Tower Technician III

Tower Technician III Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Tower Technician III to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate the job sites and communications equipment, and secure and protect as required;
  • Proficient testing and working with Fiber;
  • Follow proper safety procedures when using electrical test and communications equipment and OSHA Safety standards;
  • Fully test an antenna/line system as required via PIM or Sweep;
  • Interpret the alarm conditions on the network and implement repairs and restoration plans to ensure minimal service disruption and impact to customer;
  • Follow detailed method of procedures (MOP) and practices to perform maintenance on equipment;
  • Knowledge of sector/antenna configurations with respect to jumper and coax routing, RET settings and cabling, and fiber routing;
  • Read and understand CD’S and RFDS so you can make sure radios and antennas are set according to build plans;
  • Ownership of the top of the tower and everything related to the build or upgrade of the site while on the tower;
  • Train other Tower Technicians and Apprentices;
  • Climb tower sites daily to conduct repair and install equipment; may climb multiple towers daily.

Requirements:

  • Comtrain or Fall Rescue certification preferred (will provide training);
  • Must be 21 years of age or older;
  • 2+ years of experience climbing and working on Towers;
  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, and drive or ride in a truck for long periods of time;
  • Experience with GSM, UMTS, Carrier Adds, and LTE;
  • OSHA Safety standards certification is preferred (will provide training);
  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical if required to drive;
  • Experience testing and working with Fiber;
  • Skilled at installation, testing, maintaining, and troubleshooting network systems as they relate to equipment installation and failure;
  • Experience climbing towers 100+ feet tall, with a 50 lb. load;
  • Periodic air travel will be required;
  • Strong leadership ability preferred;
  • Flexible to work shift work to include maintenance window and weekends if needed;
  • Able to crouch, kneel, and twist throughout the work day;
  • Able to crouch, kneel, bend and twist throughout the work day.