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Traveling Tower Foreman **$45/day Per Diem Food**

Company: Mercury Broadband
Location: Topeka
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Nation-Wide PositionSalary Range:$35.0000 To 37.0000 DOE Hourly Per Diem Food - $45/day 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 Broadbands rapidly expanding network is headquartered in Kansas City and provides Internet access to communities throughout five states across the Midwest.

Position Summary: The Tower Team of Mercury Broadband builds and services all of Mercurys tower sites across the US. The Travelling 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: Nation-wide
Position Type: Full-Time
Compensation: $35 - $37
Benefits: Health, Vision, Basic Dental & Life Insurance, STD, LTD, 401k, Paid Time Off, Paid Training, Eligible for $5/hour Hazard Pay While Climbing Tower, Travel Required
Key Responsibilities:

  • Mobilize from home to tower sites across the Mercury Broadband Network for 3 weeks at a time.
  • Travelling Crew will have 1 week (7 days) off between mobilizations.
  • Utilize 1 or 2 tower techs from local markets to assist you with tower builds and maintenance
  • Represent the company in a professional manner
  • Maintain daily paperwork required for the site including JSA, Closeouts, and any other required deliverables.
  • Implement and follow through with job instructions provided by leadership
  • Work with General Manager and Project Managers in various Service Centers to complete projects.
  • Ensure safety and quality control requirements at your sites and with your crew
  • Compile all site-specific closeout documentation for your work effort
  • Responsible for assigned work orders ensuring completion and closeout
  • Assist in training Tower Technician I and II
  • Survey and pass on any site recommendation for potential new site leads
  • Troubleshoot complex issues
    Skills and Requirements:
    • Experienced with installing and troubleshooting antennas from Airspan and Samsung
    • Experience installing and troubleshooting 2 and 3 Microwave dishes and tuning
    • Installation of multiple Ethernet, Fiber Optic or Power Wires up tower.
    • Comfortable working guyed, self-support and monopole towers up to 300
    • Comfortable working out of bucket trucks and man-baskets as needed
    • 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 drivers license
    • Self-Motivated
    • Ability to communicate effectively
    • 4+ years tower climbing experience
    • 2+ years tower foreman experience
    • Ability to travel for 3 weeks at a time Preferred Skills:
      • First Aid/CPR certified
      • OSHA 10/30
      • Competent Climber/Rescue Training
      • Basic Electrical Safety Training
      • RF Awareness 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, Topeka , Traveling Tower Foreman **$45/day Per Diem Food**, Other , Topeka, Kansas

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