Posted: October 23, 2015

Telecom Rigger with Experience - Positions Available in Ontario and Alberta

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Responsible for erecting towers, installing and aligning antennas, installing transmission lines, hangers, tower grounding and installing communication equipment
  • Climbing and servicing telecommunication towers at heights up to 200 meters (650 feet)
  • Constructing towers and Installing concrete pad and pier tower foundations
  • PIM testing, line sweeps and ODU testing

CRITERIA/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 2 - 3 years of experience as a telecom rigger
  • Experience in and comfortable with working at heights of up to 200 meters (650 feet)
  • Ability to identify and select cables, ropes, blocks, and tackle by weight and size of load to be moved as per project requirements
  • Experience with equipment including OTDR and PIM tester
  • Experience and knowledge in plumb and tension technique and ginpole use
  • Working knowledge in fall protection practice and procedures and tower life saving techniques
  • Experience in stacking monopoles and erecting towers
  • General construction experience is an asset
  • Successful completion of related safety courses is an asset
  • Due to safety and the nature of the responsibilities, the ability to speak, read and write English is essential
  • Completion of criminal record check and drug test

DETAILED JOB DUTIES:

  1. Building wireless sites on rooftops, lattice towers, guy towers and monopoles
  2. Tower climbing and rope access
  3. Remove, install and repair various types and sizes of lines including fibre optic, co-axial and DC power
  4. Utilize winches and capstan to move loads as required
  5. Install pinwheels, structural steel, cable tray, conduits, antenna mounts, antennas, transmission lines and ancillary equipment on communication towers
  6. Perform all general ground procedures associated with the installation of a communication tower
  7. Conduct inventory inspections and sort received materials on site
  8. Ensure the proper inspection and use of personal safety equipment
  9. Work safely on towers incorporating 100% tie off - fall protection practices
  10. Ensure that all company equipment is well maintained and in safe operating condition
  11. Ensure work is completed as per client and employer standards, prepare reports as required

Industry leading compensation offered from $20 - $40 per hour depending on experience, plus annual performance bonus, out-of-town per diems and benefit packages for qualified candidates.  

Re-location assistance to qualified out-of-town applicants.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Send your resume to employment@advantagetower.com
  • Fax your resume to 403 652 2742
  • In person Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm at 2 Alberta Avenue, Aldersyde, AB

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