Tower Foreman

at QualTek (view profile)
Location Lewisville
Date Posted June 6, 2022
Category Tower Foreman
Job Type Full-Time
Base Salary $29-40/ hr (based on experience)
Local Hires Only? No, Anyone Can Apply
Street Address 2701 E State Hwy 121 Building 5, STE 550

Description

QualTek is now hiring Tower Foreman to lead our amazing crews!

Join a team that is committed to safety for our employees and excellence for our customers.

Benefits:

  • Medical coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Voluntary Accident, Voluntary Critical Illness and Voluntary Hospital Indemnity
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employer Paid Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Optional Life and Disability Coverage
  • Employer Paid Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off / Paid Sick Time
  • 10 Company Holidays
  • 401(K) with company match
  • 2 Weeks Paid Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Employee Referral program
  • Discounts, deals and other perks!
Job Summary: This position is responsible for the on-site supervision of the general activities being performed on wireless sites.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Direct and supervise the installation and maintenance services for wireless radio and antenna systems on towers, rooftops, and other elevated structures
·         Provide leadership to the crew from the beginning of a project through completion, ensuring safety and quality standards, budget, and timelines are adhered to
·         Review the documentation to prepare for the build, assemble the necessary materials, and determine the required installation methods
·         Supervise the tracking of on-site inventory and materials, and refresh project supplies as needed
·         Perform tower inspections, inventories, and audits
·         Identify and select cables, ropes, blocks, and tackle by weight and size of load to be moved
·         Collect, review, and submit all on-site closeout documentation per the deliverable timelines
·         Identify areas of improvement for staff and make training recommendations to management as required
·         Maintain tool inventory and upkeep daily on job site
·         Ensure that the crew completes all required Company documentation
·         Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.
Education: High school diploma, general education degree (G.E.D.), or related trade school education
Experience:
·         Six to eight years wireless telecommunications industry experience
·         Two to four years supervisory experience
·         Knowledge of knots and tower rigging
·         Must have or obtain and maintain OSHA Construction 10-hour Safety Training Card
·         Must have or obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR certification
·         Must have or obtain and maintain RF Radiation Safety & Awareness certification
 
Technical Skills:
·         Computer and Microsoft Office proficiency
·         Ability to operate power tools and hand tools
·         Proven ability to perform fiber and sweep testing
·         Ability to operate aerial lifts, man lifts, skid steers, and aerial platform equipment
·         Ability to work directly with customers and build bill of materials (BOM) based on job needs per plans
·         DC/AC electrical skills
·         Ability to troubleshoot and correct mechanical or electrical connections
 
Soft Skills:
·         Strong verbal communication skills
·         Ability to meet strict deadlines
·         Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams
·         Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
·         Highly organized and detail oriented
·         Ability to think analytically, apply sound judgement, and solve problems
·         Ability to motivate, lead, teach, and train on proper work and safety procedures
 
Physical Requirements:
·         Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
·         Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets Company requirements
·         Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 75 lbs.
·         Ability to pull his/her own body weight, plus equipment weight, up a vertical tower to 500 feet repeatedly for long periods of time
·         Ability to reach, climb, and/or grasp ladders or other tall structures
·         Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather
·         Ability to work long and unpredictable hours
·         Ability to travel away from home up to 75% of the time, including weekends and extended travel. Travel includes local site travel or national travel depending on business needs.