Telecommunications Tower Technician 1 - Military veterans preferred

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  part-time   employee

United States

SUMMARY: The Telecommunications Tower Technician 1's responsibility is to build and install telecommunications equipment on customer job sites, perform testing, and assist with all related tasks under direct supervision from a Telecommunications Tower Antenna & Line Lead or Foreman.


  • Assist in performing jobsite system tests including, PIM, Sweep, Fiber OTDR, and optical power meters
  • Build, install, decommission, assemble, and modify ground and tower telecom equipment to include setting RET's, azimuths, down tilts, connect conduit, pull wire, build/test jumpers, and terminate fibers, coax, and AC & DC power cable
  • Assist in troubleshooting site issues as they arise
  • Route cabling including coax, AC & DC power cable and fiber optic cable according to site documentation and schematics
  • Read drawings, plans and construction drawings
  • Perform basic crane signaling to direct lifting and moving of equipment by crane operators
  • Verifies that site materials are present and organized, identifies missing materials and informs Foreman
  • Performs work on 250+ feet telecommunications towers, water tanks, building rooftops and in confined spaces in all weather conditions by climbing and working from aerial personnel lifts
  • Cleans and organizes jobsites, tools and crew trucks and trailers
  • Other duties as assigned


  • All employees must possess the ability to promote and model the Premise Core Values of:
  1. 1. Operate with accountability and honesty
  2. 2. Build trust with respect and a team focus
  3. 3. Arrive prepared in skills, hand, and mind
  4. 4. Create long term solutions
  • In addition to the above, other required qualifications for this role are:
  1. 1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to communicate effectively, clearly and succinctly through spoken and written forms with peers, management, and customers. Able to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds
  2. 2. Working knowledge of construction, quality, safety and OSHA guidelines
  1. 1. Must possess or be able to obtain valid certifications and licensing: Competent Climber & Rescue, Osha 10/30, First Aid/CPR, Radio Frequencies, Blood Borne Pathogens, DOT Health Card (Company provides training to assist in obtaining/renewing required certifications)
  2. 2. Travel overnight up to 75% of the time

  • Preferred qualifications are:
  1. 1. 0-1+ years' experience as Telecommunications Tower Technician or other construction role
  2. 2. Understanding of radio frequency, wireless systems including RRH's, antennas, Diplexers, TMA's, 4G & 5G networks, and familiarity with all carrier standards
  3. 3. Ability to learn and perform jobsite system tests including, PIM, SWEEP, TDR fiber, and reading optical power meters
  4. 4. Ability to build, install, decommission, assemble, and modify telecom equipment, as well as troubleshoot existing sites; including ability prepare radios, climb the tower, set RET's, azimuths, down tilts, connect conduit, pull wire, build/test jumpers, and terminate fibers, coax, and AC & DC power cable
  5. 5. Understands specific cable routing that includes but not limited to coax, fiber, etc. Including proficiency in cable management/layout
  6. 6. Basic knowledge of crane operations and personnel lifts and appropriate signals.
  7. 7. Understanding and ability to read drawings, plans and construction drawings
  8. 8. Working knowledge of construction, quality, safety and OSHA guidelines
  9. 9. Valid driver's license and ability to maintain a clean driving record


  • Quick Learner - Learns quickly when faced with new opportunities or situations. Enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks. Quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of issues as presented and experiments as needed to find solutions.
  • Safety Awareness - Identifies and corrects conditions that affect employee safety and upholds safety standards. Monitors safety or security issues after taking corrective action to ensure continued compliance. Demonstrates the organization's safety procedures and best practices and is a role model for the desired behaviors.
  • Acting with Integrity and Trust - Is widely trusted and seen as a direct, truthful individual. Can present the truth in an appropriate and helpful manner. Keeps confidences. Admits mistakes. Doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain. Adheres to an appropriate and effective set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times, and acts in line with those values. Practices what he/she preaches.
  • Continuous Learning and Self-Development - Actively identifies new areas for learning, regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities. Uses newly gained knowledge and skills on the job through their application. Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him/herself. Works to deploy strengths.
  • Quality of Work/Quality Improvement - Is dedicated to providing the highest quality product and services. Is committed to continuous improvement through empowerment and management by data. Creates a learning environment that leads to the most efficient and effective work processes. Follows procedures and monitors own work to ensure quality. Follows procedures to ensure a high-quality output.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit, walk, lift, squat, push, pull, climb stairs, ladders and possibly towers, hear, see, reach, grasp and use hands and fingers to operate a computer key board, telephone, power tools, and equipment. The employee must have the ability to occasionally lift more than 50 lbs.


While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is exposed to extreme weather conditions, including heat and cold, and wet or humid. The employee may work in high places, and/or work around moving mechanical parts, vehicles and other equipment. The employee may also work in areas where the noise volume is loud and constant. The employee must have the ability to work overtime and to travel to remote job sites approximately 60 รข?? 80% of their work week which will include overnight stays.

Premise Inc. is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, veteran-friendly employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description are not all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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