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Tower Technician II - Knoxville

Company: Pillar Innovations
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewPillar Innovations is an Industrial Solutions and Service Company with 15 years of experience in the Energy, Mining, Manufacturing, Industrial Construction, Aggregate, and Renewables Industries. The Corporate Headquarters are located in Grantsville, MD with several offices throughout the country.The general role of a Tower Technician II - Wireless Services is to safely and efficiently complete equipment installations, repairs, and upgrades at communications sites both on the ground and at elevated heights under the supervision of trained personnel. This work will be performed in both commercial and industrial locations.This individual will represent Pillar Innovations in a safe, professional, and courteous manner. This position will require a flexible schedule which may include extensive travel, extended hours, weekends, and holidays.The Tower Technician II - Wireless Services will report to the Construction Manager - Wireless Services and will work primarily out of their assigned location.Perks/Benefits* Sign-On Bonus* Relocation Assistance* Comprehensive Benefits* Health/Life insurance* 401(k) retirement plan* Short/Long term disability* Paid time off and holidays* Paid lodging, per diem, and transportation provided for out-of-town work* Employee focused work environment* On-the-job mentoring and training* Internal job postings* Performance and salary reviews* Employee feedback program* Advancement through defined employee career paths* Safety-first and drug free work environments* Bonuses and incentives for working safely* Company provided tools and basic safety equipment* PPE allowances with no restrictions on vendors* Weekly pay with premium pay for Sundays and holidays* Financial tools/programs to help employees reach financial goals, manage money, get out of debt, and save for the future* Scholarship opportunities for dependent childrenPillar Innovations is now accepting applications for a Wireless Services Tower Technician II.Responsibilities* Build customer infrastructure, such as tower erection, expansion, and upgrades to new and existing wireless networks (e.g., tower mods, L&A (Line & Antenna installs))* Read and understand site documents such as construction drawings, radio frequency data sheets, structural analyses, mount analyses, tower modification design drawings, etc.* Safely and efficiently complete equipment installations and upgrades at elevated heights* Identify, troubleshoot, and correct equipment and network functionality* Observe and report possible compound/equipment defects or hazards* Document job costs, including labor hours and material in an accurate and timely manner* Accurately follow instructions and complete assigned course of action in accordance with scope of work and methods of procedures (MOPs)* Complete Material Inventory upon delivery* Perform pre-work and post-work site audits* Execute rigging plans and learn to develop rigging plans for hoisting operations per industry standards* Obtain written customer approval for change orders* Learn to operate Test Equipment (RF Sweep Gear, PIM, and Fiber Testing)* Assist management, leads, or Foremen in training less experienced members of the teamOther DutiesThis job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Qualifications* 1+ year(s) experience installing and maintaining cabling, antennas, microwave dishes, tower builds, site inspections, lighting systems, wireless carriers preferred* Valid Driver's License required* Willingness to take on and learn new tasks and skills* Maintain certifications for courses such as: Authorized/ Competent Climber, Authorized/Competent Rescuer, ANSI A10.48 Rigging Certification, Capstan Operations, RF Awareness, OSHA 10, First Aid/ CPR and other certifications as required.* Ability and attitude to follow rigid job safety standards and properly utilize specialized Personal Protective Equipment* Willingness to work in extreme environmental conditions* Ability to work independently and as a member of a team* Possess computer skills and ability to use software applications including Microsoft Suite* Possess strong written and verbal* Fluency in English is requiredWorking Conditions* Walk, crawl or kneel / use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls / reach with hands and arms / climb ladders, stairs, or other elevated/ fixed structures for extended periods of time* Sit/stand for extended periods of time* Lift and/or move up to 75 pounds* Perform duties on-site and underground at industrial locations* Wear safety equipment: as per OSHA/MSHA/ANSI requirements including but not limited steel toed and/or metatarsal shoes, hard hat, required PPE for elevated work, fire retardant clothing, protective eye wear, etc.* Be safety and customer-focused, without exceptionAdditional Eligibility QualificationsThis position requires the completion of a thorough background and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. In accordance with The Company's Drug and Alcohol policy, employees are required to participate in random, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing as requested.AAP/EEO Statement This Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that provides opportunities without regard to any protected classes under applicable law.ADA StatementReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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