Tower Technician – Microwave

Job DescriptionWe offer a competitive hourly pay rate, full benefit package (Medical, Dental and Vision) 401k program, Company stock option, paid time off, paid holidays and opportunities for advancement in a rapidly growing industry.The Microwave Tower Technician will install, maintain, and operate wired, wireless, fiber optic and microwave telecommunications equipment and systems.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 assignedJob RequirementsSkills and ExperienceHigh school diploma or GED equivalencyMinimum of 2 years of tower experienceIndustrial first aidAbility to read, comprehend and carry out instructions per printsOrganized with a strong attention to detail and capable of working with minimum supervisionDemonstrated expertise in construction skills, rigging, safety and general industry knowledgeExtensive rigging experience with ability to pass Rigging CourseFamiliarity with crane signals and gin pole operationsComplete installation of lighting systems with the ability to troubleshootWorking knowledge of safety standards and regulationsMust have the ability to climb towers, be able to pick up 50 lbs., and be capable of working up to 12 hoursIndividuals must have a valid driver’s license and driving record meeting the company policy conditionsMust be available to work weekends and/or nights, in extreme weather conditions if necessary, and be willing to travel extensivelyMust be able to work out of market or away from home as work demandsDon’t miss this great opportunity!All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen