azimuth, adjust down tilt, install Purcell cabinet, power plant, -48 d/c voltage, install coax, weatherproofing, cad
weld, fiber testing, Pim testing, sweep testing, install hand rail kits and T- arms, install wave guides, fiber optics
and ground routing, perform inventory, color code coax, ppc connectors, Andrew connectors, route cables,
perform audits, tiger team. Fill out JSA safety forms, driving logs daily, and test for radio frequency daily.
M.U.T.I - Champaign, IL-2013 to 2014
Install technologies for AT&T, Verizon and Sprint
Train and supervise employee's crew of (4). Climb towers install, Verizon LTE,AWS,CDMA, AT&T
CDMA,PCS,WCS,LTE; Sprint 2.5, Tower Mod's, Install antenna, RIU, Radio, TMA, Wave Guide, Sectors,
Stabilizer Arms, Coax, Fiber, PPC, Andrew, Commscope, Azimuith, Downtilt, Side tilts, Sweep, Pim, Fiber
testing, tower inspections, closeouts, read blue prints, and fill out JSA and travel 100%.
AT&T upgrades, Sweeping, and fiber testing, Sprint 2.5 certification, close out packets, civil builds, Installing
cabinets and Racks, installing Micro Waves Dishes, Path Aliments, Umts, Gsm and Lte upgrades, integrations,
3rd party inspections and Line repairs.
Tower Hand/Field Technician
TNT Communications - El Paso, TX-2012 to 2013
Wireless Cell and Broadcast
Assist in the installation of all aspects of wireless cell and broadcast facilitys equipment, . Site foundations,
grounding and conduits, with electrical installations. Installation of up-top equipment including masts, clamping,
bracing, supports, antennas, RRUs, cabling, bolting, true up, shooting proper azimuth within tolerances,
reading maps and a compass, torque to spec, labeling, picture-taking, documentation, plumb and tilt readings
with smart level, etc. Assist in the antenna installation of microwave parabolic 1 to 15 foot,VHF, UHF, cellular
and FM broadcast antennas. Assist in the transmission line and installation of foam or air dielectric coaxial,
hard-line and elliptical wave-guides.
Ensure highest level of safety and quality control requirements are upheld
Responsible for tool inventory and upkeep daily on job site.
Robins and Morton/Rock City Mechanical - El Paso, TX-2010 to 2012
Worked side by side with Project Manager and Superintendent to ensure the project was completed on
time, also up to the standards of the company and contractor. As Forman, I supervised 20 plumbers and 17
apprentices. Daily reports, JHA, 14 day outlook, etc. Conducted weekly safety meeting and monthly training
programs. Wrote and revue revisions and change order request. Insure that all safety policies and procedures
were met. Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve
Journeyman & Foreman
Caddell Construction/Undisclosed Mechanical Company-2007 to 2010
Security Level: High
U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico/H.L.S. Control Facility Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
U.S. Consulate in Tijuana, México Tijuana, Mexico
Journeyman & Foreman
Worked with Lead Foremen and Superintendent from start to ¾ completion. Supervised 8 plumbers and 9
apprentices. Daily reports, J.H.A., Safety coordinator and trainer. Study building plans and inspect structures
to assess material and equipment needs, to establish the sequence of pipe installations, and to plan installation
around obstructions. Management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human
resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Wrote and revue revisions and change order request. Insure that all safety policies and security procedures
Field Technician III
S.S.I International-2004 to 2007
Wireless Cell/Backhaul and Point to Point Contractor
Supervise and oversee project crews/subcontractors, Interface with Customer/Client for daily
activities/schedules throughout Mexico. Perform pre-construction walks and documentation for bidding
activities. Perform tower erection activities including assembling/erecting towers, installing antennas, mounting
hardware, installing coax and connectors, grounding, testing, positioning, and optimizing antennas and lines.
Read plans, site plans and tower drawings. Install, connect and test underground and above ground grounding
systems. Ensure tasks assigned to crew are completed in a timely, quality manner.
Maintain and enforce the company safety program, ensure daily job site safety plans are reviewed and followed.
Immediately stops work when unsafe work practices or conditions exist.
Field Technician III
Sky Communications Inc. - Brentwood, CA-2004 to 2007
Backhaul and Point to Point Contractor
Responsible for performing general repair and maintenance on communications towers, including
lighting repair strobes, beacons, obstruction lighting, lighting controllers and monitors.
Installs, erects, maintains, repairs, removes, or retrofits towers and antenna systems (e.g. antennas,
microwave dishes, feed lines, ice shields, etc.), sometimes under adverse conditions (e.g., high towers,
inclement weather, remote sites, etc.) throughout California using safety equipment and hand, power, and
specialty tools. Build wireless steelwork; assemble for antenna hook up, adjust antenna direction and degree
angle shooting. Connect jumpers and running cables, connecting these and ground work to units. Ground
steel, weatherproofing, cable grounds, unit assembly. Installation of new carriers on new build and existing
towers. Work independently at given tasks. Ensure safety at all times; including
Fall Safety procedures.
Field Technician II
BB2W Wireless of Massachusetts - Boston, MA-2000 to 2004
Field Operation Technician/Point to Point Contractor
Responsible for supporting the Network Operations objectives in the field, which includes performing
preventative and remedial maintenance, building and grounds upkeep, and the installation, optimization
and integration of network hardware and interconnect facilities, including lighting systems and monitoring.
Installation of up-top equipment including masts, clamping, bracing, supports, antennas, RRUs, cabling,
bolting, true up, shooting proper azimuth within tolerances, reading maps and a compass, torque to spec,
labeling, picture-taking, documentation, plumb and tilt readings with smart level, etc. Other responsibilities
include maintenance and repair of distributed antenna systems and microwave equipment and transmitters
and the keeping of site and test equipment inventories.
Responsible for maintaining network integrity and quality by meeting all customer and internal
standards, also perform audits as required.
Bachelors in Aeronautic Design
SAN DIEGO CITY COLLEGE - Santa Barbara, CA
CPR, First Aid, RF Safety, OSHA 10, OSHA 30,Tower/Rescue, Comm-Train; PIM and Sweep Certified, Fiber/
ODTR Certified, Ericsson Certified CAM/Sprint/AT&T/Verizon/T-Mobile Special equipment: aerial lift, forklift,
Back hoe, etc., Bilingual: Spanish/English
• Knowledge of knots and tower rigging
• Ability to operate aerial lifts, man lifts, skid steers and aerial platform equipment
• Ability to troubleshoot and correct mechanical or electrical connections
• Working knowledge of Fall Protection practice and procedures and tower life saving techniques
• Able to climb and perform work at various heights, up to 1200 feet, for long periods of time
• First Aid Certified
• OSHA 10 and 30
• RF Awareness
• Line Sweep
• Site Master
• PIM Master
• Fiber Testing/ODTR JDSU
Ericsson Certified: CAM/Sprint/AT&T/Verizon/T-Mobile
|Last Resume Update||June 1, 2015|
|Resume File|| PatrickCanto-Resume2015.pdf 15.83 kB|
|Willing to Relocate?||Yes|
|Years Experience||10 + Years|