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Master Tower Technician - $2,500 sign-on bonus!

at Dish Network

Posted: 2/22/2019
Job Reference #: 46241
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  • LocationUS-TX-Mckinney | US-TX-Dallas | US-OK-Oklahoma City | US-OK-Tulsa | US-TX-Houston | US-TX-Austin
    Job ID
    2018-46241
    Category
    DISH Network Services (DNS)
  • Summary

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    The Master Tower Technician will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of Dish’s Narrowband – Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network within a geographical region. Master Tower Technicians 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).

    Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

    • Maintain and repair equipment within the Dish NB-IoT network within a given region, including equipment upgrades as this exciting technology grows
    • Complete work on towers at heights of up to 500 feet high, while maintaining a focus on safety at all times
    • Collaborate with Network operations and Construction operation teams
    • Install and maintain HughesNet Gen 5 satellite broadband equipment that serves as the backhaul for our NB-IoT tower sites
    • Learn from original equipment manufacturers (OEM) contacts
    • Assist with build out of Multichannel Video and Data Distribution Service (MVDDS) technology being 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 – 12.7 GHz frequency range to transmit signal terrestrially
    • $22.50 - $29.25 / hour
    • Up to 100% travel required

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    Successful Master Tower Technicians have the following:

    • Willingness to obtain and ability to maintain industry certifications including but not limited to RF Safety Certificate, OSHA 10 and CPR/First Aid
    • 3-5 years of experience working on communication towers up to 500 feet high
    • Excitement to work 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 “on-call” 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
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