Tower Hand III (Top Hand) – Positions available in Multiple States

at Goodman Telecom Services (view profile)
Location Fredericksburg
Date Posted September 28, 2021
Category Tower Hand
Job Type Full-Time
Local Hires Only? No, Anyone Can Apply
Street Address 103 Industrial Loop, Suite 1100

Description

Positions in AL, FL, GA, MS

Job Summary:

Tower Hand III will lead 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.

Essential Function:

  • Trouble 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.
  • Ability to run jumpers as needed to complete ongoing scopes of work.
  • Fill out required paperwork and printouts.

Recommended Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Requires working knowledge of Microwave equipment
  • Troubleshoot and fix on connectors and Antenna system.
  • Ability to Install coaxial cable on towers, rooftop - any structure
  • UMTS
  • Experience in completing full grounding installations, tower demolition, tower stripping and painting (erect and horizontal)
  • Knowledge of standard knots
  • Ability to lead lower-level employees
  • Ability to work closely with others
  • Team Player
  • Must be able to safely climb while carrying tools and equipment of up to 60 pounds and work on a cell site tower using safety gear that is rated for a maximum working load of 310lbs, including the climber, tools and equipment.
  • Familiarity of using PIM gear and PIM troubleshooting.
  • TMO experience preferred.
  • Past Verizon experience or RTWP experience a plus.
  • (BYOD) Bring Your Own Device. The company will reimburse eligible employees $30 per pay period/$780 annually for use of personally owned cell phones for business use. The employee understands they will abide by the BYOD policy and this is a requirement to be able to carry out their duties.

Certificates, Licenses, Registration and Requirements:

  • MUST be a Certified Tower Climber - can be via Gravitec Systems, Inc. or ComTrain
  • Rescue certification
  • Travel within a designated region is required
  • Anritsu and/or OSHA certification a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift up to and including 60 pounds
  • Required to talk, listen, sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, climb, crawl.
  • Climb and crawl in ladder racking if necessary
  • Work may be required in confined spaces
  • Endure harsh weather including but not limited to hot, cold, rain and snow.
  • Ability to see full color spectrum in order to identify cable color code.
  • Work Environment:
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