DISH

  • Cellular Tower Crew Lead

    Location US-UT-Midvale
    Job ID
    2018-46248
    Category
    DISH Network Services (DNS)
  • Summary

    DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

     

    Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

    We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

    Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    The Cellular Tower Crew Lead will be responsible for leading a crew in the installation, maintenance and repair of Dish’s Narrowband – Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network within a geographical region. Tower technicians will be a part of a work crew that will travel to cellular tower sites and perform work at both ground locations (working with electric components) and tower top locations (climbing up to 500 feet).

    Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

     

    • Install, maintain, and repair equipment within the Dish NB-IoT network within a given region
    • Perform equipment upgrades as applicable
    • Complete work on towers at heights of up to 500 feet high
    • Ensure safety practices are constantly adhered to; the Crew Lead specifically is responsible for all safety processes being followed on site and for being situation commander when necessary
    • Conduct Job Safety Analysis aka. Job Hazard Analysis at each job site
    • Interface with Network operations and Construction operation teams
    • Interface with original equipment manufacturers (OEM) contacts
    • Filing rating plans with tower companies
    • Assist in hiring selection processes
    • Up to 100% travel may be required; per diem will be provided for meals

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    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    Successful Cellular Tower Technicians have the following:

    • 3-5 years of experience working on communication towers up to 500 feet high
    • Experience leading crews of 2-5 people
    • Ability to work at heights for prolonged lengths of time
    • Strong safety focus while performing work at heights or on the ground
    • Ability to respond in an “on-call” capacity to respond to network outages
    • Azimuth Capture understanding with knowledge of AAT tools and software
    • Understanding of coax and fiber routing/handling
    • Sweep test experience with knowledge of sweep test software, equipment and requirements
    • PIM test experience with knowledge of PIM test software, equipment and requirements
    • RET system understanding with knowledge of RET test software, equipment and requirements
    • Azimuth Capture understanding with knowledge of AAT tools and software
    • Commitment to excellence and high standards
    • Ability to work as a member of a team
    • Ability to lift 80 lbs. regularly and up to 125 lbs. as needed
    • Ability to pass a pre-employment screen (Drug, Background, Driving)
    • Current industry certifications (and willingness to recertify and maintain) including OSHA 30, OSHA 10, RF Safety Certificate, CPR/First Aid, AED, Advanced Rescue, OSHA Competent Climber and Competent Rigger Certification
    • Meets the maximum weight requirements of 250 lbs. in order to safely use Personal Protective Equipment such as the required harness

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