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Novotech Construction, Inc.

Altoona, PA

Tower Technician I, II III and Top Hand/Crew Leader - Remote

Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-08
Direct Apply
Yes
TelecommuteYes
Valid Through2023-02-05

Job Description:

As a Tower Technician, Top Hand or Crew Leader, your responsibilities may include: *Climbing and working on communications towers for the purpose of installing, replacing, and repairing antenna systems equipment; performs tower maintenance. *The basic use and care of hand tools and mechanical equipment. *Knowing the hazards associated with tower climbing, construction equipment, and working on or near energized lines and equipment. *The ability to climb tall structures (100 feet or more) with 50 lb. load. *Analyzing situations accurately and adopt an appropriate course of action. *Communicating orally, electronically and in writing. *Following instructions accurately and complete assigned course of action. *Recognizing safety hazards and performing duties in a safe manner. *Act as a team lead and mentor to less experienced Tower Technicians. QUALIFICATIONS Physical Requirements: *Must meet certain weight requirements post-offer, pre-employment and during employment in order to comply with equipment manufacturers' safety standards for working at heights; maximum weight to be qualified to climb upon hire is 250 pounds. *Waist circumference must not exceed 60 inches measured at the navel as specified by the manufacturer of safety equipment. *Ability to climb tall structures with a load of up to 25 pounds while working at altitudes of 300+ feet. *Ability to lift and carry materials that weigh up to 40 pounds for 6-8 hours per work day. *Must be able to work at heights from an aerial work platform (AWP) such as man-lifts, boom trucks, cranes & other approved equipment. *Ability to identify all colors associated with telecommunications cable and equipment indicator lights. *Ability to connect and disconnect various sizes and types of electronic connectors *Ability to push and pull materials and equipment for extended periods of time. *Ability to stand, walk and climb for extended periods of time. *Perform repetitive movements for extended periods of time. *Ability to drive long distances on and off road. *Ability to perform these duties in all weather conditions and climates including heat, cold, rain, etc. *Ability to work in remote and challenging locations including, but not limited to: rooftops, confined spaces, and all types of geographic locations. Apprentice Tower Technician: 0 - 6 mos. tower experience *Must have High School Diploma or equivalent *Must have or obtain minimum OSHA certification *Possession of a valid driver license and be able to pass the Motor Vehicle Records check *Must be able to pass criminal background check *Must be able to pass DOT driver physical Tower Tech I - 6 mos. to 1 year tower experience *Must have High School Diploma or equivalent *Must have or obtain minimum OSHA certification *Possession of a valid driver license and be able to pass the Motor Vehicle Records check *Must be able to pass criminal background check *Must be able to pass DOT driver physical Journeyman/Tower Tech II - 1-3 years tower experience Journeyman/Tower Tech III - 3+ more years experience *Must have High School Diploma or equivalent *Must have or obtain minimum OSHA certification Possession of a valid driver license and be able to pass the Motor Vehicle Records check. *Must be able to pass DOT driver physical *Must be able to pass criminal background check *Recent Com Train or equivalent certification in Tower Climbing Safety and Rescue *Current CPR and First Aid Certification *Experience with Fiber and Line Testing Tower Tech III Only: *Have the ability to complete the Novotech Construction Tower Technician Training Program *Willingness to take hands on approach in leading their team through demonstration *Experience in replacement and maintenance i.e. coax, jumpers, TMA's, connectors and weatherproofing *Highly organized and be able to effectively report verbally, electronically and through written reports back to the Construction Manager. Top Hand/Crew Leader- 3 or more years

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