Support all aspects of tower installations, including all antennas and transmission lines. Perform construction duties on a daily basis ensuring quality construction from the foundation to erection of lattice towers, monopoles, and guyed towers.
Goodman Networks offers a complete family of solutions to wireless carriers, OEMs, backhaul service providers, and enterprise customers. Additionally, our Field Services division is a valued partner of DIRECTV delivering high quality service installations, maintenance, and upgrades for residential and commercial customers. Solutions and services offered by Goodman Networks help these entities implement new technologies faster, enhance network performance, and improve business results.
Tower Hands support all aspects of tower installations, including all antennas and transmission lines. Tower Hands perform construction duties on a daily basis ensuring quality construction from the foundation to erection of lattice towers, monopoles, and guyed towers.
May perform installs on radios, antennas, and associated RF equipment
Trouble shoots Alarms / RSSI issues at sites using supplied sweep gear.
Perform electrical down tilts and mechanical down tilts to a variety of antennas using supplied antenna controller units.
Run jumpers as needed to complete ongoing scopes of work.
May devise jumper connections with knowledge from connector training.
Complete required equipment and supply paperwork.
Climbing communications structures, to include: guyed; self-supporting; monopoles; building/rooftops; grain silos; etc.
Performing audits: safety; defect and quality.
Ability to follow daily instructions and shift reports.
Ability to run jumpers as needed to complete ongoing scopes of work.
Fill out required paperwork and printouts.
Applies job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks
Goodman Networks considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
Recommended Minimum Job Requirements:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Typically requires 3 plus years of related experience
Valid state-issued driver’s license is required
MUST be a Certified Tower Climber - can be via Gravitec Systems, Inc. or ComTrain
Recommended Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Mounting, aligning, cabling, and testing of antennas, radios, and associated equipment
Experience in completing full grounding installations, tower demolition, tower stripping and painting (erect and horizontal)
Knowledge of standard knots
Trained in controlled descent
Trained in use of aerial lifts
Trained in procedures on a working platform
Trained in procedures on a cable bridge/ice bridge
Knowledge of UMTS and 4G
Requires working knowledge of Microwave equipment
Knowledge of basic electricity, grounding, and power safety
Terminating cables and experience fixing connectors and Antenna system
Ability to Install coaxial cable on towers, rooftop - any structure
Strong troubleshooting skills of equipment, coax, and fiber
Expertise in fiber testing
Expertise in PIM and sweep testing
Ability to work closely with others
Good communication skills
Ability to mentor and field train lower level technicians
Travel as required, typically within a designated region
Certificates, Licenses, Registration and Requirements:
Rescue certification is preferred
Anritsu and/or OSHA certification preferred
CPR and First Aid certification preferred
Must be able to climb and descend all types of tower and rooftop structures
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Must be able to travel as needed
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