Tower Technician II in Jackson, MS at MasTec Network Solutions

Date Posted: 10/1/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Jackson, MS
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/1/2021

Job Description

The Tower Technician II will install, maintain, and operate wired, wireless, fiber optic and microwave telecommunications equipment and systems.  As a Tower Technician II, support will be provided in the maintenance and operation of generators, HVAC, and telecommunication site infrastructures.  

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understands and implements MasTec Network Solutions (MNS) Health Safety and Environmental Policies. (Safety Manual).
  • Understands and implements Industry standards (OSHA, TIA10-48, NATE CTS and ANSI)
  • Climbing towers and ladders at various heights
  • Erection of various tower types
  • Off-loading material and inventory
  • Preparation and cleaning of sites
  • Installation of new carriers on new build and existing towers
  • Assists in tower erection using helicopters, cranes and gin poles
  • Assists in the assembly of monopole, all weld and knock down self-support and guyed towers
  • Assists in the antenna installation of microwave parabolic 1 to 15-foot, VHF, UHF, cellular and FM broadcast antennas
  • Assists in the transmission line and installation of foam/air dielectric coaxial, hardline and elliptical waveguide.
  • Assists in the installation of all aspects of ell site foundations, grounding and conduits, with electrical installations where applicable.
  • Serve as a mentor to new less experienced technicians
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Training

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years tower experience
  • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions per prints
  • Working knowledge of safety standards and regulations.
  • NWSA certification is a plus
  • Must have the ability to climb towers, be able to pick up 50 lbs., and capable of working up to 12 hours.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions

Working Conditions

  • Must be available to work weekends and/or nights, in extreme weather conditions if necessary
  • Must have the ability and be willing to travel extensively, as required for job related functions.
  • Must be able to work out of market or away from home as work demands.

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