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Electrician - Tower Technician  Salt Lake City, UT  Posted: 2/6/2020
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K2COM is on the hunt for qualified Tower Professionals to support our national client that is building and servicing sites for American Telephone & Telegraph Company. This is a temporary to permanent opportunity with an established telecom leader that provides career advancement and progression.
Under general supervision, maintain, repair, and install electrical systems, services, and equipment for the region. Maintain and provide for the safe condition and operation of all electrical fixtures and systems in district facilities.
  • Education/Certification:
  • Valid Journey Electricians License
  • Valid driver’s license
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Knowledge of electrical circuits and wiring and operating principles of generators
  • Knowledge of local electrical codes
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and written reference material
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve problems
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Five years’ experience in electrical field preferred
  • Major Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Install and repair wiring, electrical fixtures, power equipment, and components of machinery and equipment following electrical code, manuals, specifications, schematics, and blueprints.
  • Install and repair control and distribution apparatus, including motors, relays, switches, thermostats, circuit-breaker panels, etc.
  • Install and connect power supply wiring, cables, conduit, and electrical apparatus for machines and equipment in new and existing facilities following diagrams, schematics, or blueprints.
  • Diagnose and resolve problems in electrical circuits, systems, and equipment using testing instruments and equipment.
  • Test continuity of circuits to ensure compatibility and safety of components using testing instruments.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment.
  • Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.
  • Ensure that equipment is in safe operating condition.
  • Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, climbing, etc.
  • Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.
  • The Supervisor or his/her designee may assign other duties and accountabilities limited to those consistent with the applicable job function and pay grade.

In addition, this Electrical will provide services as a Tower Crew Member supporting AT&T Turf, you will be trusted to perform installation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications wireless systems.
In this role, a typical day will include:
  • Installs, maintains and repairs voice, data and wireless communications systems.
  • Maintains telecommunications equipment and installs, rearranges and removes equipment and associated wiring.
  • Interprets service orders, circuit diagrams, and electrical schematics.
  • Tests, locates, and repairs equipment problems associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance.
  • Verifies work order information and receipt of all necessary equipment and information.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
Position requires High School Diploma or GED.
  • 1+ years of wireless carrier installation experience
  • Ability to lead and manage multiple tower climbers/crew
  • Ability to effectively communicate with GDIT management team and assigned tower crew on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for overall performance including safety, quality, production and financials.
  • Basic computer skills to send daily progress reports, safety reports, and quality audits with back-up photos and videos.
  • Must be able to work long hours outside in the elements in a full body harness suspended at varying heights for long periods of time.
Candidates are required to complete training before working in the field (CPR, First Aid Training, RF Awareness, and Climbing/Rigging Certifications).
Equipment Used: Multimeter, ohmmeter, oscilloscope, and testing equipment; soldering iron; wire puller; pipe bender and threader; hand and power tools (saw, drill, etc.); trencher; jackhammer; concrete saw; ladder. Light truck or van.
Working Conditions:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Continual walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, and heavy lifting and carrying. Work in tiring and uncomfortable positions, around electrical power lines, outside and inside. Exposure to extreme temperatures. Frequent travel.

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