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Tower Technician II in Baltimore, MD at ITC

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Baltimore, MD
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Greater than 15 years
  • Date Posted:
    4/3/2018

Job Description

'Join our Talent Network! This is a sourcing requisition. Please apply, and if your qualifications match the requirements, we will reach out to you as soon as the position officially opens.'

ITC Service Group (“ITC”), is a leading provider of broadband installation, planning, wireless, design and staffing solutions to the telecommunications industry. With over 40 years’ experience in the telecom business, as we continue to grow we recognize that we are only as successful as the people we employ. We provide competitive pay, a positive atmosphere, and career development opportunities. Whether you are just beginning to think about your next job or have already decided to make a meaningful move, we want to talk to you.

ITC Service Group (“ITC”), is seeking an experienced Tower Technician II in Baltimore, MD.  The Tower Technician position requires a minimum of three weeks travel each month. You will receive a per diem for travel-related expenses and you will be working alongside experienced tower technicians.

Responsibilities:


•       Understand and strictly adhere to safety and quality guidelines without deviation


•       Safely and efficiently complete repairs and upgrades at elevated heights. 


•       Impacted equipment will be mounted on various structures such as Guyed Towers, Lattice Towers, Monopole Towers, Water Towers, Stealth Towers and Rooftops


•       Observe and report possible compound/equipment defects or hazards


•       Ensure that Job Hazard Assessment (JHA) requirements are identified, documented and followed


•       Accurately follow instructions and complete assigned course of action in accordance with scope of work and methods of procedures (MOPs) and track work via checklists


•       Accurately and timely document job costs, including labor hours and material


•       Read customer blueprints and execute scope of work per the customer’s specifications


•       Identify potential add-on sales to increase company revenue


•       Expansion and upgrades to established major cellular carrier networks


•       Break/Fix work, consisting of repairs and upkeep to existing cellular networks / sites


•       Civil work, consisting of upgrading and expanding existing cellular networks / sites


•       Pre- and post-work site audits


•       Cellular radio and antenna swaps


•       Legacy cable plant upgrades from Coaxial Cable to Fiber


•       Site upgrades


•       Capacity Expansion

Requirements:


•       2+ years of tower climbing experience required.


•       Completion of all required training (Parts I and II), regardless of prior work experience


•       Must be able to travel outside home market up to 75% of the time


•       Must be able to work outside of normal business hours (i.e., shift work), to include nights and weekends, when needed


•       Must be willing to serve in an on-call rotation


•       Must be a self-starter with the desire and ability to learn and retain new knowledge


•       Must be a team player and have excellent interpersonal communication skills


•       Must have excellent organizational and administrative skills 


•       Must have effective written and oral communication skills in English language for safety reasons


•       Ability to exercise flexibility in challenging and/or perplexing situations


•       Ability to multi-task and maintain composure in stressful and demanding work environment


•       Must have high level of computer proficiency, including a working knowledge of all Microsoft Office suite products


•       Must have understanding of basic mechanical terms and tools


•       Ability to learn and retain physical and mechanical installation specifications


•       Ability to connect and disconnect various sizes and types of electronic connectors

Physical Requirements:


•       Must take and pass a pre-assignment fitness for duty examination 


•       Weight must not exceed 250 lbs. before and during assignment in order to meet weight limits specified by safety equipment manufacturers’ standards


•       Waist circumference must not exceed 60 inches measured at the navel before and during assignment as specified by the manufacturer of safety equipment


•       Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stand, walk, bend, twist, squat, and lift and carry up to 70 lbs and pull own body weight plus equipment weight up a vertical tower repeatedly for long periods of time (6-8 hours per day)


•       Ability to climb ladders and steep staircases


•       Ability to climb tall structures (100 feet or more) with 50 lb. load and to work at altitudes of 300+ feet


•       Ability to perform repetitive movements 6-8 hours daily


•       Ability to push and pull materials and equipment 6-8 hours daily


•       Ability to work in remote and challenging locations including, but not limited to: rooftops, confined spaces, and all types of geographic locations


•       Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain etc.


•       Ability to clearly identify specific color schemes


•       Ability to drive long distances on and off road

Background Requirements:


•       Candidates must be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver’s license


•       Must take and pass a pre-assignment drug test and be subject to random drug and alcohol testing


•       Must pass a pre-assignment background check including criminal history check, employment history check, and education verification, among other criteria.

Required Safety Training Part I (Online)


•       Basic Capstan Hoist Principles


•       Basic Rigging Principles


•       Battery Safety for Telecommunications


•       Crane Spotter and Signal Person Principles


•       New Hire Authorized Climber Online Course


•       Radio Frequency Training


•       Towing Trailers 


•       Anritsu Online Site Master Line Sweep


•       Asbestos Awareness  


•       Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens


•       Confined Spaces


•       Electrical Hazards and NFPA 70E - Overview


•       Hazard Communication


•       Ladder Safety


•       Lockout /Tagout 


•       OSHA 10-Hr Certificate


•       Personal Protective Equipment Overview


•       Portable Fire Extinguishers


•       Preventing Back Injuries


•       Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls


•       Trenching and Excavation Safety Awareness

Required Technical Training Part II (in Texas)


•       Aerial Lift Operation Training


•       Antenna Alignment Verification


•       Coaxial and Fiber Cable Testing


•       CPR and First Aid


•       Customer Solution Training


•       Equipment Rigging and Hoisting with CAPSTAN Hoist


•       Hazard Identification and Elimination


•       Night Climbing and Rescuer


•       Radio Frequency Awareness


•       Tower Rescue

ITC Service Group (“ITC”), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law.

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