SBA Communications Corporation
Tower Apprentice
At a glance
Location: US-NJ-East Brunswick Map
Posted: 04/16/2018
Closing: 05/15/2018
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
SBA Communications Corporation
Job description


Are you ready to join an inclusive work environment, contribute to our dynamic teams and "Seek and Achieve Excellence" in all you do? We are SBA Communications, (SBA) a leading independent owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure across North, Central and South America. Our mission is to be our customers' first-choice provider of wireless infrastructure solutions.



As a member of our team, you will be inspired by our Guiding Principles; Integrity, Work Ethic, Ownership Mindset, Quality, Customer Service, Innovation and Collegiality. If you are challenged by the opportunity to stretch and grow yourself and your career, then SBA Communications can help you “Reach New Heights”.



Join our Commitment to "Building Better Wireless" and apply or text keyword Towersba to 313131



Essential Duties & Responsibilities:



  • Support tower construction and antenna and line installation activities as directed.



  • Ability to read site plans and tower drawings.



  • Distribute, pick up and organize tools and materials.



  • Work with Construction Supervisors and Foreman to analyze job requirements such as labor and materials.



  • Complete work in a timely and efficient manner as delegated by Construction Supervisor and Foreman.



  • Perform construction activities as directed.



  • Work with Construction Supervisors and Foreman to maintain a safe job site.



  • Keep safety barriers correctly installed.



  • Must be able to work overtime to include Saturdays, Sundays and evening hours.



  • Must be able to satisfactorily complete all aspects of SBA’s Tower U training classes.



  • Other projects and duties as assigned.



 



Supervisory Responsibilities:



  • None



 



Qualifications:



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.



 



Education and/or Experience:



  • High school diploma /GED and 0-6 months tower construction / climbing experience required or 1+ years general labor or construction experience required.



 



Language Skills:



  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.



 



Mathematical Skills:



  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.



 



Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to carry out instruction furnished in written, oral or diagram form.


 



Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:



  • Valid Driver’s License - strongly preferred/may be required depending upon the location in which the position is required to work.



  • Knowledge of standard knots.



  • Satisfactorily complete all aspects of SBA’s Tower U training classes.



 



Physical Demands:



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions



  • Ability to hear, understand and respond appropriately to verbal requests made in person and over the telephone.



  • Visual ability correctable to 20/20.



  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.



  • Standing ninety percent of the day.



  • Ability to stoop and bend.



  • Ability to reach and stretch.



  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.



  • Ability to walk, stand and bend.



  • Ability to climb 180 to 350 feet.



  • Ability to work on job site in remote location for extended periods of time.



 



Work Environment:



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Tasks are regularly performed with exposure to outdoor weather conditions.



  • Risk of electrical shock and radiation.



  • Work near mechanical parts.



  • May work in high, precarious places.



  • Very loud noise levels equivalent to earth moving equipment and jack hammers.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.



Experience

Preferred
  • Valid Drivers License - strongly preferred/may be required depending upon the location in which the position is required to work.


Education

Preferred
  • High School or better
Job requirements
See job description

Tower Apprentice