The Tower Technician II will install, maintain, and operate wired, wireless, fiber optic and microwave telecommunications equipment and systems. As a Tower Technician II, support will be provided in the maintenance and operation of generators, HVAC, and telecommunication site infrastructures.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Understands and implements MasTec Network Solutions (MNS) Health Safety and Environmental Policies. (Safety Manual).
Understands and implements Industry standards (OSHA, TIA10-48, NATE CTS and ANSI)
Climbing towers and ladders at various heights
Erection of various tower types
Off-loading material and inventory
Preparation and cleaning of sites
Installation of new carriers on new build and existing towers
Assists in tower erection using helicopters, cranes and gin poles
Assists in the assembly of monopole, all weld and knock down self-support and guyed towers
Assists in the antenna installation of microwave parabolic 1 to 15-foot, VHF, UHF, cellular and FM broadcast antennas
Assists in the transmission line and installation of foam/air dielectric coaxial, hardline and elliptical waveguide.
Assists in the installation of all aspects of ell site foundations, grounding and conduits, with electrical installations where applicable.
Serve as a mentor to new less experienced technicians
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Training
Skills and Experience
Minimum of 2 years tower experience
Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions per prints
Working knowledge of safety standards and regulations.
NWSA certification is a plus
Must have the ability to climb towers, be able to pick up 50 lbs., and capable of working up to 12 hours.
Must have a valid driver's license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions
Must be available to work weekends and/or nights, in extreme weather conditions if necessary
Must have the ability and be willing to travel extensively, as required for job related functions.
Must be able to work out of market or away from home as work demands.