Tower Foreman (Bloomfield, CT)

at Betacom, Inc. (view profile)
Location Bloomfield
Date Posted April 29, 2021
Category Tower Foreman
Job Type Full-Time
Base Salary TBD
Local Hires Only? Yes, Only Locals Apply
Street Address 420 Woodland Avenue, Suite A

Description

Betacom

Wireless Communications Tower Climber Technicians Levels II, III, and IV

Betacom is seeking experienced Tower Foremen to join our team! We currently have open positions in the NortheastWith over 26 years serving the wireless industry, Betacom delivers comprehensive turnkey network builds as well as other essential infrastructure services, including services to the top carriers nationwide. Betacom is held to a level of commitment and integrity that our customers have come to know and trust. Our company is in search of an individual who possesses what it takes to get the job done with speed without sacrificing quality.

We not only encourage, we understand the importance of professional satisfaction and development. With this in mind, Betacom offers an excellent benefits program, competitive pay as well as extensive world-class training opportunities.

Enjoy a rewarding career with Betacom, APPLY NOW!

https://www.betacominc.com/careers

Please select your preferred location. All candidates must be local to the market applied for or willing to relocate at own expense.

Benefits:

Here is just some of what we have to offer:

  • Increased salaries Tower Technicians
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Life insurance with AD&D
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • 401(k) with company match! (up to 4%)
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Flex days
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee of the Month program
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Training and certifications

Job Requirements

Frequent travel as well as driving company owned vehicles may be required. Non-Local candidates applying to for this position must understand that Betacom does not cover costs associated with relocation. As a part of our team, you must be dependable as well as motivated with strong installation, repair and maintenance skills related to this specific industry.

OVERVIEW:
On site manager who manages and directs activities of employees engaged in construction projects of telecommunications sites. Manages employees assigned to them and activities concerned with Job Work Orders and related services. Implements quality control program designed to ensure continuous production of services, consistent with established standards. All of this is accomplished by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Manages 2-6 subordinate crew members in the Construction/Tower Field Crews.
•Provides suggestions and recommendations for hiring, firing and training of employees.
•Provides suggestions and recommendations for employee advancements, promotions, production, efficiency or other status changes.
•Completes employee performance appraisals.
•Sets and adjusts employee pay rates.
•Scope of Work (SOW) – Full understanding of a job or project SOW. Ability to write a detailed SOW, if required.
•Method of Procedure (MOP) - Ability to develop and write a detailed and concise Method of Procedure(MOP) for a job/project.
•Schedules employee work and work hours for assigned employees.
•Directs and plans the work of assigned employees.
•Determines proper project techniques for assigned employees.
•Maintains job records for use in managing or control.
•Determines materials, equipment and tools to be used for assigned projects.
•Reads, interprets, and builds according to design site plans and layouts.
•Controls the flow and distribution of materials and supplies.
•Plans and controls the project budgets.
•Manages all data in Betacom tools (Site Manager) and customer tools.
•Ensures safety and security of employees and company assets.
•Performs inspection of entire installs. Troubleshoots problems with installs. Captures and provides closeout packages.
•Handles employee complaints and grievances according to company policy and lawfully.
•Handles employee discipline and probation according to company policy and lawfully.
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•Safety Management - Takes full responsibility for crew safety. Ensures crew members are in compliance with company and customer safety requirements. Inspects all tools and rigging gear to ensure they are safe to use.
•Reports any workers’ comp injuries or other incidents.
•Other closely related work may include physical tasks and menial tasks such as; timesheet and other recordkeeping, completing Job Safety Analysis, adjusting equipment and tools, complying data to create documents or reports and presentations.
•Knows the hazards associated with tower climbing, construction equipment, and working on or near energized lines and equipment.
•Certification with all test equipment (Anritsu sweep gear, PIM gear, fiber testing etc).
•Experienced with custom tower rigging techniques.
•Experienced with all manners of troubleshooting e.g. RET’s, GPS antenna system, RF noise floor, TMA gain, tower light systems, VSWR, microwave systems etc).
•Proficient with completion of closeout packages.
•Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Highly proficient with the knowledge, skills and abilities in all aspects of telecommunication tower maintenance and construction areas. Ability to train and supervise other employees in below areas:
•Climbing telecommunications towers
•Rigging telecommunications towers
•Installation and modifying sector mounts, T-Booms, platforms and banding of monopoles.
•Installing, testing and repairing of antennas, TMA’s, diplexers, duplexers and surge arrestors.
•Installation and testing of all grounding of tower components to include ground rings for tower, shelter, equipment pads and compound.
•Installation and testing of coax and elliptical cable.
•Installation, testing and repairing of tower light systems.
•Installation if Ice Bridges
•Sweeping test all lines and equipment, operating sweep test software, reading results and sending to customer.
•PIM testing all lines and equipment, operate PIM test software, reading results and sending to customer.
•Installing, commissioning and testing RET systems.
•Using of GPS alignment tools.
•Installing, testing, path aligning and troubleshoot Microwave dishes.
•Installing, testing and troubleshooting RRU/BBU equipment on towers.
•Other duties relating to telecommunication tower construction and maintenance.
•Ability to read, analyze and interpret journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
•Ability to read and write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
•Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and regulatory personnel.
•Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
•Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
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•Must have High school diploma or equivalent.

•Four years or more of related tower and construction experience and/or training.

•Good communication skills, reading and writing skills (English)

•Good computer skills. Knowledge and use of Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint & Outlook).•Clean Driving Record & Valid Driver's License 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.

•ComTrain, OSHA30, RF Awareness Training, First AID/CPR trained.

•Must have experience with Anritsu Site Master, Andrew, PPC, tower mapping and antenna equipment.

•Must have experience stacking self-support towers, installing waveguide, antennas and microwave dishes.

•RF Awareness, replacement and maintenance i.e. coax, jumpers, TMA’s, connectors and weatherproofing

•Highly organized and be able to effectively report verbally and written reports back to the Tower Construction Manager.

•Experience in managing employees – hiring, terminating, completing performance reviews, allocating work, setting schedules, training, etc.

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 100pounds, 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.

Job Type: Full-time

All finalists for this position are required to complete a background, motor vehicle, and pre-employment drug screening.

EEO/AA employer

Drug-free work place

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