Tower Technician

Richland County, SC
Posted: 2018-04-06

Description:

STATE SALARY RANGE:
   $32,838.00 - $60,760.00 Annually
 
NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE:

   Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: 

Incumbent in this position must possess or obtain both of the following within the first six (6) months of employment:  

a valid Commercial (Class A) Drivers License and
a valid Tower Climbing certification.

This position was previously posted from 7/6/2017 through 4/5/2018.  Individuals who submitted applications during that posting period will not need to submit another application.

Responsibilities:

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under limited supervision, installs, maintains and inspects the SCETV towers.  Plans, organizes and performs maintenance as required on all SCETV owned towers, wire attachment points and tower foundations.  Inspects tower grounding system (above ground) and determines proper corrosion control requirements for all towers.  Insures that all towers are in compliance with all FAA, FCC, EIA/TIA, OSHA and ANSI, and ASTM rules and regulations. 

Establishes an adequate routine maintenance program for grounds care at each guyed tower site.
 
Serves as technical advisor for new tower construction, upgrading of existing towers and dismantling and moving existing towers.

Orders parts, supplies and tools as required.  Periodically inspects tools and equipment and orders replacements as necessary.

Requirements:

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

An associate degree in electronics and related experience.

A valid Commercial (Class A) Drivers License. 

Tower Climbing Certification.
 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

An associates degree in electronics and five years of certified tower climbing experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 
 

Contact:

To apply, please visit www.jobs.sc.gov to submit an online state application (preferred method).  Mailed applications can be sent to ETV HR, 1041 George Rogers Blvd., Columbia, SC 29201.  Applications must be postmarked by the closing date.

Please complete the State employment application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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