Valley Communications Association (VCA) will be providing fast, reliable broadband to businesses and residents throughout our service territory. VCA will be bringing fiber optic broadband to every meter, apparatus and consumer throughout our service territory. As this project continues, VCA will be building a dedicated team, with a number of rewarding career opportunities in the upcoming months with the following positions currently open in the fiber optic utility.

Communications Journeyman Lineman

Immediate opening for a Communications Journeyman Lineman to join our team. This position will be located at our headquarters in Pahrump, Nevada.

Key Responsibilities: The Communications Journeyman Lineman position will be responsible to provide the specialized technical skills and knowledge for the construction, maintenance, and repair of OPGW (Optical Ground Wire) fiber optic cable, ADSS (All Dielectric Self Supporting) fiber optic cable, and WIMAX radio equipment.  This position will also be responsible for maintaining their specialized technical skills and knowledge to work on and around the electrical system as a Journey Lineman.

Education/Experience: This position requires a High school diploma, and qualified by successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship program and by written exam as a journey lineman required.  The successful applicant must be able to show leadership abilities and be knowledgeable on a variety of tasks required for this position.

Knowledge: The Communications Lineman must have a thorough knowledge of equipment, tools, materials, and services used by electric utilities.  Must have knowledge of State and Federal laws related to construction. Must have thorough knowledge of the Description of Units, specifications and drawings for line construction of transmission and distribution voltages; and a thorough knowledge of operating and construction procedures and practices of electric transmission and distribution organizations.  Ability to deal with co-workers and customers in a courteous and professional manner.

Position Description:  For more detailed information regarding the responsibilities, duties and specifications of the Communications Lineman position, please refer to the Job Description below.

Compensation/Benefits:  Valley Communications Association, LLC offers great pay and an unparalleled benefits package. Pay will be based on the individual’s education, training, related skills, knowledge and past experience.