Experienced Aerial Lineman / Foreman

Kanaan Communications, LLC

Overview and Essential Functions

Successful Lineman candidate must have knowledge of established aerial cable installation procedures and techniques including the placement of poles and anchors, familiarity with a wide range of tools and equipment, ability to read and understand prints/maps, safety rules, and operating instructions.


Install and repair aerial telecommunications cable

Safely use hand tools and equipment such as; wrenches, drills, ladders, lanyards, saws, lashers, climbing hooks, and more.

Safely operate mechanized equipment such as; bucket trucks, digger derrick, excavators, and more.

Setting up safety perimeter using signage, cones, safety barriers

Flagging traffic when required

Understanding of separation and clearance regulations

Ability to safely work aloft using climbing hooks and ladders.

Flexibility to work in multiple locations

Ability to travel when travel is required


Up to $2,000 Sign on Bonus for candidates with at least 12 months of aerial lineman experience and demonstrate technical knowledge.

Must be at least 18 years old

Must be able to pass pre-employment background check, motor vehicle check, drug test, and DOT physical exam, resulting in a valid medical card

Previous construction experience, preferably in the telecommunications industry.

A valid, unrestricted driver’s license (Commercial driver’s license preferred but not required)

Knowledge of established aerial cable installation procedures and techniques

Ability to climb telephone poles and work in a bucket truck and work aloft and climb poles up to 40 feet

Able to perform all duties in telecommunications construction (such as; pole transfers, maintenance builds, new build, cable installation, over lash, and strand construction)

Able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 lbs as needed with or without assistance

Ability to set up & maintain safe work areas

Ability to work in all weather conditions

Preferred Qualifications:

Splicing of active & passive equipment would be a plus

Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required.

Benefits and Company Summary

What Kanaan offers:

Opportunity to work in a growing company

Competitive Pay and weekly paychecks

Paid Time Off

Paid Holidays

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans

Life Insurance

Long & Short Term Disability

401(k) with Company Match

Employee Monthly Stock Investment Plan

Educational Reimbursement

Flexible Spending Accounts

Health Savings Account

Cigna Critical Illness & Accident Insurance

Employee Assistance Program

Legal Insurance Plan

SurgeryPlus service

Teladoc System

Who we are:

Kanaan Communications, LLC provides a wide range of services to telecommunications providers including engineering services; outside plant construction (Aerial/Underground); plant maintenance; network upgrades including node splits, fiber & coax splicing, and activation/certification work. Kanaan has a specialized power supply team providing maintenance, capital improvements, and on-demand services. Join the Kanaan Communications Team!


Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Companys policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Companys policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.