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Date:  Sep 6, 2022

Stouffville, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

Position Title:  Aerial Lineperson

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


Position Overview  

Faster.Smarter.Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for an Aerial Lineperson (Telecommunications) to help us get there!


Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide a high level of safety, productivity and support to the line foreman ensuring quality service.
  • Interact and provide updates to Telecom Companies for the construction and maintenance of Fiber Optic and Copper Network.
  • Ensure all materials associated with the construction of aerial plant for each project are ordered and available to complete the work issued.
  • Access back yards or customer property to place cable using lashers.
  • Installation of aerial fiber optic or copper cable using existing knowledge of all required pole hardware.
  • Pull cable or strand by and or with mechanical equipment.
  • Ensure all safety signs, cones, barriers, etc. are in good shape and on the truck.
  • Review monthly vehicle inspections and in-depth knowledge of CVOR requirements.
  • Approach all customers in a courteous, professional manner ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Apply due diligence in ensuring accuracy in preparation and prompt completion of all necessary documentation (surveys, timesheets, drawings, as-builds, billing, and toolbox talks).
  • Participate in all Health and Safety efforts including daily tailboard talks with Aerial crews.
  • Set up and work safely on high traffic roads according to Book 7 standards.
  • Physical strength and stamina, the ability to carry and climb a twenty-eight-foot extension ladder weighing 80 pounds.


Required Knowledge and Experience 

  • Experience using Line & Bucket trucks, climbing poles using spurs or ladders.
  • Hands on experience with placing strand, tension requirements and all pole hardware.
  • Experience placing poles, down guys, anchors, and vertical ground wires.
  • Ability to read and request locates.
  • Valid Driver’s License, AZ or DZ a strong asset with a clean Driver’s Abstract.
  • A strong commitment to safety.
  • Ability to work independently or as a part of a crew to perform all types of Outside Plant aerial construction and maintenance/repair work.
  • Strong work ethic, self-disciplined, motivated, and organized.
  • Familiar with handling of fiber and copper cables.
  • FTTH, copper, fiber experience is an asset.
  • Experience in interpreting communication design drawings.
  • Ability to work at heights from a bucket truck and ladder.


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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