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Nelnet Outside Plant Construction Lineman / Foreman (Traveling role) in Des Moines, Iowa

At ALLO, we believe people are our biggest asset. Our team brings the ALLO mission to life because as local members of each community, we live, work, play, and volunteer right here with you. We're passionate about being involved and contributing to the success and progress of each of our fiberhoods.

We pursue these passions because ALLO leaders have created a workplace where folks are valued, ideas are heard, and work-life balance is an everyday practice.

ALLO OSP Construction – join a growing new OSP aerial construction team for one of the nation’s highest rated broadband service providers. We are hiring exceptional Aerial/Overhead Telecom Linemen!

This role will require around 75% travel throughout the Arizona, Colorado, and Nebraska area

OSP Telecom Lineman / Foreman is responsible for performing diversified work related to the new construction and maintenance of FTTP networks. This position supports the OSP Team and works with other associates from the department to construct and deploy all-fiber facilities throughout residential and commercial communities.

Please Note: This is a travel-based position primarily throughout Nebraska and Colorado.


  • Safely drive, operate, and maintain bucket truck

  • Maintain tool, material, and required safety gear inventory

  • Provide the needed services for the construction, operation, and maintenance of ALLO FTTP Networks

  • Plan and initiate projects

  • Maintain thorough compliance with all federal, state, and local safety requirements

  • Maintain and repair overhead fiber optic facilities

  • Install new hardware, strand, fiber optic cable, and Multi Service Terminals on existing utility poles

  • Install and maintain anchors, down guys, overhead guys, etc.

  • Build risers, install snow shoes/slack coils

  • Trim trees and remove debris

  • Provide technical skills necessary for precise and timely operation and maintenance of FTTP deployments with an emphasis on quality

  • Keep abreast of all changes affecting any records, reports, and related information affecting this position.

  • Set a good example by always following and teaching safe practices

  • Present a positive and professional image for ALLO, serving as the initial public face of the company

  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned

  • Must have adequate time management skills

  • Must be a team player and problem solver who can facilitate teamwork between different aspects of construction, while maintaining high morale and meeting production goals

Colorado Residents: typical pay range for this role will be from $25 - $35 per hour depending on experience.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Lineman Requirements & Qualifications


  • 3 years of relevant experience

  • Understanding of basic and/or advanced Fiber Installation principles

  • Proficient with all phases of line construction

  • Assumes full responsibility for completed work, perform routine line work without close supervision, completing work with quality and timeliness

  • Compliant with proper safety standards, procedures, and work practices

  • Clear vision, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships

  • Precise hand-eye coordination

  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors

  • Ability to read and interpret construction prints, plans and specifications

  • Ability to climb poles and work at heights up to and exceeding 30 feet

  • Ability to operate efficiently a bucket truck, and other equipment required to complete routine aerial construction

  • Ability to work outdoors, even in extreme weather conditions

  • A valid Driver’s License

  • Pass DOT medical physical


  • 5 or more years of experience, including pole climbing

  • OSHA 10

  • CDL Class A driver’s license is desired but not required

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program.

ALLO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing opportunities to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. ALLO believes that diversity and inclusion within our team is critical to our success as a company. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people.

Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply may contact Recruiting at .