Posted: Dec 20, 2022

Aerial Foreman/Lead Lineman

Application Deadline: N/A

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At Hunter Communications, all employees are provided a rich, fully paid benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability coverage, life insurance, and an employee assistance program. We offer very generous vacation, sick, and holiday time off, a 401k program with a generous employer match, and numerous bonus opportunities.


Hunter Communications is searching for a skilled, hard-working Lead Lineman/Aerial Foreman to join a well-established, rapidly growing company that offers a thriving environment for employees with career training, a fully paid benefits package, and generous time off.


Job Summary 


Handles the day to day field supervision and operations of the Aerial crew(s) and jobsite(s) within the Construction Department. Reports Field Supervisor, VP of Construction, Construction Operations Administrator. Oversees employee reviews, new employee hiring, employee conduct/ implementation of disciplinary actions. Acts as the primary contact and supervisor for leads/supervisors/foreman (“Leads”) working in the field on aerial projects, with other foreman, and crew members. Communicates issues to the Field Supervisor, VP of Construction and Construction Operations Administrator, and as needed.


Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for training all OSP employees on all aspects of aerial construction.
  • Performance Journals in Paylocity; create goals for each employee monthly based on the responses in their EPJ in Paylocity. Support personnel in completing those goals.
  • Works with other departments as needed to ensure our department is providing necessary deliverables and collaborate on better processes or areas for improvement.
  • Serve as a resource designated crew members to reach out to for any guidance, support, etc.



Any and all acting Managers within the department.



Supervises designated Lead Lineman and Foreman.



  • Demonstrated experience in utility construction, knowledge of fiber, telephone and CATV OSP. 
  • A minimum of 5 years, in effective management/ supervision of personnel and thorough understanding of industry standard safety procedures. 
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen. 
  • Class A CDL. 
  • Must be versed in the safe operation of all aerial equipment. 
  • GO 95 proficient as well as NESC. 
  • Flagging, CPR, Forklift, Bucket truck and Manlift certified and a current Oregon Traffic Control Supervisor certification.


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work outdoors in various types of weather and terrain.  
  • Must be able to perform heavy physical work and perform duties in a safe and efficient manner. 
  • Must be able to lift, reach, dig and carry heavy objects with frequent lifting up to 50 pounds as needed 



Hunter Communications provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.