TOWER TECHNICIAN – FIELD SERVICES, METEOROLOGICAL SENSOR TECHNICIAN, 2031

Murray and Trettel, Inc
Location Palatine, ILLINOIS
Date Posted March 15, 2017
Category Tower Climber
Job Type Full-Time
Local Hires Only? No, Anyone Can Apply

Description

  • Understanding of electronics in order to learn how to troubleshoot meteorological instruments and data loggers.
  • Ensure highest level of safety and quality control requirements are upheld
  • Ability to climb towers for installation of up-top equipment including sensors, clamping, bracing, supports, junction boxes, cabling, bolting, shooting proper azimuth within tolerances, reading maps and a compass, labeling, picture taking, documentation, plumb and tilt readings, rigging, hoisting, etc.
  • Ability to safely climb towers
  • Able to work directly with customers
  • DC/AC electrical skills
  • Ability to read and understand drawings, job specifications, testing procedures, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and correct mechanical or electrical connections
  • Industrial first aid and rescue training
  • Working knowledge of Fall Protection practices and procedures, and tower life saving techniques
  • Communicate in person, by phone and radio with supervisor, foreman and co-workers
  • Must work in a team environment
  • Must be able to climb and perform work at various heights, up to 400 feet, for long periods of time
  • Must be willing to travel out of state, for up to two weeks at a time
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
  • Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather
  • Knowledge of knots and tower rigging necessary

Test and calibrate meteorological sensors and electronics (will be trained)

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