10/2016 to 2/2017
Tower Technician I
K-CO Enterprises, Piedmont, SC
ComTrain Certification; Climbing cellular towers utilizing a safety harness
Installation and inspection of guyed wires and tensioning
Installation of infrastructure on cellular towers in order to facilitate maintenance
“Beefing up” of cell tower components
7/2012 to 5/11/2016
Accu-Staff (John Deer), Augusta, GA
Load and unload items from machines, conveyors, and conveyances
Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators
Place products in equipment or on work surfaces for further processing, inspecting, or wrapping
Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards
Start machines or equipment to begin production processes
10/2010 to 7/2012
GFS Communications, North Augusta, SC
Inspect layouts and advertising copy and edit scripts, audio and video tapes, and other promotional material for adherence to specifications
Plan and prepare advertising and promotional material to increase sales of products or services, working with customers, company officials, sales departments, and advertising agencies
Gather and organize information to plan advertising campaigns
Confer with clients to provide marketing or technical advice
Direct, motivate, and monitor the mobilization of a campaign team to advance campaign goals
2/2000 to 9/2010
Velux America, Greenwood, SC
Adjust machine controls and change tool settings to keep dimensions within specified tolerances
Replace worn tools, and sharpen dull cutting tools and dies using bench grinders or cutter-grinding machines
Inspect sample workpieces to verify conformance with specifications, using instruments such as gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators
Start lathe or turning machines and observe operations to ensure that specifications are met
Position, secure, and align cutting tools in toolholders on machines, using hand tools, and verify their positions with measuring instruments
Ability & Skills Summary
Computer proficiency, MS Office Suite, Basic tool usage, Tower installation specifications, Oral and written communication skills, manufacturing environment awareness, ComTrain Certification
Relevant Qualifications and Coursework:
Hand Signals (ANSI Standard Crane)
Intro to Hoist Operator
RF & EME Awareness
CPR/First Aid Certificate
Basic and Intermediate Rigging
Tower and Wireless Program
Aiken Technical College, Aiken SC
Fundamental elements of wireless technology to tower installation, wireless networks, application, service and a basic technical overview of spectrum principles.
Principles of electricity, safety standards and line worker tools.
Safe work habits, protective equipment use and correct tower climbing techniques.
Fundamentals of fall protection, rescue theory and tower safety practices for a competent worker.
Recognition of fall hazards; regulation and use of full body harnesses, energy absorbing lanyards, self-retracting lifelines, vertical lifelines, fall arrest systems, ladder climbing systems, work positioning lanyards and anchorage selection.
Utilization of cable accessories and carrier installation standards for a broad cross section of wireless construction, including communication cables, weatherproofing, handling, support and grounding the components of cell systems, and installation quality guidelines of areas of construction that have the highest frequency of defects.
|Last Resume Update||March 7, 2017|
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|Willing to Relocate?||No|