Tower Technician (Foreman)

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 and 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.

Installs, maintains, and operates wired, wireless, fiber optic and microwave telecommunications equipment and systems. Provides support in the maintenance and operation of generators, HVAC, and telecommunications site infrastructure.

Technical/Functional Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maximizing crew efficiency with a focus on safety and profitability of the services projects through effective site management, and continuing to look for areas of improvement on our projects. Ultimately responsible and accountable for all activities of the crew, equipment and company resources.
  • Communicate with project managers and customer, as required, to ensure that project is being completed to their satisfaction and to address any customer satisfaction issues or concerns.
  • Must maintain and enforce the Jacobs Beyond Zero safety program, ensure daily job site safety plans are reviewed and followed and immediately stops work when unsafe work practices or conditions exist.
  • Installation/De-installation of transmission lines, connectors, antenna and accessories; and perform maintenance on tower equipment.
  • Daily reporting of project status and documentation of daily progress, Job Plan and Job Safety Analysis, along with accurate close-out documentation.
  • Prepare accurate documentation of time and expenses for self and crew and promptly provide to project manager daily.
  • Ensure crew recognizes and performs duties within OSHA safety guidelines as well as all applicable safety laws and policies.
  • Manages crew of up to four (4) additional employees with limited supervision.
  • Responsible for bringing projects to completion on budget and on time in a quality manner.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.
  • Travel is required

  • Current ComTrain or equivalent certification in Tower Climbing Safety and Rescue preferred
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience as a tower climber.
  • Posses Anritsu knowledge
  • OSHA 10 Hour Certification
  • Technical knowledge of wireless telecommunications products
  • Demonstrate knowledge of OSHA safety guidelines and practical use of these guidelines as well as all other applicable safety laws and policies
  • Ability to read blueprint details and specifications
  • Basic troubleshooting experience
  • Advanced troubleshooting experience
  • Ability to multi-task in a demanding environment.
  • Microsoft Office experience preferred
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Capable of being entrusted with company assets and confidential information
  • Willingness to work in hot and cold weather conditions for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work overtime to include weekend and evening hours.
  • Tower Crew Foreman experience
  • PIM Certification preferred
  • CPR/First Aid Certification preferred
  • Fiber, Commscope connectors and/or equivalent Certification