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Tower Technician II in Pelham, AL at MasTec Network Solutions

Date Posted: 1/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Acts as a technical contributor within and occasionally outside his or her immediate team. Responsible for staying current in technical theory, application, and operational discipline. Takes on technical and project-related efforts, providing communication as directed. The Technician has a solid understanding of theory and application related to project management, radio access networks, backhaul to sites, signaling, disaster recovery planning and response, data services, and location-based services. The Technician has a basic understanding of theory and application related to network design, capacity planning, power systems AC/DC, and grounding.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • 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
  • Assist 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 wave-guides
  • Assists in the installation of all aspects of cell site foundations, grounding and conduits, with electrical installations where applicable.
  • Serve as a mentor to new less experienced technicians
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Skills and Experience

    • A minimum of 2-3 years tower experience
    • Industrial first aid
    • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions per prints
    • Organized with a strong attention to detail and capable of working with minimum supervision
    • Working knowledge of safety standards and regulations
    • Must have the ability to climb towers, be able to pick up 50 lbs., and be cable of working up to 12 hours on occasion.
    • Individuals must have a valid driver’s license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions.
    • Must be available to work weekends and/or nights, in extreme weather conditions if necessary, and be willing to travel extensively.
    • Must be able to work out of market or away from home as work demands.
MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

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