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Wireless Tower Crew Lead - Foreman

Company name
DISH Network L.L.C.

Harrisburg, PA, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Construction

Posted on
Jan 10,2020

Valid Through
Apr 24,2020


DISH Wireless is building a next-gen 5G network to disrupt the wireless industry and fuel innovation in transportation, health care, education, sustainability, city management, and agriculture.
We\u2019re driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win \u2013 and we\u2019re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve. Join us as we embark on our greatest adventure of all.
Opportunity is here. We are DISH Wireless. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities
The Wireless Tower Crew Lead \u2013 Foreman will be responsible for leading a crew in the buildout, maintenance, and repair of DISH\u2019s 5G network. Crew Leads 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).
What\u2019s in it for you?

$22.25 - $29.00 / hour
$2,500.00 Sign On Bonus
DISH provides our Tower Teams with paid training, uniforms, cutting edge tools and safety gear, and per diem while travelling
Unparalleled promotional opportunities.  Join the only team building the Nation\u2019s first standalone 5G network.
Comprehensive benefits package including complimentary DISH Network service, paid time off, medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K, employee stock purchase program, and tuition reimbursement

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

Maintain and repair equipment within DISH\u2019s 5G wireless network, including equipment upgrades as this exciting technology grows

Collaborate with Network operations and Construction operation teams
Install and maintain HughesNet Gen 5 satellite broadband equipment that serves as the backhaul for some of our tower sites
Assist with build out of Multichannel Video and Data Distribution Service (MVDDS) technology deployed by DISH. This is the first mass deployment of this type of system in the US; the system uses 25 MHz sections of bandwidth in the 12.2 \u2013 12.7 GHz frequency range to transmit signal terrestrially
Complete work on towers at heights of up to 500 feet high, while maintaining a focus on safety at all times; the Crew Lead is specifically responsible for all safety processes being followed on site and for being situation commander when necessary
Conduct Job Safety Analysis / Job Hazard Analysis at each job site
File rating plans with tower companies
Assist in hiring selection processes
Up to 100% travel required

Skills - Experience and Requirements
Successful Tower Crew Leads have the following:

Current industry certifications (and willingness to recertify and maintain) including OSHA 30, OSHA 10, RF Safety Certificate, CPR/First Aid, AED, Advanced Rescue, and OSHA Competent Climber
3-5 years of experience working on communication towers up to 500 feet high
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 \u201con-call\u201d capacity to respond to network outages
Ability to lift 80 lbs. regularly and up to 125 lbs. as needed
Ability to pass a pre-employment screen (Drug, Background, Driving)
Meets the maximum weight requirements of 250 lbs. and maximum 60-inch waist size in order to safely use Personal Protective Equipment such as the required harness

Company info

DISH Network L.L.C.
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