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Tower Foreman - Jackson

Company: Mercury Broadband
Location: Jackson
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Organization: Mercury Broadband is a leading provider of high-speed Internet and digital phone service. The Company was founded in Topeka, KS, after recognizing a need for Broadband Internet access in rural America. A hybrid approach to serving these "last-mile" customers was developed by extending high capacity fiberoptic networks with the range, reliability, and flexibility of carrier-class wireless technologies. Today Mercury Broadband's rapidly expanding network is headquartered in Kansas City and provides Internet access to communities throughout five states across the Midwest. Position Summary: The Tower Services Team of Mercury Broadband builds and services all of Mercury's tower sites. The Tower Foreman is primarily responsible for acting as the crew lead on telecommunications sites and tower construction required to upgrade wireless networks. The Tower Foreman climbs and works on communications towers to install, replace, and repair antenna systems equipment. This position will conduct and perform construction duties to complete each project to specification and finish each project in a timely manner, with exceptional quality and within budget. Location: Jackson, MI Position Type: Full-Time Compensation: Competitive Pay Benefits: Health, Vision, Basic Dental & Life Insurance, STD, LTD, 401k, Paid Time Off, Paid Training, Eligible for $5/hour Hazard Pay While Climbing Tower, No TRAVEL, Company Truck Included, build and maintain your own Network Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the daily operations at assigned sites
  • Interact with landlord tower owners and landlord CMs, represent the company in a professional manner
  • Maintain daily paperwork required for the site
  • Implement and follow through with job instructions provided by leadership
  • Ensure safety and quality control requirements at your sites and with your crew
  • Compile all site-specific closeout documentation for your work effort
  • Coordinate with customer representatives for site related activities and maintain a good working relationship with customer representatives
  • Responsible for assigned work orders ensuring completion and closeout
  • Assist in training Tower Technician I, II and III
  • Assist Sales with high value customers
  • Communicate with tower landlords and site owners
  • Survey and pass on any site recommendation for potential new site leads
  • Manage vital business relationships and troubleshoot complex issues
  • Create tower bill of materials for broadband equipment installation
  • Manage new tower site construction, planning and ordering materials Skills and Requirements:
    • Follow cabling procedures for wiring towers
    • Comfortable working on ladders, roofs, towers (up to 300'), attics, crawl spaces, and other confined and elevated locations
    • Basic mechanical skills
    • Knowledge of and ability to operate basic hand and power tools
    • Basic computer skills and proficiency with computers
    • Basic computer networking skills and knowledge
    • Use of PC based applications to program and diagnose various communications equipment
    • Clean driving record and valid driver's license
    • Self-Motivated
    • Customer service oriented and professional in appearance
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
    • 5+ years as Tower Foreman or equivalent on job experience
    • First Aid/CPR certified
    • OSHA 30
    • Tower Climbing Training/Rescue
    • Rescue Certified
    • Electrical Safety Training
    • RF Safety Training Education Requirements:
      • High School Diploma or equivalent Mercury Broadband is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Mercury is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Keywords: Mercury Broadband, Ann Arbor , Tower Foreman - Jackson, Other , Jackson, Michigan

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