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Tower Apprentice

Company: TEST Communications -Houston Market
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Repair, install or maintain mobile or stationary radio transmitting, broadcasting and receiving equipment and two-way radio communications systems used in cellular telecommunications and mobile broadband. Test and analyze network coverage.Job ResponsibilitiesResponsible for building and testing of communication networks associated with the project.Apprentice Responsibilities:

  • Read, understand and sign company policies
  • Begin and complete 1st aid course
  • Begin and complete RF awareness course
  • Begin, complete and pass ComTrain rescue course
  • Begin, complete and pass ComTrain rigging course
  • Understand and have a basic understanding of ANSI 10.48
  • Understand and have a basic Capstan Operation
  • Must acquire and properly operate all hand and power tools
  • Obtain a harness
  • Learn how to weatherproof according to manufacturer specs
  • Learn how to properly fill out a JSA/Daily/Hazard form
  • Participate in daily tailgate meetings
  • Take proper ground/tower pre-pictures
  • Understands the generic layout of cd's
  • Follow instructions for basic rigging of rope
  • Efficiently climb communication structures
  • Learn proper positioning to efficiently perform tasks at heights
  • Learn cable supporting according to industry standards and manufacturer specs
  • Learn proper knot tying and ability to use appropriate knots for each unique situation
  • Complete any other tasks or duties assigned by ForemanJob RequirementsAbility to trouble shoot and good interpersonal skills are keys for success in this role.Apprentice Requirements:
    • Individuals must be able to climb cell phone towers, be comfortable at extreme heights and with stand weather conditions. Please do not apply if you are afraid of heights or cannot work outside in the different weather conditions for long hours.
    • High school Diploma or G.E.D.
    • Previous telecommunications experience helpfulBenefitsWe are committed to providing a work environment for education, training, and certification on the latest technology and processes. Plus, we offer competitive compensation and full benefits.Benefits include:
      • Competitive Compensation
      • Health, dental, vision (after 60 days)
      • Paid Life Insurance
      • Short Term Disability
      • IRA (after 18 months)
      • Paid Time Off
      • Incentive programsJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:
        • Dental insurance
        • Health insurance
        • Life insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Professional development assistance
        • Retirement plan
        • Vision insuranceSchedule:
          • 10 hour shiftEducation:
            • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Work Location:
              • Multiple locationsWork Remotely:
                • No

Keywords: TEST Communications -Houston Market, Houston , Tower Apprentice, Other , Houston, Texas

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