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USIC Line Worker - 1st Class in Portland, Maine

Job Description:

$5,000 Sign On Bonus!(1st half paid out on 90 day anniversary, 2nd half out on 1 year anniversary)

Is it time to elevate your career with a company dedicated to being the best in the industry; who values integrity, dedication, and hard work? If so, On Target wants you to join their ranks! We offer competitive pay, a generous benefits package and opportunities for advancement.

At On Target, we are a fast-growing company that provides a variety of utility services such as power line, telecommunications, metering and smart grid services throughout the Northeast. Relocation assistance is available.

This position is responsible for the construction and maintenance of line projects including transmission, distribution and telecommunication lines and related equipment/structures/facilities both overhead and underground.

Starting pay for this position is up to $72.25/hr. DOE

Your Responsibilities as a 1st Class Line Worker:

  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of all relevant construction safety and maintenance operating standards/codes/policies/guidelines.

  • Efficiently performs all types of line work in accordance with all construction safety and maintenance standards/codes/policies/guidelines. Tasks including, but not limited to:

  • working on/around energized lines and equipment (overhead and underground facilities),

  • installing and removing poles,

  • climbing transmission and distribution poles/structures,

  • installing and maintaining all equipment related to transmission and distribution poles/structures,

  • installing fiber optic cable (overhead and underground),

  • completing any required hot sticking work,

  • secures/operates tools, equipment and instruments of the trade and ensures required maintenance is performed.

  • Reads, interprets, and works from sketches, diagrams, and work plans.

  • Work with internal and external teams in a professional, courteous manner to meet all project requirements, inventory/equipment needs, and schedules including any required documentation.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet customer demands/schedule, including overtime and emergency duty as requested (nights, weekends, holidays).

  • Travel extensively including overnight.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management including leadership responsibilities when required.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What We Need From You (Our Requirements):

  • Must have a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License.

  • High school graduate or equivalent; relevant college/technical school training or equivalent work experience highly preferred.

  • Must have a demonstrated working knowledge/understanding of relevant utility design, construction, and maintenance including related equipment, safety requirements, standard operating procedures, and federal/state/local laws.

  • Must have a minimum of 57 months experience performing power line worker tasks and the ability to perform all requirements of the Line Worker 2nd Class position.

  • Ability to successfully obtain and/or maintain required licenses/certifications/documents.

  • Must have professional interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, and a strong work ethic; self-motivated.

  • Must demonstrate leadership skills by proactively coaching, mentoring, and directing the work and training of less experienced coworkers.

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a DOT Medical Examiner’s Card (DOT Card).

  • Ability to climb utility poles and/or work out of an aerial lift device.

  • Ability to lift 100 lbs. on an occasional basis and up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis.

  • Ability to work outside in all types of weather conditions including standing, walking, and working on uneven ground for the full workday.

  • Ability to operate/drive all trade-related equipment/vehicles for several hours every day.

  • Must have the ability to see/distinguish colors and to hear clearly.

W h y You ' ll Love Wo rk i n g for Us ( O u r B e n e fi t s ) :

  • 100% p aid t r ai n i n g – We ' r e in v e sted in you, s t a rting on your f irst day.

  • Co mp a n y p h o ne a n d necessary e qu i p m e n t – Adv a n ce d t e c hnology you c a n c ount on.

  • Daily p ay – A cce ss your p a y wh e n you n e e d it mos t . I nstantly tr a ns f e r yo u r e a rnings to your b a nk s a me d a y.

  • Co mp re h e n sive i n s u r a nc e o p tions – A v a ri e ty of e x ce l l e nt insur a n c e c h oic e s including medi ca l, dent a l, v i sion, a nd l i f e .

  • 401(k) w ith c o mp a n y m at c h – W e will h e lp you s a ve for the long t e rm w i th our c ompeti t ive 401 ( k) e mp l oy e r m a tch p r o g r a m.

  • PTO a n d p aid h ol id ays – Even in your first year, s o you ca n sp e nd t i me w i th your lov e d on e s.

  • T e nu r e Boots Pr og r am – P rovid e s a $200 vou c h e r to buy a n e w p a ir of w ork b oots on your fi r st anniv e r s a ry a n d e v e ry ye a r a ft e r.

  • T ec h Heal t h D e sk – D e dic a ted re p r e s e n t a t i v e s to g e t you wh a t you ne e d wh e n you n ee d i t .

  • E m p loyee d iscou n ts & p er k s – Outs t a nding d i s c ounts a t m a jor re taile r s a nd s e rvi c e

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

On Target Utility Services, headquartered in Gardiner, Maine, provides telecommunications and power line services to utility, telecommunication, cable and private customers throughout the Northeast.