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Tower Technician - Roselle, IL & Minneapolis, MN



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Joe Wimp

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JN -032021-14442

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is seeking a Tower Foreman for direct hire with their Telecommunications client in Roselle, IL & Minneapolis, MN

  • Plans daily tasks and work schedules and assigns them to crew members.
  • Conducts daily tailgates and job safety/site analysis (JSA).
  • Identifies and mitigates hazards.
  • Reads plans to understand the build.
  • Identifies scope changes and change orders and reports them to the Construction Manager/Project Manager immediately.
  • Interfaces professionally with subcontractors, safety personnel and customers who show up on-site.
  • Submits daily time worked for all crew members through our time and attendance system.
  • Submits required reports and job closeout documentation on time.
  • Understands and complies with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
  • Performs tasks of Tower Techs as needed to facilitate timely job completion.
  • Promotes and leads safety initiatives by ensuring all crew members follow safety policies and procedures.
  • Delegates responsibilities for tasks evenly throughout the crew to ensure crew member development. Trains crew members.
  • Communicates crew needs and performance to management.
  • Manages employees. Ensures tasks and jobs are completed thoroughly and efficiently.
  • Maintains good housekeeping on site, in trailer, vehicles and warehouse.
  • Ensures bill of materials is correct per radio frequency data sheets (RFDS) and construction drawings.
  • Informs Construction Manager/Project Manager/Customer of any material issues immediately.
  • Promotes and develops teamwork amongst crew and other employees.

  • High school diploma. Associate degree or equivalent from two-year technical school preferred or three years of industry experience with one year in a foreman or top lead role.
  • Must be able to obtain a health card to meet DOT requirements.
  • Proficient in test equipment such as Passive Intermodulation (PIM) gear, Anritsu Site master and Fiber Test gear.
  • Able to travel regularly and work long hours/weekends as needed.
  • Able to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Able to work on projects with general direction and minimal guidance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, decision making and analytical skills.
  • Versatile, flexible, and willing to work within constantly changing priorities.
  • 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 periodically 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.

Travel is a MUST

About AVID Technical Resources:
AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston with 9 offices around the US, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.
Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area.  This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition.  Inc. Magazine listed AVID three times on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US.  AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts. AVID Technical Resources has not only been recognized by local and national business and staffing organizations, but also by its most important critics: our clients and candidates. Check out our reviews on Glassdoor, Indeed, and Google here
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