Tower Climbers I, II, III, and IV (Now Hiring: Southwest and Northwest Markets)

at Betacom, Inc. (view profile)
Location Kent
Date Posted September 15, 2021
Category Tower Climber
Job Type Full-Time
Local Hires Only? No, Anyone Can Apply
Street Address 6405 S. 194th St. (Various Locations Nationwide)

Description

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JOB TITLES: TOWER TECHNCIAN I, II, III, and IV

LOCATIONS: CURRENTLY HIRING AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS WITHIN THE SOUTHWEST AND NORTHWEST MARKETS

ARIZONA - PHEONIX

CALIFORNIA - SACRAMENTO, CORONA

WASHINGTON - KENT

JOB DESCRIPTION:

OVERVIEW:
Assists in the construction, installation, and maintenance of communications towers and support structures and related telecommunications equipment. Tower Technicians work irregular hours, travel frequently, and work at great heights in extreme weather conditions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Climbs and works on communications towers for the purpose of installing, replacing, and repairing antenna systems equipment; performs tower maintenance under close supervision.
    •The basic use and care of hand tools and mechanical equipment.
    •Knows the hazards associated with tower climbing, construction equipment, and working on or near energized lines and equipment.
    •The ability to climb tall structures (100 feet or more) with 50 lb. load.
    •Analyzes situations accurately and adopts an appropriate course of action.
    •Communicates orally and in writing.
    •Follows instructions accurately and complete assigned course of action.
    •Recognizes safety hazards and performing duties in a safe manner.
    •Works under close supervision.
    •Maintains clean, orderly environment adhering to company policies and industry regulation/standard(s)(OSHA)
    •Knowledge of basic tower rigging techniques.
    •Performs tape drops.
    •Assists with testing procedures (sweeps, PIM, fiber testing etc.)
    •Performs GPS antenna alignment.
    •Proficient with installation of antennas, RRH’s, ground kits, RET systems.
    •Runs required lines to top of the tower; grounds coax lines and builds different sizes and types of connectors.

OTHER DUTIES:
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
•Working knowledge of basic hand tools, mechanical equipment, and electro-mechanical equipment.
•Knowledge of basic computer skills.
•Self-motivated and able to learn quickly.
•Ability to lift over 70 pounds.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•Must have High school diploma or equivalent.
•1 to 2 years of industry experience.
•Good reading and writing skills (English)
•Basic computer skills.
•Clean Driving Record and valid Driver's License (a must) and reliable transportation to and from work.
•Must be able to accommodate out of town travel, if required.
•Working knowledge of basic hand tools, mechanical equipment, and electro-mechanical equipment.
•Current ComTrain or equivalent certification in Tower Climbing Safety and Rescue Certification required and willing to be trained as such.
•ComTrain, OSHA10, RF Awareness Training, First AID/CPR trained.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk much of the time. The employee is also occasionally required to sit.
•The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and extreme cold.
•The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ALL CANDIDATES CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT MUST:

  • HAVE A VAILID DRIVERS LICENCE
  • SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE A BACKGROUND, DRUG, AND DMV SCREEN
  • BE LOCATED WITHIN MARKET OR WILLING TO RELOCATE AT OWN EXPENSE

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