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Tower Crew Foreman

Company: Commnet
Location: Fallon
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Please note, presentation of acceptable documentation of a COVID-19 vaccination or testing will be required at the time of employment for this position subject to legally valid exemptions.Commnet, an ATN International company, is seeking an experienced, motivated, professional Tower Crew Supervisor to join our innovative, fast-paced and dynamic team environment. This position will be a liaison between Tower Service crews and Tower Service Manager and will lead a crew of 4 to 8 personnel. This position will continually participate in ongoing efforts to enhance customer satisfaction, company profit and personal job mastery. All work shall be conducted in a safe, efficient and professional manner. This is a chance for an experienced, self-motivated Tower Service Supervisor to take ownership of a wireless communications network with responsibility for its health and reliability. The company's RF network includes CDMA/UMTS/LTE cellular technologies, microwave and other wireless technologies. Duties and Responsibilities (include but not limited to)--- Must be able to lead a crew of 4-8 tower climbers and solve team issues. Good work ethic, positive attitude, reliability and a team mentality is an absolute must. Ensure team performs assigned duties in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company and OSHA guidelines. --- Responsible for maximizing crew efficiency with a focus on safety and productivity. Ultimately responsible and accountable for all activities of the crew, equipment and company resources. --- Evaluate and coordinate customer/landlord requirements, project design and scheduling timelines for completion. --- Conduct site walks and coordinate subcontractors as necessary. --- Work closely with Management to prepare bill of materials (order shelters, equipment and project materials). --- Preventive and corrective maintenance on the following equipment: antenna systems, fiber optics, DC power, RF transmission path and microwave communication equipment. --- Maintain antenna system maintenance by troubleshooting faults through VSWR and return loss checks, PIM testing and hands on inspections and repair. --- Collect and review close out documents (site photographs, sweep tests, etc.). --- Read, comprehend and interpret construction drawings and scopes of work. --- Responsible for documenting all maintenance and repair activity. --- Maintains vehicles and other company assets by following periodic maintenance schedule, visual inspections and adhering to relevant policies/procedures. --- Maintain and track all assigned company assets including trucks, trailers, test equipment, tools, PPE, safety kits, and materials. Assist management in ordering materials and equipment, including truck stocking to pre-determined levels. Required Qualifications:--- High School Diploma/GED --- 5 years of working experience in projects and/or related wireless infrastructure development and construction management. --- Understand and interpret construction drawings and scopes of work. --- Understanding of operating principles of RF transmitters and receivers, AC and DC power and grounding system design, testing, and maintenance. Ability to troubleshoot and replace components utilizing OEM vendor-approved methods. --- Knowledge of proper rigging techniques and rated capacities of gear that is utilized. --- Experience with various test equipment, such as antenna sweep test gear, multi meter, spectrum analyzer, PIM tester, fiber loss test gear, and the ability to understand test results and use those results to identify faulty components. --- Knowledge of OSHA safety guidelines and practical use of these guidelines as well as all other applicable safety laws and policies preferred.--- Certification or the ability to obtain certification on the following areas: Tower climber and rescue, CPR/First aid, RF awareness and safety, OSHA 30, PIM and winter survival. --- Pass preliminary and random drug screening, criminal background check and driving background check. Possession of a valid driver license. --- Strong computer skills including a working knowledge Windows OS/ Microsoft office. --- Good communication skills, both oral and written. --- Must have the ability to lift 75 lbs., be cable of working up to 12 hours on occasion including sitting for 2-3 hours at a time. Frequent performance of duties in outside weather conditions with occasional exposure to inclement weather conditions. --- Willing to travel 2-10 days at a time. Ability to be on-call and work overtime to include Saturdays, Sundays and evening hours. Preferred Qualifications:--- Aviat, Nokia, Dragon Wave, Ceragon, microwave Certification --- Nokia RAN Certification --- Anritsu Sweeps, Fiber Testing and PIM Certification --- Management/leadership related training Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hiring Compensation Range: $28.00 - $34.00 (compensation determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • Benefits: Commnet is proud to offer a comprehensive suite of benefits to all regular full-time positions (hourly & salaried) in order to promote health and financial security for you and your family. Benefits include health, vision, dental, HSA/FSA, life and AD&D, short/long term disability coverage, emergency travel assistance, and 401k. All employees also get access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which includes services such as 100% confidential counseling, financial information/resources, legal support, and general wellness issues.Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disable

Keywords: Commnet, Sparks , Tower Crew Foreman, IT / Software / Systems , Fallon, Nevada

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