Junior High Site Technician (Telecommunication)

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Job Details

The High Sight Technician will be responsible for configuration of equipment as well as alignment and installations to high site towers.

  • OSHA Certification
  • Min 2 years industry experience
  • Successfully completed the Working at Height and Tower Rescue Training
  • Must have experience with Link planner, The Dude, Asana, Tower Mapping and Antenna equipment
  • WISP or Wireless Technician experience
  • RF Experience
  • Valid Drivers license
  • Experience in manual labour, related to site preparation and / or equipment setup
  • Assist in the construction, installation and maintenance of communications tower and support structure
    • Meet project deadlines and be able to respond to any type of network tower outage
    • Attention to safe climbing practices is critical
    • Safety equipment and harnesses and climbing gear with hooked that latch into anchors permanently affixed to the tower
    • Climbing and working on communications towers for the purpose of installing, replacing, repairing antenna systems equipment, perform tower maintenance
    • Maintenance and repair, replacing power equipment, antennas, and data routers
    • Following instructions accurately and adopt an appropriate course of action, working under close supervision
    • Recognizing safety hazards and performing duties in a safer manner
    • Must have experience stacking self-support towers, install waveguide, antenna, and microwave dishes
    • RF Awareness, replacement, and maintenance i.e. LMR coax, connectors, and weatherproofing
    • Basic understanding of power and batter equipment
    • Effectively report verbally and in written back to the Tower foreman
  • Hand skills and working knowledge of hand tools
    • Physically fit to climb towers via ladders, carry equipment such as tools and gear, no fear of heights, must be able to work in various environmental conditions such as winds, rain, snow, extreme heat conditions etc., the ability to climb structures (50 meters or more) and carry a 20kg load
    • A technician can work at tower heights for an entire workday when the repairs being performed demand it and must still have the strength and energy to make it safely back to the ground when finished
    • The basic use, care of hand tools and mechanical equipment, working on or near energized lines and equipment
    • Analysing situations accurately and complete assigned course of action, recognize safety hazards and perform duties in a safe manner, must be able to work under pressure and under supervision
    • Must have an up to date medical certificate
    • Applicant/ Employee weight and tools combined may not exceed 125 kg weight limit as specified by the manufacture of safety equipment
    • Medically fit and able to work at heights and in confined spaces
    • Basic computer skills
    • Electricity Basic understanding (AC/DC)
    • Cable and trunking techniques
    • Basic understanding of solar energy
    • Basic network and RF troubleshooting
    • Efficient communication with the entire team
    • Good fault finding and problem-solving skills
    • Able to prioritize tasks according to their importance / urgency
    • Adequate knowledge of routing and RF protocols
    • Adequate knowledge of network hardware and Software

Email CV to:  mandi@fokuspersonnel.co.za