Tower Tech III

Qualtek Fargo , ND 58102

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Responsible for the erection, construction and maintenance of wireless towers and co-location system placement in accordance with all safety and quality guidelines and expectations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform installation, inspection and maintenance services for wireless radio and antenna systems on towers, rooftops and other elevated structures

  • Mount antennas (Panels and microwave dishes), run coax, apply connectors, sweep lines, and PIM Test Coax lines

  • Installation of up-top equipment including masts, clamping, bracing, supports, antennas, RRUs, cabling, bolting, true up, shooting proper azimuth within tolerances, reading maps and a compass, torque to spec, labeling, picture-taking, documentation, plumb and tilt readings with smart level, etc.

  • Perform tower top work and ensure that a quality and safe installation has been performed, including rigging, hoisting, landing, fastening, etc.

  • Assemble monopole, all weld and knock down self-support and guyed towers

  • Antenna installation of microwave parabolic 1 to 15 foot, VHF, UHF, cellular and FM broadcast antennas

  • Transmission line and installation of foam or air dielectric coaxial, hardline and elliptical wave-guides

  • Assist with closeout requirements

  • Responsible for tool inventory and upkeep daily on job site.

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Education:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED); related trade school education preferred

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience; specific experience with wireless carrier builds required

  • Ability to read and understand drawings, piping diagrams, job specifications, mounting specs, testing procedures, etc.

  • Knowledge and proven ability to perform Fiber/Sweep testing

  • Knowledge of knots and tower rigging necessary

  • Working knowledge of Fall Protection practice and procedures and tower life saving techniques

Technical Skills:

  • Must have or obtain documented Authorized Climber & Competent Climber/Rescue certification from an accredited institution that meets the federal standards

  • Must have or obtain OSHA Construction 10 HR Safety Training Card issued by the US Department of Labor

  • Must have or obtain First Aid and CPR certification

  • Must have completed an RF/EME safety course from a competent provider with documentation

  • Ability to operate aerial lifts, man lifts, skid steers and aerial platform equipment

  • Able to work directly with customers, and build BOM based on job needs per plans

  • DC/AC electrical skills

  • Ability to troubleshoot and correct mechanical or electrical connections

  • Industrial first aid and rescue training

Soft Skills:

  • Strong organizational, administrative, interpersonal ,verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to motivate, lead, teach and train on proper work and safety procedures

  • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions

  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently when required

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing

  • Must be able to climb and perform work at various heights, up to 400 feet, for long periods of time

  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes

  • Must be able to pull his/her own body weight plus equipment weight up a vertical tower repeatedly for long periods of time

  • Must be willing to travel out of market/state, for up to several months at a time

  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours

  • Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather

EOE

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