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Tower Technician-Microwave

Chicago, IL

Post Date: 08/10/2018 Job ID: 676 Pay Rate: 47,840
BroadStaff is excited to be working our client, a telecom construction company handling Tower, Civil, Electrical and Small Projects in the Midwest with work in Chicago, Milwaukee, Indianapolis and other surrounding areas.  

Position Summary:
This full-time opportunity and comes with a competitive wage with eligibility for OT.  We are seeking Tower Hands with extensive experience in microwave antenna installations.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Install  all aspects of wireless cell site foundations including: grounding conduits, electrical installations, site de-installation of antennas and  coax.
  • Climbing towers and ladders of various heights (up to 300 feet)
  • Assemble and install microwave antennas by OEM Aviat and/or Ceragon (Harris)
  • Jumper and Coax install and Replacement.
  • Coax Termination, Connector Installation, Weatherproofing and Grounding.
Job Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 2-3  years of construction or telecommunications experience.
  • Candidate must be experienced in all aspects of line and antenna system installation, replacement and maintenance.
  • Experience with the following:  Antenna installation and alignment, TMA' s, Diplexers, Coax, Connectors, Jumpers, Installation of steel platforms and grounding.
  • CPR/First Aid Certified (must keep certification current).
  • Comtrain Climber Rescue Course or equivalent required.
  • Must be willing to climb tall structures up to  300 feet and work in all types of weather conditions.
  • Able to lift, carry, push, pull 75+ lbs.
  • Able to crouch, kneel, and twist throughout the work day.
  • Able to reach, grasp and climb with both hands.
  • Able to manipulate equipment and instruments with precise hand and finger movements.
  • Candidate must be able to pass a background and drug test initially and randomly;  Valid driver' s license and be able to pass a driving record check.
  • Relocation/Perdiem is provided but  candidate within 50 miles of Chicago preferred.
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