Knowledge, use, maintenance, and inspection of bucket trucks, aerial lifts, and climbing equipment. Candidate must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of trade, tools and equipment. Ability to climb poles. Must provide own climbing gear and hand tools. Valid Driver License Required.
- Various aerial maintenance and new construction for self-support and strand/lash cable systems.
- Various aerial maintenance and new construction tasks such as riser, down guy, overhead guy, extension arm, strand and hardware, anchor installations, pole transfers, tree trimming, re-sagging, twisting, damper removal, wreck out, vertical bonds, snowshoe installation.
- Identification and knowledge of characteristics of electric, fiber optic, coaxial cable television, and copper telephone cables.
- Knowledge and enforcement of proper safety procedures for operation of construction equipment and vehicles, minimum approach distances, weather emergency planning, hand and power tools, fall protection, personal protective equipment, rubber insulating personal protective equipment.