Tower Climber

Employer
EEI
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 06, 2018
Closes
Aug 14, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
The Telecom Tower Technician installs, maintains, and operates wired, wireless, fiber optic and microwave telecommunications equipment and systems. The technician provides support in the maintenance and operation of generators, HVAC, and telecommunication site infrastructures. Must maintain and enforce a strict safety program, ensure daily job site safety plans are reviewed and followed, and stop work when unsafe work practices or conditions exist Assist Crew Foreman to ensure quality service to clients Installation/De-installation of transmission lines, connectors, antenna and accessories: and perform maintenance on tower equipment Recognize and perform duties within OSHA safety guidelines as well as all applicable safety laws and policies Work effectively both individually and with other crew members Handle transportation of equipment Performs other related duties as required and assigned A majority of the work is in the Washington Baltimore region, but travel maybe required (up to 25%) Tower Climber Job DescriptionPosition Summary The Telecom Tower Technician installs, maintains, and operates wired, wireless, fiber optic and microwave telecommunications equipment and systems. The technician provides support in the maintenance and operation of generators, HVAC, and telecommunication site infrastructures. Must maintain and enforce a strict safety program, ensure daily job site safety plans are reviewed and followed, and stop work when unsafe work practices or conditions exist Assist Crew Foreman to ensure quality service to clients Installation/De-installation of transmission lines, connectors, antenna and accessories: and perform maintenance on tower equipment Recognize and perform duties within OSHA safety guidelines as well as all applicable safety laws and policies Work effectively both individually and with other crew members Handle transportation of equipment Performs other related duties as required and assigned A majority of the work is in the Washington Baltimore region, but travel maybe required (up to 25%) Qualifications Ability to climb, at least, a 250' telecommunications tower required. Ability to lift, carry, push and pull 75 lbs required Ability to couch, kneel, twist, reach, grasp and climb with both hands and legs required Availability to work overtime to include Saturdays, Sundays and evening hours required Current ComTrain or equivalent certification in Tower Climbing Safety and rescue preferred. CPR/first aid and OSHA 10 certification preferred At least 1 years experience of wireless telecommunications preferred Willingness to take on and learn new tasks preferred Knowledge of Microsoft preferr

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