Tower Crew Lead

FDH Velocitel Cedar Hill , TX 75104

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

Come grow with us!

Company Description:
FDH Infrastructure Services is an industry leader in engineering, construction, and field services for critical structures and facilities.

Markets served include telecommunications, heavy civil, power, industrial, commercial, and government. Our continued success is directly linked to the knowledge and experience of our talented staff. FDH is a team-oriented, performance-driven organization, committed to safety, quality, and professional integrity.

Our work culture fosters continuous learning and innovation to improve our products, services, and business processes. We work hard for our customers and enjoy having fun together. Come grow with us!

Enjoy Great Benefits: FDH provides a comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance, and a 401(k) plan with company match.

Flexible time-off plans encourage a healthy work/life balance for all employees. Wellness activities are promoted throughout the year.

  • FDH is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
  • VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Responsibilities

The Tower Crew Lead performs general repair, maintenance, modification upgrades and re-fabrications on communications towers, requiring travel and the ability to climb to heights in excess of 500 feet. This position will deploy from Troy, OH and typically work at sites on the east coast.

Performs all tasks in a safe manner, ensuring safety of self and crew. Inspect and ensure that all team members' work is satisfactory before leaving the site.

Leads by example, by demonstrating an attitude of safety, cost control, asset management, efficiency, and professionalism to all in their direct supervision. Leads a crew in the installation, maintenance, repair, removal, or modification of towers, (e.g. reinforcement(s) of legs, horizontals, diagonals, or rust removal & cold galvanizing, safety-climb installation or repair, painting, drilling, grounding issues, etc.), sometimes under adverse conditions, (e.g., high towers, inclement weather, remote sites, etc.), and to upgrade and "beef up" communication towers throughout the region using safety equipment and hand, power, and specialty tools. Leads a crew in the operation of construction equipment (e.g. man-lifts, 4-wheel drive vehicles, hydraulic/electric winches, fork-lifts, etc.) to dig holes, inspect guy wire anchors, hoist/ lift tower steel and material, and remove/install tower components using safety equipment, clothing, and hand tools (e.g., hard hat, climbing gear, seat belt, etc.). Interprets various documents (e.g. construction drawings, diagrams, manufacturer specifications, etc.) to ensure proper installation of tower components using technical expertise, safety, and utilization of construction drawings and diagrams.

Professionally interacts with client's representatives. Assigns tasks to crew members for the installation of tower hardware and accessories to maintain, repair, and modify towers in order to improve and/or increase the structural capacity of towers by using fixed and portable power tools. Regularly inspects crew member personal protective equipment, including climbing harness, protective headgear, climbing devices, and necessary safety equipment and ensure that each crew member continues to maintain it.

Immediately stops work when unsafe work practices or conditions exist and notify Supervisor.

Accurately complete the Crew Lead Daily Log for each day worked.

Complete assigned work in an efficient and productive manner by planning, prioritizing, and mobilizing team members, and material to meet the progression schedule.

Conduct construction drawing AND material verification upon initial arrival at the site and notify their Supervisor immediately of any discrepancies.

Leads a crew in the testing and troubleshooting of mechanical problems.

Picks-up/delivers supplies, tools, equipment, components, etc., via Company vehicle.

Efficiently prioritizes and performs job requirements and activities based on open communication with the field personnel and management personnel.

Adheres to all driving requirements as determined by State and Federal legislation.

Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures as well as additional legal regulatory requirements (i.e., OSHA).

Maintains company vehicle in a clean and presentable condition.

Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

Formal Education and / or Training:

High School diploma or equivalent required

Years of Experience:
5 8 years of previous tower experience required.

Previous crew lead experience required.

Knowledge and Abilities:

Ability to obtain applicable tower climbing certifications, (ComTrain, Rescue, RF, First-Aid, etc.).

Ability to travel extensively out of state and for extended periods of time (travel required is 95% to include weekends and overnight).

Ability to be covered by company auto insurance plan (e.g. Good Driving Record

  • No DUI's or suspensions within the last 5 years and no more than 2 traffic violations (with less than 3pts. max on each violation) in the past 3 years).

Individual Contributor CompetenciesAction Oriented - is action oriented and works well with challenges., Business Acumen

  • Knowledgeable in the business, policies, practices and trends., Customer Focus

  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers., Drive for Results

  • Pushes self and others for results., Functional Technical Skills

  • Has functional and technical knowledge and skills. People Leader CompetenciesBuilding Effective Teams

  • Creates a strong morale and spirit in their team and others around them., Developing Direct Reports

  • Leads by example and coaches and counsels staff to develop and improve performance., Managing Vision and Purpose

  • Communicates a compelling and inspired vision for the company's present and future.

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