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Tower Tech - Level 3 in Glen Allen, VA at Velocitel

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for the erection, construction and maintenance of wireless towers and co-location system placement in accordance with all safety and quality guidelines and expectations.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform installation, inspection and maintenance services for wireless radio and antenna systems on towers, rooftops and other elevated structures
  • Mount antennas (Panels and microwave dishes), run coax, apply connectors, sweep lines, and PIM Test Coax lines
  • 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.
  • Perform tower top work and ensure that a quality and safe installation has been performed, including rigging, hoisting, landing, fastening, etc.
  • Assemble monopole, all weld and knock down self-support and guyed towers
  • Antenna installation of microwave parabolic 1 to 15 foot, VHF, UHF, cellular and FM broadcast antennas
  • Transmission line and installation of foam or air dielectric coaxial, hardline and elliptical wave-guides
  • Assist with closeout requirements
  • Responsible for tool inventory and upkeep daily on job site.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Education:

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

 

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience; specific experience with wireless carrier builds required
  • Ability to read and understand drawings, piping diagrams, job specifications, mounting specs, testing procedures, etc.
  • Knowledge and proven ability to perform Fiber/Sweep testing
  • Knowledge of knots and tower rigging necessary
  • Working knowledge of Fall Protection practice and procedures and tower life saving techniques

  

Technical Skills:

  • Must have or obtain documented Authorized Climber & Competent Climber/Rescue certification from an accredited institution that meets the federal standards
  • Must have or obtain OSHA Construction 10 HR Safety Training Card issued by the US Department of Labor
  • Must have or obtain First Aid and CPR certification
  • Must have completed an RF/EME safety course from a competent provider with documentation
  • Ability to operate aerial lifts, man lifts, skid steers and aerial platform equipment
  • Able to work directly with customers, and build BOM based on job needs per plans
  • DC/AC electrical skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot and correct mechanical or electrical connections
  • Industrial first aid and rescue training

 

Soft Skills:

  • Strong organizational, administrative, interpersonal ,verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to motivate, lead, teach and train on proper work and safety procedures
  • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently when required

       

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
  • 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, 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

 

EOE

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