Tower Technician IV – Foreman

Location Ferndale
Date Posted November 10, 2020
Category Tower Foreman
Job Type Full-Time
Local Hires Only? No, Anyone Can Apply
Street Address 1385 Admiral Pl


TKK is a family-run telecommunications company that was founded by a father and son duo with a passion for hard-work, dedication, and putting out high-quality products that they can be proud of. After 5 years in business, TKK has expanded from the state of Alaska to now serving the PNW and RMR regions. Specializing in telecommunication upgrades installs, new tower builds, and more, TKK continues to grow and expand into other aspects of the telecommunications industry. TKK knows that it is important to invest in our employees, not only in their jobs but in their career goals and overall happiness. This is why we have cultivated a strong employee-centered culture, offering exciting incentives and benefits to our team. TKK is growing and we are looking for individuals who want to grow with us!

At TKK our mission is to maintain a strong foundation by focusing on delivering a quality product on time and on budget. From site installation, integration, and testing, TKK is here to complete your projects with commitment, dedication, and integrity.

We are currently seeking a Technician IV “Foreman” for our Washington and Idaho markets.

An ideal candidate would consider themselves organized, efficient, a strong leader, and have 3+ years’ experience in telecommunications installation, builds, upgrades, and mods.

Why work with TKK?

Competitive Base Pay
1 hour of PTO earned for every 40 hours worked, eligible after 90 days of employment
Your PTO can be used during the off week on rotation
Employer-paid travel and lodging
Daily Per Diem while traveling
100% Medical Employer paid for Employee only
100% Dental Employer paid for Employee only
100% Vision Employer paid for Employee only
$15,000 Life Insurance Employer paid for Employee only
Additional Family coverage at Employees expense
Annual Reviews
Paid Training
Competent Climb and Rescue
RF Awareness
First Aid, CPR, AED, and BBP
Qualified Rigging and Signal, Capstan Hoist
Aerial Lifts

Job Description: This position is responsible for but not limited to:

The Foreman is expected to perform wireless installations as well as test, analyze, and troubleshoot problems within the wireless network with minimal guidance for tasks performed.
Routinely works with all outside installation contractors and departments within the company to complete work assignments on all equipment to include carrier adds and upgrades, antennas, towers, coax cabling, and associated equipment.
Strategically design, organize and prioritize your daily tasks.
Lead a team of 2-3 technicians.
Mentor and grow junior team members.
Follow proper safety procedures.
Fill out and conduct morning tailgate meetings daily and relay all-new safety topics.
Fully test an antenna/line system as required via PIM or Sweep.
Follow detailed method of procedures (MOP) and practices to perform maintenance on equipment.
Interpret the alarm conditions on the network and implement repairs and restoration plans to ensure minimal service disruption and impact to customer.
Develop and maintain a positive company image and provide a strong example for crew members for quality, safety, and professionalism.
Work rotational schedule of 6 weeks on/1 week off, 6-7 days a week.

How you will succeed:

You accurately understand telecommunications SOW and can effectively complete closeout procedures in a timely manner with minimal guidance.
You can accurately identify and document job costs, including employee hours and additional material costs.
You consider yourself highly skilled at installation, testing, maintaining, and troubleshooting network systems as they relate to equipment installation and failure.
You can effectively read and understand blueprints, CDs, and RFDS.
You are highly proficient with communication, organization, administrative tasks, and computers.
You have experience leading crews of over 2-3 technicians and consider yourself a capable mentor.
You consider yourself skilled in execution of site safety completion of tailgate meetings and JHA/JSA forms.

What we are looking for:

3+ years’ experience climbing and working on towers.
A valid driver’s license with an MVR record that classifies you as insurable.
Ability to drive long distances on and off-road and to tow trailers.
Must be able to sit, stand, walk, and drive or ride in a truck for long periods of time.
Ability to climb towers 100+ feet tall, with a 50 lb. load.
Strong leadership skills.
Flexible to work shift work to include maintenance window and weekends if needed.
PIM and Sweep Certifications preferred.
Extensive experience with UMTS, Carrier Adds, and LTE upgrades.
Candidates will be expected to travel up to 100% of the time. Travel will be within the PNW and RMR regions.

Employment is dependent on the successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

Please Note: This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due to the changing nature of the job is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice. This position is non-exempt based on FLSA laws. TKK uses a third-party background check service during the hiring process. *TKK is a drug-free and equal employment company.