Wireless Tower Technician/Foreman

Location: Jackson, MS
Date Posted: 10-25-2012

Wireless Tower Technician will assist in the installation of all aspects of wireless cell site foundations, grounding and conduits, with electrical installations where applicable.

• Climbing towers and ladders at various heights
• Erection of various tower types
• 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
• Off-loading material and inventory
• Preparation and cleaning of sites
• Installation of new carriers on new build and existing towers
• Assist in tower erection using helicopters, cranes and gin poles
• Assist in the assembly of monopole, all weld and knock down self support and guyed towers
• 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, hardline and elliptical wave-guides
• Must adhere to and have an understanding of company policy and procedures
• Direct responsibility for tool inventory and upkeep daily on job site.
• Work independently at given tasks
• Ensure safety at all times; including Fall Safety procedures

Qualifications:

• Tower climbing safety and rescue
• Building and installing antenna mounts
• Running and dressing coaxial cables
• Grounding, mechanical and exothermic
• Making coaxial cable terminations
• Antenna installation
• Weather sealing
• Installing cable tray and coaxial support
• Rigging techniques
• Rappelling
• Perform plumb and tension technique
• 2-4 years experience in the telecommunications/wireless industry
• Must be willing to travel for periods of time
• Previous experience in A&L wireless cell tower construction, including: tower climbing, repelling, sweep testing, ginpole use, stacking monopoles, erecting towers and other aspects
• Previous experience running conduit, digging trenches, installing ground rings
• General site construction and minor electrical experience
• Working knowledge of Fall Protection practice and procedures and tower life saving techniques
• Tower Climbing Safety and Rescue Certification is strongly preferred
• Successful completion of safety in rigging coursework preferred
• Valid driver's license

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