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Tower Technician

Company: Augusta Tower Technologies, Inc.
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Tower Technician - Experienced Only

Experienced Telecom Workers - Midwest Market

Experience in the Telecommunications Industry is Necessary to Qualify!

We are seeking those with a good work ethic, a history of consistent attendance, and great physical strength and stamina to join our team.--Valid safety certifications are preferred but Augusta Tower Technologies will provide paid renewal certifications through its in-house training program.

Our Cell Tower Technicians must be physically fit and willing to work at heights. This labor-intensive position requires the ability to maintain a safe working environment while withstanding extreme weather elements such as rain, snow, and heat.

Augusta Tower Technologies, Inc., located in Grand Rapids, MI, was founded in 2008 and is a construction company that specializes in wireless and cellular communication projects. We are seeking enthusiastic and energetic leaders for immediate employment as Cell Tower Technicians in the Midwest market. The ideal candidate will be a Midwest resident able to work on the road. Overnight travel, as well as overtime, is required. Benefits and wages are competitive.

Total compensation packages average from $27 - $33 hourly. This includes a base hourly rate, time and a half overtime pay, performance-based monthly crew bonuses, as well as other benefits such as per diem, health insurance contributions, company-paid lodging, vacation time, and a 3% 401k contribution. Base pay is determined by experience, attitude, and performance.

Augusta Tower Technologies Core Values:

--- Work safe
--- Embrace challenge
--- Improve daily
--- Growth from within
--- Team first
--- Be nice
--- Have fun

Qualities of a Successful Augusta Top Hand:
--- Energetic but even-tempered
--- Honest and clear communicator
--- Anticipates challenges and is quick to adapt
--- Takes ownership and pride in their work
--- Excellent leadership skills
--- Analyzes and solves problems efficiently
--- Ability to receive and implement direct feedback
--- Enthusiasm and aptitude for teaching others
--- Strong computer skills
--- Always prepared and on time
--- A consistent approach to projects

Essential Functions:
--- Climbing and working on communication towers for the purpose of installing, replacing, and repairing antenna system equipment; performing tower maintenance under close supervision
--- Use and care of hand tools, power tools, and mechanical equipment
--- Knowing the hazards associated with tower climbing, construction equipment, and working on or near energized lines or equipment
--- Properly follow all safety procedures and policies
--- The physical ability to climb, maneuver, twist, turn, squat, bend, stretch, reach, and operate atop tall structures (300 ft. or more) with a load weighing 70 lb. or more
--- The ability to work at heights for an extended period of time
--- Analyzing situations accurately and adopting an appropriate course of action; communicating orally and in writing
--- Following instructions accurately and completing an assigned course of action
--- Recognizing safety hazards and performing duties in a safe manner
--- Act as a mentor to less experienced Tower Technicians
--- Traveling extensively through Mid-West Market

Secondary Functions:
--- Pick-up/Deliver supplies, tools, equipment, etc. via company vehicle (towing trailer if applicable)
--- Develop and maintain a positive company image
--- Provide superior customer service ensuring all essential job functions are performed in a timely, efficient, accurate, and safe manner
--- Adhere to all driving requirements as determined by state and federal regulations
--- Adhere to all company and industry (OSHA) standards/regulations
--- The vehicle remains clean and presentable at all times

--- Excellent communication skills in English are essential for effective teamwork within our company
--- Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a team setting and set a positive example for others
--- Meeting the physical demands of the job is crucial, including working in various weather conditions such as rain, snow, and heat
--- Having a mobile phone with email capabilities is a requirement for efficient communication while on the job
--- Punctuality, preparedness, and a positive attitude are expected from all employees on a daily basis
--- This position involves 90% overnight travel but allows for most weekends to be spent at home
--- Candidates must be either U.S. citizens or authorized to work in the U.S

Physical Demands:
--- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, use hands, climb or balance, talk, or hear. Occasionally the work requires the employee to walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequently the employee is required to lift or carry up to 10 or 25 lbs., and occasionally up to 50 or 100 lbs. Able to climb to and work at heights exceeding 300 feet. The employee needs to have a good vision for close work, distance, color discrimination, and peripheral and depth perception

About Company:
We are dedicated to servicing the ever-changing needs of the telecommunications industry with expert management and highly trained crews. Our commitment to quality, integrity, and safety ensures projects are completed without incident, on time, and within budget.


Competitive salary commensurate with experience, education, work ethic, and attitudePaid Holidays and VacationMedical, Dental, and Vision insuranceFSA and Dependent Health Care Plans401k with company match

Augusta Tower Technologies Core Values:

Work safeEmbrace challengeImprove dailyGrowth from withinTeam firstBe niceHave fun

Augusta Tower Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Augusta Tower Technologies, Inc., Grand Rapids , Tower Technician, Professions , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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