Tower Technician Apprentice - Military Veterans Wanted | MA

My Learning Alliance Billerica , MA 01821

Posted 3 months ago

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

Education:

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

Experience:

  • 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.

Technical Skills:

  • 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

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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