Summary: Perform construction duties on a daily basis ensuring quality construction for expedited commercial deployment of services as directed by Superintendent and/or Foreman.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: • Perform tower construction activities including assembling/erecting towers, installing antennas, mounting hardware, installing coax and connectors, grounding, testing, positioning, and optimizing antennas and lines. • Read Plans, Site Plans and Tower Drawings. • Install, connect and test underground and above ground grounding systems. • Complete work in a timely and efficient manner by planning, prioritizing, and mobilizing staff, materials to meet schedule. • Ensure Foreman is apprised of construction progress, concerns, and deviations from plans or established schedule. • Identify all materials and other resources needed to complete project. • Identify construction "punch list" of items to be remedied and ensure they are completed prior to customer’s inspection. • Maintain and enforce all SBA and OSHA safety practices, perform daily job-site safety inspections on equipment prior to operation. • Work with Construction Supervisor and Foreman to analyze job requirements such as labor and materials. • Must be able to work overtime to include Saturdays, Sundays and evening hours. • Must be able to satisfactorily complete all aspects of SBA’s Tower U training classes. • Other projects and duties as assigned.
Qualifications: 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.
Education and/or Experience: • High School diploma / GED and 1+ year of wireless tower construction experience required or 2+ years of climbing experience required. • Able to read blueprints, details and specifications. • Cad-weld or other thermo-weld training helpful. • Anritsu certified a plus. • Knowledge of and ability to operate Test Equipment a plus (i.e. RF sweep gear, PIM and Fiber Testing).Certifications in each a plus • Knowledge of standard knots, • Successfully complete SBA Tower U and TS&R Training
Language Skills: • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Mathematical Skills: • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Reasoning Ability • Ability to carry out instruction furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations • Valid Driver’s License - strongly preferred/may be required depending upon the location in which the position is required to work. • Ability to operate Commercial Motor Vehicles a plus • May be required to obtain a Medical Examiners DOT Medical Card. • OSHA Certification can be obtained via successful completion of SBA Tower U training class.