Telecom Technician - Tophand

Phoenix, Arizona
21 Sep 2016
18 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs Telecommunication has been at the forefront of creating a new generation of wireless communication infrastructure for over 40 years. We specialize in network development for complete telecom life cycle solutions, which has ranked us in ENR's Top 20 Design Firms for the telecommunications sector in 2014. While the wireless world is ever changing, the demand for innovative technology and long term support services remains constant. These services include site acquisition, design and construction, to full operations, maintenance, and deconstruction.

Position Summary

The Telecom Tower Technician installs, maintains, and operates wired, wireless, fiber optic and microwave telecommunications equipment and systems. The technician provides support in the maintenance and operation of telecommunication site infrastructures.

  • Must maintain and enforce the Jacobs Beyond Zero safety program, ensure daily job site safety plans are reviewed and followed, and stop work when unsafe work practices or conditions exist
  • Assist Crew Foreman to ensure quality service to clients
  • Installation/De-installation of transmission lines, connectors, antenna and accessories; and perform maintenance on tower equipment
  • Recognize and perform duties within OSHA safety guidelines as well as all applicable safety laws and policies
  • Work effectively both individually and with other crew members
  • Handle transportation of equipment
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned
  • Travel up to 100%

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a tower climber required
  • Current ComTrain or equivalent certification in Tower Climbing Safety and Rescue required
  • Ability to climb, at least, a 250' telecommunications tower required
  • Ability to lift, carry, push and pull 75lbs required
  • Ability to crouch, kneel, twist, reach, grasp and climb with both hands and legs required
  • Availability to work overtime to include Saturdays, Sundays and evening hours required
  • Technical knowledge and basic troubleshooting experience of wireless telecommunications preferred
  • Anritsu, PIM and CPR/First Aid certifications preferred
  • Excel, Word and Outlook Microsoft experience preferred