Tower Technician

Centerline Communications
Hanover, MD
Jun 07, 2019
Jun 18, 2019
Full Time
Centerline Communications LLC Level Experienced Job Location Hanover, MD - Hanover, MD Position Type Full Time Education Level High School Salary Range Undisclosed Travel Percentage Road Warrior Job Shift Day Job Category Construction Company Overview Who We Are Centerline Communications works with all the major wireless operators and equipment manufacturers in the US and leaders in the industry ecosystem. It is a full-service operation, specializing in the development, construction and maintenance of wireless telecommunications networks. Centerline Communications also offers a complete package of facilities services, including HVAC, Generator, mechanical and electrical maintenance for commercial businesses. Centerline's success is built on a foundation of highly experienced management and staff who embrace responsibility and an unwavering commitment to clients. In less than a decade, the company has grown from 5 to more than 280 employees, covering over 30 states, with offices in three major cities in the US Tower Technician SIGN ON BONUS = $1,500.00 *Bonus payment subject to program terms, conditions, and restrictions Position Summary: The Tower Technician I will be responsible for the performance of various construction tasks in the areas of tower erection, coaxial cable and antenna installation, antenna mount installation, RF testing and troubleshooting. This position is for candidates with experience in cellular construction. Technicians will be required to perform the majority of elevated construction activity and may be asked to supervise entry level techs at elevation. Duties and Responsibilities: - Installation and maintenance of mounts, platforms, antennas, RRU's, TMA, and other related equipment on towers, rooftops, and other structures to expand and upgrade cellular networks. - Installation and maintenance of coaxial and DC power/fiber optic transmission lines. - Installation and maintenance of microwave equipment. - Assist with testing of new and existing equipment. May include sweep, PIM, or fiber testing. - Installation of ice bridges, cable trays, equipment pads, racks, and platforms. - Installation of underground and in building conduits for electrical and back haul circuits. - Learn and incorporate climbing and work safety requirements. - Work as a team to function as part of a 3-4-man crew. Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Competencies: - Basic mechanical abilities with hand tools and simple power tools. - Ability to work reliably under minimal supervision. - Excellent physical conditioning and stamina. - Willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions; including but not limited to snow, rain and varying temperatures. - Ability to read, comprehend and carry out written and verbal instructions. - Observe all company procedures and safety rules. - Work as part of our team to ensure customer satisfaction. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, use hands to finger/handle/feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk or hear. Occasionally the work requires the employee to walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Frequently the employee is required to lift or carry up to 10 or 25 lbs., and occasionally up to 50 or 100 lbs. Able to climb to and work at heights exceeding 300'. The employee needs to have good vision for close work, distance, color discrimination, peripheral, and depth perception. Required Education and Experience: - High School Diploma - 0 - 2 years' experience in cellular construction - Competent Tower Climber and Rescuer Certification (does not need to be current, Centerline will re-certify) - First Aid & CPR (Centerline will re-certify if required) - EME/RF Training (Centerline will re-certify if required) - NWSA TTT1 certification not required but is a bonus Supervisory Responsibility: Supervision of entry level technicians at elevation. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time non-exempt position. Days of work are Monday through Friday with some irregular hours. Weekends and evenings, as needed, to service emergency needs of our customers. Travel: - Be willing to travel up to 100 miles per day with a Foreman. - Must possess a valid driver's license and be insurable under the company insurance policy.