Do you want a fulfilling career with a large, premier telecommunications provider with many career growth opportunities?
What is a Tower Technician?
These technicians are 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.
Looking to train individuals in the art of tower climbing, repair, maintenance and construction!
Primary Responsibilities of a Tower Technician:
Assist in the installation of all aspects of wireless cell site foundations
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.
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 in the preparation of cleanup of sites
Responsible for tool inventory and upkeep daily on job site.
Other duties as assigned
JOB REQUIREMENTS OF A TOWER TECH
Will train the right individual
Basic mechanical skill is a plus
Military Veteran friendly employer
Pay is based on prior experience and can range from $16-22/hr.
Ability to troubleshoot and correct mechanical or electrical connections
Ability to operate aerial lifts, man lifts, skid steers and aerial platform equipment
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
Industrial first aid and rescue training
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
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
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