Tower Technician

Eastex Tower, LLC Oklahoma City , OK 73102

Posted 2 weeks ago

Current Opening:

EasTex Tower, LLC is actively looking to add new members to our exciting and growing Team. We are currently seeking a Tower Tech I or II. We would prefer experience in Tower Construction, Antenna and Line Installations, Microwave Installations, and Tower Modifications. Successful candidates can look forward to an Energetic, Family Atmosphere in a very prosperous and growing industry.

Essential
Functions /

Responsibilities:

  • Climb various heights on multiple type structures
  • Perform installation of antennas, mounts, cable ladders, cable, etc.
  • Assist in testing of sites
  • Participate in new tower construction
  • Perform routine and special circumstance tower maintenance
  • Assist in trouble shooting a variety of electronic components from cell/microwave sites to lighting systems
  • Recognize safety hazards and perform all duties in a safe manner
  • Maintain a professional working attitude with co-workers and customers
  • Continue industry education and knowledge on an ongoing basis
  • Uphold quality workmanship surpassing industry standards

Personal Attributes:

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from office location
  • Must be willing to travel and be able to work within a non-structured schedule, i.e., long hours, weekends, etc.
  • Self-Motivated and able to learn efficiently
  • Team oriented

Supervisory Responsibility

Level 1 tower techs do not have any supervisory responsibility. Level 2 tower techs are expected to mentor and train level 1 techs.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The physical demands and work environment described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Frequent work in adverse weather conditions
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, sit, and climb ladders and communication towers and work in an elevated position that is +/- 500 feet.
  • Use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
  • On a constant basis, employee must lift, carry, and maneuver heavy or awkward objects weighing 50lbs or more.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Daily travel within the Company’s geographical footprint and possible extended stays at external destinations. Travel time can be anywhere from three to six weeks at a time, with appropriate breaks.
  • Frequently required to use hand and power tools
QualificationsRe
quired

Knowledge:
  • General tower and fall protection safety knowledge and ability to utilize 100% tie off techniques at all times
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Electrical/electronics education a plus
  • Basic Rigging
  • Must have complete knowledge on use and care of basic hand tools and power tools
  • Must have valid Driver’s License and the ability to obtain a DOT physical certification. CDL Class A certification a plus.

Job Related Certifications:

  • OSHA 10 or 30
  • Authorized Climber (Level I)
  • Authorized Rescue (Level I)
  • Competent Climber (Level II)
  • Competent Rescue (Level II)
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Basic Rigging
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of DOT driver qualifications
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