Aerial Cable Lineman

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham
Telecommunications Construction
Positions Available


Why join the Bear family? We offer an exciting, challenging and dynamic work environment. Bear Communications is committed to the pursuit of growth and use of innovative technologies to improve our company and increase our service offerings. We envision a future where our company is the number one communications provider in the region.


Why else? We offer an inclusive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision. Plus paid training and 3 weeks paid vacation within your first year of employment!


And…We are looking for mechanically inclined candidates with strong attention to detail and who is looking to become a long term Bear family member as Aerial Cable Lineman.


This position is based out of Huntsville, AL. Ability to travel/relocate to the Huntsville area will be a necessity. 


  • Ability to utilize bucket trucks, crawl spaces, ladders, ceilings, tunnels, and trenches to access various installation and construction points as required
  • Safely operate a boom truck, climb poles as needed, and utilize standard tools of the trade.
  • Pull coax through existing duct package, pull cable through conduit either manually, blowing, or mechanically, and splice and activate underground and aerial lines.
  • Close a project by completing daily production sheets, verifying proper levels after activation, and adjust and troubleshoot as necessary
  • Flexibility to work across all divisions (underground, fiber, coax)
  • Willing to work outside in varying weather conditions


  • Experience in UG and/or Aerial coax and fiber construction
  • Class A commercial driver’s license – If experienced, we pay for CDL if not already obtained
  • Skilled in coax splicing, balance actives, and troubleshooting RF levels using an RF meter
  • Proficient in new build, splicing, fiber installation, road widening, and pole transfers
  • Knowledge in building strand, lashing/over lashing, pole transfers, vertical grounds, and building and repairing aerial telecommunication transmission lines.

Bear is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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