Tower Technician - Microwave

Compensation

: $35,660.00 - $62,170.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Telecommuting/Work-At-Home



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We offer a competitive hourly pay rate, full benefit package (Medical, Dental and Vision) 401k program, Company stock option, paid time off, paid holidays and opportunities for advancement in a rapidly growing industry.

The Microwave Tower Technician will install, maintain, and operate wired, wireless, fiber optic and microwave telecommunications equipment and systems.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Climbing towers and ladders at various heights
Erection of various tower types
Off-loading material
Preparation and cleaning of sites
Installation of new carriers on new build and existing towers
Instruct and following of Fall Safety procedures
Material inventory
Capable of leading junior hands while on tower under the direction of foreman
Identify and select the proper rigging materials per weight and size of load
Perform guy wire change outs, tower modifications and plumb and tension
Ability to read a compass, set azimuths and down tilts per specifications
Capable of site layout according to prints
Serve as a mentor to new less experienced technicians
Other duties as assigned



Job Requirements:
Skills and Experience

High school diploma or GED equivalency
Minimum of 2 years of tower experience
Industrial first aid
Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions per prints
Organized with a strong attention to detail and capable of working with minimum supervision
Demonstrated expertise in construction skills, rigging, safety and general industry knowledge
Extensive rigging experience with ability to pass Rigging Course
Familiarity with crane signals and gin pole operations
Complete installation of lighting systems with the ability to troubleshoot
Working knowledge of safety standards and regulations
Must have the ability to climb towers, be able to pick up 50 lbs., and be capable of working up to 12 hours
Individuals 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, and be willing to travel extensively
Must be able to work out of market or away from home as work demands

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All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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