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Tower Hands support all aspects of tower installations, including all antennas and transmission lines. Tower Hands perform construction duties on a daily basis ensuring quality construction from the foundation to erection of lattice towers, monopoles, and guyed towers.
May perform installs on radios, antennas, and associated RF equipmentTrouble shoots Alarms/RSSI issues at sites using supplied sweep gear.Perform electrical down tilts and mechanical down tilts to a variety of antennas using supplied antenna controller units.Run jumpers as needed to complete ongoing scopes of work.May devise jumper connections with knowledge from connector training.Complete required equipment and supply paperwork.Climbing communications structures, to include: guyed; self-supporting; monopoles; building/rooftops; grain silos; etc.Performing audits: safety; defect and quality.Ability to follow daily instructions and shift reports.Ability to run jumpers as needed to complete ongoing scopes of work.Fill out required paperwork and printouts.Applies job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks
Recommended Minimum Job Requirements:
High School Diploma or equivalentTypically requires 3 plus years of related experienceValid state-issued driver's license is requiredMUST be a Certified Tower Climber - can be via Gravitec Systems, Inc. or ComTrain
Recommended Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Mounting, aligning, cabling, and testing of antennas, radios, and associated equipmentExperience in completing full grounding installations, tower demolition, tower stripping and painting (erect and horizontal)Competent climberCompetent riggerKnowledge of standard knotsTrained in controlled descentTrained in use of aerial liftsTrained in procedures on a working platformTrained in procedures on a cable bridge/ice bridgeKnowledge of UMTS and 4GRequires working knowledge of Microwave equipmentKnowledge of basic electricity, grounding, and power safetyTerminating cables and experience fixing connectors and Antenna systemAbility to Install coaxial cable on towers, rooftop - any structureStrong troubleshooting skills of equipment, coax, and fiberExpertise in fiber testingExpertise in PIM and sweep testingAbility to work closely with othersTeam PlayerGood communication skillsAbility to mentor and field train lower level techniciansTravel as required, typically within a designated region
Certificates, Licenses, Registration and Requirements:
Rescue certification is preferredAnritsu and/or OSHA certification preferredCPR and First Aid certification preferred
Must be able to climb and descend all types of tower and rooftop structuresMust be able to lift up to 50 lbs.Must be able to travel as needed Company Description