Jobs Description

  • Tower Technician
  • April 20, 2017
  • March 30, 2017
  • May 1, 2017

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The main purpose of this field position is the installation, acceptance, line-up and maintenance of Wireless, Microwave, fiber optic or other auxiliary equipment that comprises the 123 network.
  • Be able to climb and perform work on communications towers and building roof tops to accept, test, and maintain microwave radio systems.
  • Coordinate required activities with Network Operations Center personnel in the isolation and resolution of network problems.
  • Works as a part of a cross functional team to conduct routine preventative and corrective maintenance activities to support Network Deployment, Performance, and Reliability initiatives.
  • Troubleshoots problems on his/her own related to the network.
  • Provide an intermediate level analysis for fault isolation as it pertains to microwave, fiber optics, wireless, and voice and data circuits.
  • Uses acquired knowledge to provide input to supervisor on process improvement related to preventative maintenance routines.
  • Responsible for the security and proper maintenance of corporate assets such as cell phone, spares, tools, test equipment, and vehicle.
  • Provides installation as well as test and acceptance of customer circuits.
  • Be able to lead less experienced technicians in all aspects of normal duty requirements.

Discretion and Independent Judgment

  • Follow established procedures on routine work, requires minimum supervision on new assignments.
  • Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practices.
  • Should be self-motivated and a self-starter.


Functional/Technical Skills

  • Applies acquired job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability to follow guidelines regarding safety.
  • Intermediate knowledge of most tools and test equipment used in the 123 network.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks to completion.
  • Must be flexible in ever changing environments and priorities.
  • Be open in providing and receiving constructive feedback.
  • Show initiative in achieving company goals and objectives.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Experience and Education

  • Strong PC skills and MSOffice
  • Must be current in the use of Windows and remote access on personal laptop computers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications.
  • Has a proficiency of installation and maintenance of at least two of the following network equipment components: microwave, Fixed Wireless, and Fiber Optics.
  • 2 year technical degree, equivalent military, or work experience in the Tower Construction / Installation Industry.
  • Current or Previous ComTrain Certification.
  • Typically requires a minimum of 2 to 4 years of industry related experience.

Environmental/Physical demands:

  • Ability to work extended shifts and on-call as needed.
  • Climb towers.

Applicants will be evaluated on the following skills

  • technicians qualifications
  • years of relevant experience
  • past performance evaluation
  • Driving Record
  • microwave and multiplex experience
  • fiber optic system experience
  • data network experience
  • computer skills
  • customer contact
  • ability to climb towers
  • AC/DC power systems
  • alarm and control systems

PLEASE EMAIL RESUME TO: Jennifer Mackaluso at: