Tower Hand II

PEAK Technical Staffing USA, Miami Florida

Tower Hand II - Multiple Locations in Southeast US

Job Summary:

Tower Hands support all aspects of tower installations, including all antennas and transmission lines.  Tower Hands perform construction duties on a daily basis ensuring quality construction from the foundation to erection of lattice towers, monopoles, and guyed towers.

Essential Function:
  • May perform installs on radios, antennas, and associated RF equipment
  • Trouble shoots Alarms / RSSI issues at sites using supplied sweep gear.
  • Perform electrical down tilts and mechanical down tilts to a variety of antennas using supplied antenna controller units.
  • Run jumpers as needed to complete ongoing scopes of work.
  • May devise jumper connections with knowledge from connector training.
  • Complete required equipment and supply paperwork.
  • Climbing communications structures, to include guyed; self-supporting; monopoles; building/rooftops; grain silos; etc.
  • Performing audits: safety; defect and quality.
  • Ability to follow daily instructions and shift reports.
  • Ability to run jumpers as needed to complete ongoing scopes of work.
  • Fill out required paperwork and printouts.
  • Applies job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks.

Recommended Minimum Job Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Typically requires 3 plus years of related experience.
  • Valid state-issued driver’ s license is required.
  • MUST be a Certified Tower Climber - can be via Gravitec Systems, Inc. or ComTrain.

Recommended Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Mounting, aligning, cabling, and testing of antennas, radios, and associated equipment.
  • Experience in completing full grounding installations, tower demolition, tower stripping and painting (erect and horizontal.)
  • Competent climber.
  • Competent rigger.
  • Knowledge of standard knots.
  • Trained in controlled descent.
  • Trained in use of aerial lifts.
  • Trained in procedures on a working platform.
  • Trained in procedures on a cable bridge/ice bridge.
  • Knowledge of UMTS and 4G.
  • Requires working knowledge of Microwave equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic electricity, grounding, and power safety.
  • Terminating cables and experience fixing connectors and Antenna system.
  • Ability to Install coaxial cable on towers, rooftop - any structure.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills of equipment, coax, and fiber.
  • Expertise in fiber testing.
  • Expertise in PIM and sweep testing.
  • Ability to work closely with others.
  • Team Player.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to mentor and field train lower level technicians.
  • Travel as required, typically within a designated region.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registration and Requirements.
  • Rescue certification is preferred.
  • Anritsu and/or OSHA certification preferred.
  • CPR and First Aid certification preferred.

Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to climb and descend all types of tower and rooftop structures.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to travel as needed.

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