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Tower Technician Apprentice

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    $16 - $22 / hr
  • Job type:
    Full-time
  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Telecommunications
  • Deadline:
    July 3, 2021
  • Gender:
    Male, Female, Other

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 Apprentice:

  • 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
  • Ability to travel up to 50-100% of the time depending on company needs

Job requirements of a Tower Technician Apprentice:

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
  • Military Veteran friendly employer
  • Pay is based on prior experience and can range from $16-22/hr.

 

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