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Tower Foreman - Tiger Team Local Work

Company: Ontivity
Location: Springfield
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Tower Foreman - Tiger Team FLSA Status: HourlyStatus: Full Time Reports To: Construction Manager/ Project ManagerSummaryCMS Wireless's Tower Foreman is responsible for leading efforts in the erection, construction, and maintenance of communication tower sites. This role provides support to the Foreman/Construction Manager and Project Manager in the supervision of all tower crew personnel. Ensuring all OSHA requirements and company safety procedures are followed. Key Responsibilities

  • Lead work on tower top, looking after all aspects of work while on the tower, ensuring that a safe and quality installation has been performed, including rigging, hoisting, landing, fastening, load-hopping, etc.
  • Installation of up-top equipment including masts, clamping, bracing, supports, antennas, RRUs, cabling, bolting, true-ing up, shooting proper azimuth within tolerances, reading maps and a compass, torqueing to spec, labeling, picture-taking, documentation, plumb and tilt readings with smart level, etc. Assist with integrating all closeout requirements are an absolute must.
  • Perform coax, fiber, line, and hybrid cable installations, connector installation, sweep and test assisting, weather proofing, color-coding, labeling, etc. connect coax feedlines and jumpers per piping diagrams, and support and fasten adequately for a quality, lasting installation.
  • Complete grounding, terminations, fastening, proper bolting and antioxidant use, support of leads, cadwelding as required, etc.
  • Assist with overall tasks required to build and install a site per customer specs, maintain safe work environment, daily use and completion of Jobsite Hazard Assessment (JHA) forms, assisting with overall crew work, maintenance of vehicles and equipment, etc.
  • Ensure highest level of safety and quality control requirements are upheld and mentor less experienced crew members in safety awareness
  • Able to photograph work related tasks as needed for close out packages
  • Assist in the coordination, preparation, and cleaning of job sites
  • Help lead the efforts in the assembly of monopole, self-support guyed towers and roof tops
  • Assist in the antenna installation of microwave parabolic 1 to 15ft, VHF, UHF, cellular and FM broadcast antennas is required
  • Lead the transmission line and installation
  • Must be willing to continue to work towards training and certifications for tower related work
  • Must know how to read and understand drawings, piping diagrams, job specifications, mounting specs, testing procedures, etc.
  • Able to lead safety meeting as required
  • Responsible for tool inventory and daily upkeep of the job site
  • Other duties as assignedPhysical Demands
    • Must be able to climb and perform work at various heights, up to 500 feet, for long periods of time and multiple times
    • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 pounds; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes
    • Must be able to pull his/her own body weight plus equipment weight up a vertical tower repeatedly for long periods of time
    • Must be willing to travel out of market/state for up to several weeks at a time (50-90%)
    • Must pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing; participate in random testing program
    • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours
    • Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather
    • Must possess valid driver's license and are required to drive company vehicles. A commercial driver's license (CDL) is a plus Minimum Qualifications
      • Ability to operate aerial lifts, man lifts, skid steers and aerial platform equipment
      • Successful completion of Safety in Rigging/Competent Rigger coursework required
      • Completion of Industrial First Aid and Rescue Training
      • OSHA 10hr Training Certification/OSHA 30hr preferred
      • RF Awareness Certification
      • Ability to troubleshoot and correct mechanical or LV electrical connections
      • Exceptional knowledge of Fall Protection practice and procedures and tower life saving techniquesSoft Skills
        • Communicate effectively in person, by phone and radio with Supervisor, Foreman and co-workers
        • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions
        • Ability to work well independently and with a team as required
        • Must be able to lead crew in support of ForemanSupervisory RequirementsThis position will directly supervise up to 2 tower crew personnel.Position Type and Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time position with a typical schedule of Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with overtime requirements.Travel Light travel is required for this position. Usually between 0 to 50% of the time.Required Education and ExperienceHigh school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); related trade school education preferredThree years' experience in climbing towers, stacking, rigging, etc.Our BenefitsCMS Wireless offers a comprehensive benefits package that is designed to enhance all aspects of our employees' well-being. In addition to competitive pay; our benefits package includes:
          • Health, dental, and vision plans (for team members and their families)
          • Financial planning through our 401(k) program
          • Additional benefits including life and disability insuranceCMS encourages a healthy lifestyle by providing paid time off to our valued team members.EEO StatementCMS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability and genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CMS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.CMS expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of CMS's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.',

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