internet.  In addition Shentel is proud to be an affiliate of Sprint.  We own and operate the more than 1000 towers that support our wireless network and employ the teams who work in our 48 Sprint stores, provide customer service, and operate the wireless network.  We are looking for dedicated people with professional attitudes who take pride in providing superior customer service, closing sales and driving success of all of the facets of our business.  We're Shentel.  Always connected to you.  Shentel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. 

Job Summary:

The Operator/Lineman is responsible for operating all equipment necessary for outside plant (OSP) construction tasks associated with construction work orders. This position is the primary responsible party for all equipment in the crew which will entail preforming routine maintenance on the assigned equipment. The Operator/Lineman is also responsible for completing OSP construction tasks with little guidance both in a safe and efficient manner.

Qualifications Requirements:

a. Education: High School or Equivalent.

b. Experience Level: 1-2 Years of construction experience or technical training certifications.

c. Skills Summary:

    i. Ability to lift and carry 75 pounds.

    ii. Ability to operate all construction equipment required for OSP cable placement methods.

    iii. Ability to climb poles and work aloft, as well as underground while using power tools.

    iv. Ability to operate all construction equipment, including vehicles.

    v. Strong verbal and communication skills.

d. Licenses or Certifications:

    i. Commercial Driver’s License

    ii. VA811 Computer Based Training (CBT) Excavation Certification is preferred.

    iii. VDOT Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Certification is preferred.

Shentel provides a drug-free workplace and is an EEO employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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Other details

  • Job Family Engineering & Operations
  • Job Function Broadband
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • Edinburg, VA 22824, USA