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Foreman in Bloomington, MN at Velocitel

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary: The Foreman will provide on-site supervision of all construction related activities including, erection and repair of towers and co-location system placement. This position will complete construction projects by scheduling materials, equipment, and personnel, monitoring projects, enforcing code and safety regulations, and supervising technicians. 

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and assist in the installation of all aspects of wire cell site RF antenna installations
  • Lead tower top work and ensure that a quality and safe installation has been performed, including rigging, hoisting, landing, fastening, etc.
  • Observe and direct work to ensure the highest level of safety and quality control requirements are upheld
  • Perform tower inspections, inventories, and audits
  • Review all documentation to prepare for installation, assemble the necessary materials, determine required installation methods, tools, and equipment
  • Identify and select cables, ropes, blocks, and tackle by weight and size of load to be moved
  • Maintain equipment and material inventory on crew truck(s)
  • Collect and review all on-site closeout documentation and submit to the appropriate parties per the deliverable timelines
  • Coordinate with the site owner representative for site related activities and maintain a good working relationship with each
  • Provide direction to crane operators engaged in hoisting and moving loads to ensure the safety of others and material handled
  • Provide training to crew members as required
  • Attend weekly safety meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications

     Education:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Related trade school education

     Experience:

  • Five to seven years of tower climbing experience
  • Two to four years supervising a crew
  • Specific experience with wireless carrier builds and maintenance
  • Ability to demonstrate connector applications
  • Must have an understanding of the installation and testing of the latest technologies
  • Ability to read site installation documentation and build accordingly
  • Working knowledge of safety, construction, and quality assurance standards and regulations in the tower industry
  • Fall protection training
  • OSHA 30 Construction Training
  • First Aid and CPR certification

     Technical Skills:

  • RF safety awareness
  • Anritsu Site Master Certification
  • Cellular antenna and mounting
  • Understanding and proficient in working with coaxial systems, diplexers, electrical down titles, bias-Ts, site equipment grounding, fiber, and DC power hybrid cables
  • Sweep and PIM testing
  • Ability to install remote radio heads

     Soft Skills:

  • Highly organized and detail orientated
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Time management; must be able to meet tight deadlines
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to think analytically, apply sound judgment, and solve problems

     Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
  • Individuals must have a valid driver’s license and driving record that meets Company requirements
  • Must be able to climb and perform work at various heights, up to 400 feet, for long periods of time
  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes
  • Must be able to pull his/her own body weight plus equipment weight up a vertical tower repeatedly for long periods of time
  • Must be willing to travel out of market/state up to 100% of the time
  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours
  • Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather

 

 

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