Certified Tower Climber

Wireless Components
Fall Protection
OSHA Trained
Hand Signals (ANSI Standard Crane)
CPR/First Aid Certificate
Intro to Hoist Operator
Basic and Intermediate Rigging
RF & EME Awareness

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.

Employment History:
03/2012 – 04/2015
Sheet Metal Worker
Superior Air Handling at Savannah River Site, Aiken, SC
Fasten seams or joints together with welds, bolts, cement, rivets, solder, caulks, metal drive clips, or bonds to assemble components into products or to repair sheet metal items.
Trim, file, grind, deburr, buff, or smooth surfaces, seams, or joints of assembled parts, using hand tools and power tools
Welded, soldered, bolted, riveted, screwed, clipped caulked and bonded component parts to assemble products using a variety of tools

04/2011 – 02/2012
Steel Metal Worker
Intermech, Inc./SRNS at Savannah River Site, Aiken, SC
Worked in a central sheet metal shop fabricating various types of mechanical systems
Set-up and operation of metal fabrication machines: shears, brakes, presses, forming rolls and routers, to cut, bend, block and form, and straighten metals
12/2009 – 12/2010
Steel Metal Worker
BHW Sheet Metal Company, Fort Jackson, Columbia, SC
Fabrication and installation of duct work
Installation of louvers and HVAC systems

Other Education
Building Trade and Construction, Bronx Community College, New York, NY
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Sullivan County Community College, Loch Sheldrake, NY

Ability & Skills Summary
Basic tool usage and power tool usage and anchor equipment
Tower installation specifications
Communication skills
Operation of various powered equipment
Training and supervision of others
Experience in working with various metal fabrication machines
Blueprint reading and interpretation
23 years of membership in a Sheet Metal Union (S.M.A.R.T.)

Last Resume Update February 29, 2016
Address New Ellenton
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Spanish Speaking? No
Willing to Relocate? Yes
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