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Quanta Services Telecom Lineman in Medford, Oregon

About Us

Founded in 1964, Robinson Brothers Construction is a wholly owned subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), the largest utility contractor in North America. We are a general contractor dialed into the dynamics of installing infrastructure for the communications, renewable energy, natural gas, and electric utility industries. True to our word and proud of our people, we’re committed to providing superior service to our customers throughout the American West.

Between 2006 and 2016, we grew from 14 employees to a team of over 200. We’re licensed, bonded, and insured to operate in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and California. We’re pleased with our growth – but we’re not stopping here.

RBC serves its clients, invests in its employees, and competes for the future – every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and participate in E-Verify.

About this Role

Aerial Groundman, in this role you will support all phases of utility construction for various types of telecom projects. Duties will include general labor duties related to telecommunications construction as directed by the Foreman/Supervisor. Services may include placing poles, anchors and guys, aerial strand and cable, direct buried pipe, trenching cable, conventional and directional boring, placing underground conduit systems, performing inside wiring, cabling, and testing and maintenance services.


What You'll Do

The Aerial Groundman position assists the Lineman on-site by-passing tools to the Lineman or crew members, clearing undergrowth and debris from rights of way and construction path, acts as traffic control flagger, and drives/operates company trucks/bucket trucks and associated hand/power tools of all types (air hammers, tampers, chainsaws, trenching equipment, etc. Additionally, this position handles cables, conduit, and other materials as directed. The Aerial Groundman cleans-up job sites following completion of work.

Most of the work for this position is in Medford, OR and surrounding areas.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists Lineman and Crew Leader on-site by-passing tools to the Aerial Lineman or network crew members.

  • Performs all work from the ground and may assist in aerial devices/ladders.

  • Handles cables, conduit and other materials as directed.

  • Excavates and clears undergrowth from right-of-way and clears the path of debris to assist in the installation of structures or fiber as required.

  • Assembles material on the ground to be installed by the Aerial Lineman

  • Performs general clean-up of job sites, loading/unloading materials following completion of work.

  • Drives/operates company truck.

  • Flags traffic to protect employees and the public from injury.

  • Must be familiar with and follow all safety rules as works near energized parts/hazardous equipment.

  • Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned.

What You'll Bring


  • Aerial fiber construction experience and bucket truck experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of fiber optic construction prints & designs preferred.

  • Valid driver’s license required /CDL Class A license or obtain one in 90 days preferred.

  • Applicants must submit to an MVR review, drug test & criminal background check

  • Must have some knowledge in map reading NAP and Ring Cut placement.

  • Must be able to flag traffic and pass a DOT flagging class. Must be able to set out signs in accordance with DOT Guidelines when needed.

  • Must be able to distinguish the difference between all aerial hardware all bolts all dead ends, etc.

  • Must be able to do a truck inspection and notify a supervisor/crew leader if the truck has any repairs that need to be made.

  • OSHA certification is a plus or Y-COM can schedule you for the course.

  • Ability to communicate professionally with coworkers, clients, general public and leadership.

  • Regional travel will be required to project locations.

  • Must be able to work some weekends and evenings when needed, be available after hours for stand-by work when needed.

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is preferred.

  • Must be willing to travel. Depedning on where located. Most work is in Medford, OR and surrounding areas, like Grants Pass, OR.

    Physical Requirements

  • Must be physically able to deal with the following requirements: pulling fiber, pulling lasher when working in the Power Zone, being able to load and unload our trucks and trailers.

  • Must be able to perform physical activities that require considerable and sustained use of your arms, legs, and moving your entire body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, sitting standing, and handling of materials up to 75lbs.

  • Ability to wear proper safety apparel, which includes hard hats (when exiting truck on any worksite) where required, DOT reflective work vest, and proper footwear (boots)

  • Must be able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment, work in inclement weather, stand, and drive for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to utilize hand tools, identify wire size/color and accurately utilize measuring devices.

  • Ability to complete tasks with small components and wires.

  • Willing to travel. Working out of town per weekly basis. May travel up to 400 miles, stay for the week to work.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

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CategoryCraft Professionals

Position TypeFull-Time Regular


Workplace TypeField-Based