- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Our Verizon Wireline technicians will be working in teams of two or more to perform work associated with installation, removal and rearranging outside plant facilities. You will have the opportunity to connect wires and cables to terminals and attach or detach various kinds of hardware to wires, cables and poles. While driving a Company vehicle to and from each work location, you will perform important work that contributes to connecting our millions of customers on the best network. This opportunity is a three year temporary assignment addressing a specific project lasting up to 36 months and includes benefits.
• Dismantle, move or remove aerial, underground or building wire, cable, associated equipment, poles and hardware related to the outside telephone plant.
• Perform construction work, such as digging holes, placing and removing poles, laying cable, unreeling, pulling and stringing wire and cable from pole to pole.
• Climb poles and ladders, to install, remove and rearrange equipment.
• Work in remote and rough terrain locations.
• Operate power equipment such as winches, chain saws, and hydraulic equipment such as aerial lifts (buckets), diggers-derricks mounted on trucks, hand tools, etc.
• Load tools and equipment onto trucks and/or trailers.
• Read and interpret engineering plans.
• Keep reports and records and perform other duties as may be assigned.
• Work outside and may be exposed to all weather conditions as well as dirt, grease and wood preservatives, poison ivy, oak, bee stings, etc.
• Wear appropriate safety equipment and abide by all National Electrical Safety codes and Company Safety policies and procedures.
• May be assigned to work other locations and out of town for various lengths of time requiring overnight stay.
• Must meet required test results for this position in accordance with Company policy.
• Must meet Verizon medical standards for the job. Must meet weight restriction to comply with OSHA/Company safety standards.
• Must have ability to perceive differences in wire and cable colors.
• Must be able to lift 100 lbs. or more many times a day.
• Must be available to work scheduled tours designated by the needs of the business.
• Must have ability to work day, evenings or nightshifts and overtime; emergency call outs, weekends and holidays, as the needs of the business necessitate.
• Successful completion of a background investigation, DOT physical and drug screening is required.
Weekly Rate: $463.00 - $1746.50
This position may require you to work various tours Monday to Saturday from 6am to 10pm and/or overnight. Overtime hours may include evenings, nights, weekends and/or holidays.
Verizon will provide a training program that may require out of state travel and overnight stay.
Successful candidates will have obtained a Commercial Driver License (CDL) Permit prior to joining Verizon.
Verizon will provide fully paid CDL training for candidates who hold a CDL Permit.
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About the company
For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.
We help people, businesses and things communicate better.
The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.