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Mediacom Aerial Construction Specialist in Des Moines, Iowa

Aerial Construction Specialist

Location Des Moines, IA - (CC) Capital

Working Hours Monday - Friday 8AM to 5PM CST, additional hours as needed

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  • Full-time opportunity with benefits, 401K

  • Paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more!

    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs aerial construction and coax splicing in accordance with NESC, NEC codes and safety regulations, Mediacom specification, policies and procedures, good workmanship; utility, federal, state and local codes.


  • Basic knowledge\ in general CATV.

  • Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to read system prints and understand basic CATV design.

  • Ability to assist with building strand, lashing cables, setting bonds, building risers, setting anchors and down guys.

  • Install all cables in compliance with Mediacom Specification and all applicable codes and or regulations.

  • Ability to Climb utility poles using gaffs or a ladder to place cables on pole per system design and spec.

  • Maintaining a safe, clean work environment.

  • Maintaining and handling all tools, equipment and assets safely and responsibly.

  • Compliant with all safety requirements.

  • Capable of working in all temperatures, climates, and weather conditions.

  • Knowledge of various computer, tablet and smartphone operations for receiving work electronically.

  • Knowledge and awareness of safety policies for protecting yourself, your team and the public at all times.

  • Functions in various weather conditions within safety constraints.

  • Perform all other duties assigned.


  • 12-24 months Cable Technician/Construction Line experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, trade school training preferred.

  • Valid Driver’s license; satisfactory driving record

  • Ability to pass a DOT Physical

  • General level of mechanical device knowledge to include hand tools and basic equipment operation.

  • Ability to work flexible work hours, including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required.

  • Ability to travel and stay out of town when required.

  • Ability to interact with customers and co-workers; ability to communicate verbally.

  • Good written and oral communication skills.


  • Physical effort represented by frequent handling of heavy objects (approx. 75-100 lbs. minimum) with a full range of motion and no accommodations.

    Mediacom is proud to have received the following recognition, “2021 Best Managed Companies,” “2019 Best Company for Women to Work,” “2017 Best Company for People of Color and Women to Work,” and “Content & Connectivity Human Resources (C2HR)’s 2021 Social Impact Award”

    Mediacom is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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