Tower Foreman. Job in Seattle WestCoast-Jobs

  • Job Reference: 381672951-2
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2021
  • Recruiter: NextGen Global Resources, LLC.
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

NextGen is hiring all levels of tower technician work in the Seattle, Washington, market! if you are local and ready to get into a company that is ready to teach and help you build upon your experience please apply now! or call me directly!


Benefits: Here is just some of what we have to offer:

• Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

• Life insurance with AD&D

• Short- and long-term disability insurance

• Supplemental Insurance

• 401(k) with 100% company match!(up to 4%)

• Paid vacation

• Paid holidays

• Flex days

• Employee assistance program

• Employee of the Month program

• Employee referral program

• Tuition reimbursement program

• Training and certifications

Assists in the construction, installation, and maintenance of communications towers and support structures and related telecommunications equipment. Tower Technicians work irregular hours, travel frequently, and work at great heights in extreme weather conditions.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Climbs and works on communications towers for the purpose of installing, replacing, and repairing antenna systems equipment. Does not require close supervision.

• The basic use and care of hand tools and mechanical equipment.

• Completes required daily Job Safety Analysis' (JSA's).

• Knows the hazards associated with tower climbing, construction equipment, and working on or near energized lines and equipment.

• The ability to climb tall structures (100 feet or more) with a 50 lb. load.

• Analyzes situations accurately and adopts an appropriate course of action.

• Communicates orally and in writing.

• Follows instructions accurately and completes assigned course of action.

• Recognizes safety hazards and performs duties in a safe manner.

• Maintains a clean, orderly environment adhering to company policies and industry regulation/standard(s) (OSHA)

• Knowledge of custom tower rigging techniques

• Performs tape drops

• Proficient with topside testing procedures (sweeps, PIM, fiber testing, etc)

• Performs GPS antenna alignment

• Proficient with the installation of antennas, RRH's, ground kits, RET systems

• Troubleshoots RET systems

• Runs required lines to the top of the tower; grounds coax lines and build different sizes and types of connectors.

• Stacks tower steel and install sector mounts

• Basic knowledge of microwave dish and radio installations and path alignment.

• Able to train lower-level tower techs.

• Proficient with all field requirements for the completion of closeout packages.

• Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Working knowledge of basic hand tools, mechanical equipment, and electro-mechanical equipment.

Knowledge of basic computer skills.

Self-motivated and able to learn quickly.

Ability to lift over 70 pounds.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have a High school diploma or equivalent.

2 to 3 years of industry experience.

Good communication skills, reading and writing skills (English)

Ability to lift over 70 pounds.

Good computer skills. General knowledge and use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Outlook).

Clean Driving Record & Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation to and from work.

Must be able to accommodate out-of-town travel, if required.

Working knowledge of basic hand tools, mechanical equipment, and electro-mechanical equipment.

ComTrain, OSHA10, RF Awareness Training, First AID/CPR trained.

Must have experience with Anritsu Site Master, Andrew, PPC, tower mapping, and antenna equipment.

Must have experience stacking self-support towers, installing waveguides, antennas, and microwave

dishes.

RF Awareness, replacement, and maintenance i.e. coax, jumpers, TMA's, connectors and

weatherproofing

Highly organized and be able to effectively report verbally and written reports back to the Tower

Foreman.