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Civil Technician 2 in Syracuse, NY at Empire Telecom

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Summary

The Civil Technician will be responsible for running conduit, digging trenches and installing ground rings, along with other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Assist in the installation of all aspects of wireless cell site foundations, grounding and conduits, with electrical installations where applicable
  • Connect jumpers and running cables, connecting these and ground work to units.
  • Ground steel, weatherproofing, cable grounds, unit assembly
  • Responsible for building and tying together cages of rebar
  • Off-loading material and inventory; must be capable of lifting 50+ pounds
  • Use intricate test equipment, power tools and hand tools related to tower and RF installations (ex. Anritsu Sweep Tester, Fluke Fiber Tester etc)
  • Understanding of material orders, refreshing project supplies and tracking tools and materials
  • Preparation and cleaning of sites
  • Must adhere to and have an understanding of company policy and procedures
  • Direct responsible for tool inventory and upkeep daily on job site.
  • Work independently at given tasks
  • Perform all work in accordance with established OSHA, Company Safety Procedures and 3rd party guidelines (Comtrain, Gravitec)

Job Requirements

Education:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED); related trade school education preferred

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the telecommunications/wireless industry
  • Previous experience in cell tower construction preferred
  • Previous experience running conduit, digging trenches, installing ground rings 
  • General site construction and minor electrical experience
  • Must be willing to travel out of market/state, for up to several months at a time
  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours
  • Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing

EOE