Tower Technician

Rapidly growing Tower Communications Company, Great Health Benefits, 401K, Generous PTO plan

  • Sun Prairie, WI +1
  • $70,000 - $90,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Robert Donohue
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A bit about us:

We are a rapidly growing Tower Communications company seeking Tower Technicians for our teams in Sun Prairie, WI and Chicago, IL.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Operate as a technician in the installation, maintenance, and de-installation of all aspects of wireless cell site foundations, including grounding conduits, electrical installations, site de-installation of antennas, coax, and BTS cabinets
  • Perform lead responsibilities and effectively interface with all levels of management, staff, and customer requirements
  • Conducting performance checks and regular maintenance - maintaining, repairing, and occasionally installing various cell tower types
  • Complete assigned tasks within project scope accurately and efficiently
  • Must be able to work at heights 0’ to 500+’; maintain efficient weatherproofing, grounding, and rigging techniques
  • Participate in and carry out installation, repair, modification, optimization, or acceptance test procedures of wireless infrastructures and electrical equipment
  • Install all types of connectors
  • Maintain proper installation, troubleshooting, and repair techniques
  • Performing additional maintenance or upgrades on out of season equipment
  • Facilitate teaching crew members proper techniques in top and bottom of cell site
  • Learn how to analyze and interpret site data
  • Skilled with test equipment (Sweeps, PIM, Fiber, Microwave, etc.)
  • Isolate basic hardware, software, and air interface malfunctions utilizing various test equipment on multiple products and technologies
  • Ability to travel for multiple days with Per Diem depending on the project
  • Working knowledge of cell site service monitors, RF test equipment, Fiber, and PIM equipment
  • Performing additional maintenance or upgrades on equipment
  • Perform Job Safety Analysis, promote team safety and proper PPE with risk mitigation
  • Computer skills (working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Outlook)
  • Prioritize and organize work to maximize time efficiency with given deadlines
  • Identify essential materials and tools to carry out scope of work according to client and industry methods of procedures (MOP)
  • Conducting performance checks and regular maintenance
  • Working with a crew and responding to service calls promptly

Why join us?

  • Join a rapidly growing team where you can be part of the future leaders in the company
  • Great Health Benefits
  • 401K
  • Generous PTO plan

Job Details

Success Criteria:
  • Previous Tower Tech or Foreman experience is highly preferred
  • Proven construction (civil and RF) skills, understanding scope, schedule, cost, quality, resource, and deliverable management
  • Climbing Safety & Rescue Certification (assistance will be provided for renewals)
  • Read, implement, redline RFDS and site CDs
  • Knowledge of relevant electronic, mechanical, and electrical components
  • Outstanding work ethic, punctual and on time -- sets the pace as the crew leader
  • Must be a professional, reliable, and trustworthy individual
  • High level of organization and scheduling abilities
  • Desire to succeed and learn new skills
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a field construction crew
  • Acute attention to detail and construction quality
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Understand and enforce compliance with FCC/FAA/EPA/OSHA regulations and standards
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and pass a pre-employment drug screen
Education, work experience and necessary skills & attributes:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:
  • Climbing structures and or operating lifts for prolonged periods.
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining 100% safety awareness
  • Perform technical scopes of work with hands and tools per client specifications and standing for at least 8 hours while standing either on the ground or up on a tower
  • Lifting heavy objects and stretching above your head
  • Calculate figures and amounts and understand rigging techniques
  • Travel to projects in the market area
Certification Preferred:
  • OSHA 10 or 30
  • RF Technician Awareness Certification
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Manlift/Aerial Platform
  • Competent Climber & Rescuer

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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Location
Sun Prairie, WI
Chicago, Illinois
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$70,000 - $90,000