Tower Technician III

at QualTek (view profile)
Location Bloomington
Date Posted June 6, 2022
Category Tower Climber
Job Type Full-Time
Base Salary $25-35/ hr (based on experience)
Local Hires Only? No, Anyone Can Apply
Street Address 6100 110th Steet West

Description

QualTek Wireless is now hiring Tower Technicians!

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

  • Install, inspect, and maintain services for wireless radio and antenna systems on towers, rooftops, and other elevated structures
  • Mount antennas, including panels and microwave dishes, run coax, apply connectors, sweep lines, and PIM test coax lines
  • Install required tower equipment, including, but not limited to, masts, clamping, bracing, supports, antennas, remote radio units, cabling, and bolting
  • Assemble different types of structures such as rooftops, monopoles, self-supports, and guide towers Install power trunk lines
  • Install power trunk lines
  • Complete antenna installation of microwave parabolic one to fifteen feet, VHF, UHF, cellular, and FM broadcast antennas
  • Support site cleanup and site upkeep as directed by the Foreman and/or local management
  • Load, transport, and unload tools, materials, and equipment in a safe manner
  • Complete all required Company documentation

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:

  • Three years’ wireless telecommunications experience
  • Five years’ experience with wireless carrier builds required
  • Basic knowledge of knots and tower rigging preferred
  • Must have or obtain and maintain documented Authorized Climber & Competent Climber/Rescue certification from an accredited institution
  • Must have or obtain and maintain OSHA 10 construction training card
  • Must have or obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR 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
  • Able 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:

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and carry out instructions
  • 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
  • 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.