Telecom tower technician responsibilities

Telecom tower technician have a variety of responsibilities. These include:

Ensuring on-site safety and complying with safety standards Conducting repairs to telecom towers at a height Reporting on possible hazards on telecom towers Following work checklists and ensure operational compliance Following instructions set out by the scope of work and methods of procedures (MOPs) Completing work to customer specifications Troubleshooting tower issues Expanding network coverage Performing equipment swaps and site upgrades

Qualification & Skills of Telecom Tower Technician

Most companies usually ask that telecom tower technicians have some form of post-secondary education in electronics, telecommunications, or computing. Training in a technical college or an associate degree in electronics repair or computer science can be especially helpful.

Some companies will offer new recruits on-site training to bring them up to speed with the day-to-day operational requirements of being a skilled telecom tower technician. Others, however, may require that candidates have between one and two years of experience climbing towers before taking them on.

Telecom tower technicians also need to be able to work outside of regular business hours, have excellent administrative and oral communication skills, and understand how to use basic mechanical tools.

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