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Tower Foreman

Company: GPAC
Location: South Bend
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Tower Foreman Job Description: Summary The position will require the incumbent to lead the construction, installation, and maintenance of communications tower and support structures.Qualification Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record to operate a company vehicleKnowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Ability to use and care of hand tools and mechanical equipment
    • Willingness to take hands on approach in leading their team through demonstration
    • Knowing the hazards associated with tower climbing, construction equipment, and working on or near energized lines and equipment
    • Ability to climb tall structures (100 feet or more) with 50 lb. load
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Must have experience with all aspects of tower construction, tower mapping and antenna equipment
    • Must have experience stacking self-support towers, install waveguide, antennas and microwave dishes
    • Comtrain or equivalent certification in Tower Climbing Safety and Rescue Certification, OSHA trained, safety trained, RF Awareness and First Aid/CPR trained
    • Highly organized and be able to effectively report verbally and written reports back to Manager
    • Must have experience with completing "close out" packages
    • Must have experience with customer interfacing and problem resolution
    • Must have experience running crews of 2-5 climbers and solving team issues
    • Must maintain level of excellence in crew's quality of work and mindset.Supervisory Responsibilities This position has supervisory responsibilities.Essential Functions
      • Manage the day-to-day activities of group of Tower Construction Technicians ensuring that a quality installation has been performed, including rigging, hoisting, landing, fastening, load-hopping
      • Climb and work on communications towers for the purpose of installing, replacing, and repairing structural systems
      • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an appropriate course of action
      • Follow instructions accurately and complete assigned course of action
      • Recognize safety hazards and perform duties in a safe manner
      • Act as a team lead and mentor to less experienced Tower Construction TechniciansFor additional information on this opportunity, please contact Terry Hendricks directly at Resumes may be confidentially sent to All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: GPAC, South Bend , Tower Foreman, Other , South Bend, Indiana

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