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Tower Technician - St. Louis, Roselle, Minneapolis


St. LouisMissouri

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Joe Wimp

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JN -032021-14441

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is seeking Tower Technicians for direct hire with their Telecommunications client in St. Louis, MO; Roselle, IL; and Minneapolis, MN

  • Installs, replaces, and troubleshoots wireless equipment based on direction from Foreman.
  • Conducts site prep including assembly, painting, kitting, labeling and color coding.
  • Conducts equipment inspections and completes proper documentation. Identifies unserviceable equipment and reports this to Foreman.
  • Rigs tower as needed.
  • Sets up and properly secures ladders.
  • Performs administrative work including reviewing and taking pictures, red lining drawings, completing job safety/site analysis (JSA), making copies and scanning documents.
  • Performs vehicle inspections and preventive maintenance.
  • Ensures bill of materials is correct per radio frequency data sheets (RFDS) and construction drawings.
  • Inventories, orders and restocks materials as needed. 
  • Performs equipment testing such as sweeps, fiber optic, electrical and Passive Intermodulation (PIM) testing.
  • Properly operates equipment such as Capstan hoist, Gin Pole, Ariel lifts, skid loaders, etc.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment. Follows all safety policies and procedures.
  • Understands and complies with DOT regulations.
  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be able to obtain a health card to meet DOT requirements.
  • Knowledge and proper use of various hand tools and power tools.
  • Versatile, flexible, and willing to work within constantly changing priorities.
  • Able to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Able to travel regularly and work long hours/weekends as needed.
  • Able to work on projects with general direction and minimal guidance.
  • Follow directions well and learns tasks quickly.
  • Able to learn or proficient in operating test equipment such as Passive Intermodulation (PIM) gear, Anritsu Site master and Fiber Test gear.
  • Microsoft Office computer skills.
  • Must pass a background check, drug test, and motor vehicle check. 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Physical/Work Requirements:

•      Employee will climb a vertical structure as needed, usually between 100 and 300 feet, but could be up to 500 feet in the air.
•      Employee will periodically lift and carry over 50 pounds.
•      Employee will be required to work overhead.
•      Employee will periodically twist, bend, stand, crawl, or kneel to perform job.
•      Employee will periodically hand dig trenches.
•      Work environment is primarily outside in different weather conditions.
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