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Tower Technician III

Company: MasTec Network Solutions
Location: Kent
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

If you are looking for a career in a rapidly expanding, growth oriented industry. MasTec Network Solutions has an exciting career opportunity for you! We are a telecommunications services company that offers wireless network operators a variety of services such as Equipment Installation and Commissioning, Microwave Engineering, Civil Construction, Maintenance, and EF& I Services. We also provide structured, in-class and field training services to people interested in a career as a Tower Technician. As an experienced Tower Technician you will lead and assist in the construction, installation, and maintenance of communications tower and support structures. Being a Tower Technician is not for the faint at heart but with MasTec Network Solutions it can be an exciting and challenging career opportunity. Tower Technicians work irregular hours, travel frequently, and work at great heights in extreme weather conditions. At MasTec Network Solutions we recognize our success depends on our exceptional technicians they work hard so opportunities and incentive programs are in place that recognizes top performers for a job well done. If you truly have what it takes to be a strong leader and you want to help pave the way for the next generation of Telecommunications Technicians, this is the place to build your career! We are a reputable company that rewards your hard work. We also offer competitive compensation, benefits, and advancement opportunities. Required Skills As a Tower Technician III, your responsibilities will include: Climbing and working on communications towers for the purpose of installing, replacing, and repairing antenna systems equipment performs tower maintenance under close supervision. The basic use and care of hand tools and mechanical equipment. Knowing 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 50 lb. load. Analyzing situations accurately and adopt an appropriate course of action. Communicating orally and in writing. Following instructions accurately and complete assigned course of action. Recognizing safety hazards and performing duties in a safe manner. Act as a team lead and mentor to less experienced Tower Technicians. Must have the ability to traveling extensively within assigned region. Qualifications - External High school diploma or GED equivalency A minimum of 4 years tower experience Industrial first aid Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions per prints Organized with a strong attention to detail and capable of working with minimum supervision Demonstrated expertise in construction skills, rigging, safety and general industry knowledge. Extensive rigging experience with ability to pass Rigging Course Familiarity with crane signals and gin pole operations Complete installation of lighting systems with the ability to troubleshoot Working knowledge of safety standards and regulations Must have the ability to climb towers, be able to pick up 50 lbs., and be capable of working up to 12 hours on occasion. Additional Information Individuals must have a valid driver's license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions. Must be available to work weekends and/or nights, in extreme weather conditions if necessary, and be willing to travel extensively. Must be able to work out of market or away from home as work demands. Other duties as required. MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Internal Description Description - Internal This position assists in construction, erection and repair of towers and co-location system placement. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Climbing towers and ladders at various heights Erection of various tower types Off-loading material Preparation and cleaning of sites Installation of new carriers on new build and existing towers Instruct and following of Fall Safety procedures Material inventory Capable of leading junior hands while on tower under the direction of foreman Identify and select the proper rigging materials per weight and size of load Perform guy wire change outs, tower modifications and plumb and tension Ability to read a compass, set azimuths and down tilts per specifications Capable of site layout according to prints Serve as a mentor to new less experienced technicians Other duties as assigned. Qualifications - Internal High school diploma or GED equivalency A minimum of 4 years tower experience Industrial first aid Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions per prints Organized with a strong attention to detail and capable of working with minimum supervision Demonstrated expertise in construction skills, rigging, safety and general industry knowledge. Extensive rigging experience with ability to pass Rigging Course Familiarity with crane signals and gin pole operations Complete installation of lighting systems with the ability to troubleshoot Working knowledge of safety standards and regulations Must have the ability to climb towers, be able to pick up 50 lbs., and be capable of working up to 12 hours on occasion. Additional Information Individuals must have a valid driver's license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions. Must be available to work weekends and/or nights, in extreme weather conditions if necessary, and be willing to travel extensively. Must be able to work out of market or away from home as work demands. Other duties as assigned MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Job Requirements:

  • Resolve job specification and/or drawing problems
  • Ensure that work is performed in accordance with all safety and quality guidelines and expectations
  • Rebuild basic electrical panel and diagram electrical path
  • Make us a preferred partner for wireless service providers
  • Prepare accurate documentation of time and expenses for self and crew and promptly provide to Project Manager daily
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
  • Work with Maintenance Supervisor to maintain an effective preventative maintenance program/li
  • Scrutinize actions to ensure the customer experience be protected to the greatest extent
  • Participate in special projects and perform other duties
  • Administer the construction contract for the accuracy of bid package to actual cost and schedule adherence
  • Perform a number of duties related to the assembly, installation, and operation of towers at various locations
  • Communicating orally and in writing
  • Perform preventative maintenance and make other necessary adjustments
  • Maintain documentation and maintenance records for each assigned facility
  • Exceed 12 hours/day for safety reasons Heavy overnight travel (up to 50%) by land and/or air Adherence to 100% Tie-Off 24x7
  • Help pave the way for the next generation of Telecommunications Technicians
  • Communicating orally and in writing;. Following instructions
  • Work 2-4 weeks at a time on the job site
  • Assist with set up and operation of Capstan and rigging Troubleshoot coaxial cable and elliptical component problem areas
  • Manage crew of up to four (4) additional employees with limited supervision

Keywords: MasTec Network Solutions, Kent , Tower Technician III, Professions , Kent, Washington

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