Cell Tower Foreman

at http://augusta-tower.com/ (view profile)
Location Grand Rapids
Date Posted July 15, 2021
Category Tower Foreman
Job Type Full-Time
Base Salary $31 - $38 hourly (rate including benefits)
Local Hires Only? No, Anyone Can Apply
Street Address 3851 Model Court

Description

Augusta Tower Technologies, Inc.

Augusta Tower Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is a construction company that specializes in wireless and cellular communication projects. We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic leader for immediate employment as Foreman in the Midwest market. The ideal candidate will be a Midwest resident able to work on the road. Overnight travel, as well as overtime, is required. Benefits and wages are competitive.

Experience in the telecommunications industry is not necessary to qualify! Paid training is done in-house and we provide safety certifications. The Foreman is responsible for the successful completion of complete site builds projects and troubleshoots. The Foreman is responsible for accurately communicating site status to management. The Foreman is the supervisor of the tower hands and is responsible for developing their skills and managing behavior.

Total compensation packages average from $31-$38 hourly. This includes a base hourly rate of pay ranging from $20 - $27 hourly, time and a half overtime pay, $1500 retention bonus, performance-based monthly crew bonuses, as well as other benefits such as per diem, phone/internet reimbursement, health insurance contributions, the company paid lodging, vacation time, and a 3% 401k contributions. Base pay is determined by experience, attitude, and performance. 

Qualities of a Successful Foreman:

 

  • Energetic but even-tempered
  • Honest and clear communicator
  • Anticipates challenges and quick to adapt
  • Takes pride in their work
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Analyzes and solves problems efficiently
  • Ability to receive and implement direct feedback
  • Enthusiasm and aptitude for teaching others
  • Strong computer skills
  • Always prepared and on time
  • A consistent approach to projects

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

 

  • Managing the daily activities of assigned tower technicians
  • Climbing and working on communications towers installing, replacing, and repairing antenna, microwave, small cell, and other systems
  • Installation of hybrid cable and fiber
  • Performs a variety of routine, non-machine tasks, a set of ice bridge post, placement of concrete, site cleanup
  • In tandem with PM/CM, review construction drawings prior to site builds/modifications
  • Advanced knowledge in the use and care of hand tools and mechanical equipment
  • The ability to climb tall structures with 30-50 lb. load
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot customer technology
  • Ability to operate sweep, PIM, and microwave test gear
  • Analyze Jobsite situations accurately and adopt an appropriate course of action
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Recognize safety hazards, perform duties in a safe manner, and control job site safety
  • Act as lead; train and mentor less experienced technicians
  • Ability to communicate professionally, both written and orally
  • Completion of closeout and any other customer requirements in a timely fashion
  • Dedication to continued training and professional development

 

Qualifications

Competencies:

 

  • Ability to manage a small crew and maintain a safe productive work environment
  • Meet the Physical Job Requirements identified on the attached checklist
  • Physical conditioning and stamina are sufficient for sustaining tower climbs and descents
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions; including but not limited to snow, rain, and varying temperatures
  • Observe all company procedures and safety rules
  • Work as part of our team to ensure customer satisfaction

 

Requirements:

 

  • Excellent communication skills Fluent English required for safe and efficient teamwork
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and lead by example
  • Meet the Physical Job Requirements identified on the attached checklist
  • Ability to maintain a safe working environment during weather elements such as rain, snow, and heat
  • Must have a mobile phone in service which is capable of sending and receiving email
  • Arrive on time, prepared, and ready to work with a good attitude...every day
  • 90% overnight travel
  • Home most weekends
  • Must be a US citizen or a non-citizen that is authorized to work in the US

 

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, use hands to finger/handle/feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk or hear. Occasionally the work requires the employee to walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequently the employee is required to lift or carry up to 10 or 25 lbs., and occasionally up to 50 or 100 lbs. Able to climb to and work at heights exceeding 300’. The employee needs to have good vision for close work, distance, color discrimination, peripheral, and depth perception.

Compensation
$31 - $38 hourly (rate including benefits)
About Augusta Tower Technologies, Inc.

Augusta Tower Technologies, Inc. is dedicated to servicing the ever-changing needs of the telecommunications industry with expert management and highly trained crews. Our commitment to quality, integrity, and safety ensures that projects are completed without incident, on time, and within budget.

Augusta Tower Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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