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Tower Technician I
Des Moines, IA
High School or equivalent
1 year

To be employed at Mercury Communications Contractors, LLC you must support the company’s mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, teamwork, innovation, respect, personalization and accountability.
Position Title: Tower Technician I
Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Johnie Timmons
Our Mission: We are a customer-centric partner providing innovative solutions. The
safety, well-being and career growth of our team members are the benchmarks of our
Safety, Accountability, Customer Centric, Return on Investment, Integrity, Family, Innovative,
Community Involvement, Empowerment

Success Factors:
  • Respect and Courtesy of other team members and customers is required
  • Commitment to ZERO incidents through leading by example
  • Comfort and ability to work at heights, including (but not limited to) on ladders, aerial lifts, poles or rooftops
  • Ability to work well with a team or alone if necessary
  • Willingness and ability to work outside in all weather conditions and altitudes
  • Able to lift over 50 pounds
  • Basic computer skills
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Below are the tasks/items a Tower Technician I will be exposed to daily and will be the prerequisites for progression to a Tower Technician II position.
  • Climber Certification/Rescue Card
  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • Ability to climb up to 500+ft
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • RF Awareness Training
  • Crane Signal Efficiency
  • Knot Tying (Should be proficient in tying a Double Figure 8, Bowline, Pipe Hitch, Clove Hitch, Munter Hitch, and Prusik)
  • ZONAR Training and be able to safely/properly hooking up trailers to trucks
  • Ability to properly route and install a 1/2” coax jumper, exposure to installing and routing 5/8” or larger coax lines, to making jumpers and putting on connectors
  • Ability to install a hoisting grip and ground kits, rope tagging, weather proofing
  • Properly route and lug ground leads and route and install RET cables
  • Install, but not limited to, small microwave dish, antennas, radios and various other wireless equipment that is on the tower, as well as being able to rig a tower with a block in a Class 1 Rigging scenario, able to use the Antenna Alignment tool properly
  • Perform other duties as requested
  • Able to pass Mercury Tower Technician I written certification test
Work Environment:
  • Must be able to work in a variety of physical positions, including climbing, sitting, standing, walking, hands over head and reach out.
  • Regular exposure to all weather conditions, especially hot, humid and/or rainy spring, summer and fall weather, combined with regular work time indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
  • Assume responsibility for work outcomes and results of other workers
  • May be exposed to uncomfortable or distracting sounds or noise levels on sites of projects being managed or coordinated
  • May be exposed to common allergens on a regular basis including, but not limited to; grass, trees, hay, straw, etc.
Experience and Education:
  • Minimum 1-year experience in the position/career field associated with a Tower Technician I.

All candidates agree to complete a selection assessment and pre-employment drug screen.
ADB Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and was recently ranked as one of the St. Louis’ Top Places to work by the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
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