TOWER TECHNICIAN III

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Location Las Vegas, NV

Employee Type Full Time

Industry Telecommunications

Minimum Experience 3 Years of experience in wireless technology, processes and OSHA and NATE regulations is a must. Tower climbing experience a must. 

Required Degree High School

Travel Yes

Manage Others Yes


Work within a team to perform assigned duties on telecom job sites; focusing on safety, quality and efficiency. Job duties include but are not limited to:  

  • Ability to successfully perform tasks of a Tech I and Tech II
  • Responsible for training and mentoring of Tech Is & Tech IIs
  • Successful installation of all telecom equipment without direct supervision
  • Provide troubleshooting and support for integration tasks
  • Demonstrates an understanding of project time allotment as it compares to project budget
  • Assist/substitute for Crew Leader when necessary
  • Ability to conduct a VPW
  • Accurate and timely collection of closeout package information 


SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to work with advanced hand/power tools, testing equipment, alignment tools
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Good computer skills
  • 3-year cell site construction experience installing various carriers
  • Recent AT&T experience is an asset. 


GENERAL EREQUIREMENTS Must have necessary work tools for Level III Tech

  • Must be able to travel for at least 2 weeks at a time
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and proof of driving insurance
  • Must have work, hand tools, full climbing gear, boots, eye protection, gloves, and proper work clothes  


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Must be able to climb and work on the towers, poles, buildings (no fear of heights)
  • Must be able to lift and carry at least 70 lbs.
  • Must be able to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions efficiently
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather (snow, rain, heat, high winds, etc.), long hours and variety of shifts (including night work)
  • Must be able to pass ongoing drug screen testing  


AUTHORITY 

  • Identifying and report safety hazards, incidents and accidents
  • Train new techs
  • Substitute for Crew Leader when necessary


WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • Tasks are regularly performed with exposure to outdoor weather conditions.
  • Risk of electrical shock and radiation.
  • Work near mechanical parts.
  • May work in high, precarious places.
  • Very loud noise levels equivalent to earth moving equipment and jackhammers.


CERTIFICATIONS Technical Competency

  • a) Understanding the  RF Path/RF Awareness Certification 
  • b) OSHA 10/30Hour Certification
  • c) External PIM Certification Training
  • d) Avalon Testing Equipment Certification
  • e) First Aid/CPR Certification (American Red Cross or equivalent certification)
  • f) Utility Rigging Awareness / Tower Safety Awareness / Fall Safety Awareness
  • g) Understanding of NATE regulations
  • h) Lift Operator Certification