DISH Wireless Tower Climber - Top Hand in Auburn Hills, Michigan
DISH Wireless is building a next-gen 5G network to disrupt the wireless industry and fuel innovation in transportation, health care, education, sustainability, city management, and agriculture.
We’re driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – and we’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve. Join us as we embark on our greatest adventure of all.
Opportunity is here. We are DISH Wireless.
The Wireless Tower Top Hand will be responsible for leading a crew in the buildout, maintenance, and repair of cellular networks. Top Hands 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 several hundred feet and even above).
What’s in it for you?
$21.45 - $27.89 per hour
DISH provides our Tower Teams with paid training, uniforms, cutting edge tools and safety gear, and per diem while travelling
Unparalleled promotional opportunities. Join the only team building the Nation’s first standalone 5G network.
Comprehensive benefits package including complimentary DISH Network service, paid time off, medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K, employee stock purchase program, and tuition reimbursement
Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:
Maintain and repair equipment within wireless networks, including equipment upgrades as this exciting technology grows
Complete work on towers at height, while maintaining a focus on safety at all times
Collaborate with Network operations and Construction operation teams
Be willing and able to provide training and mentorship to employees in the field in accordance with DISH’s current guidelines and policies
Up to 100% travel required
Essential Physical Functions:
The employee must have the ability to use a computer mouse, keyboard, and other equipment typically found in an office or call center environment
The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to toy with, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 80 pounds and may be required to lift up to 125 pounds for short distances and/or move bulky objects
The employee must meet the maximum weight requirements of 250 pounds and maximum 60-inch waist size in order to safely use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as the required harness
The employee is frequently required to wear up to 30 pounds of PPE and tools and continuously wear up to 30 pounds of PPE and tools while on the tower
Essential Sensory Functions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk to other employees and hear speech from other employees
The employee will need to regularly interact and communicate with others, including but not limited to, face to face communications, over the phone communications, and chat messaging communications
The employee must be able to comprehend the subject of the communication and take appropriate action, if necessary
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, read and interpret, documents and instructions; frequent identification of letters, numbers, and symbols in a technology environment
Other essential job functions may be assigned by DISH in its discretion and are subject to change at any time.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all above duties, possess all listed skills, and be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability generally required to successfully perform the essential job functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED), preferred; 2-4 years of experience working on communication towers surpassing 300 feet high, preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Obtain and ability to maintain industry certifications including but not limited to RF Safety Certificate, OSHA 10/30, NWSA, CPR/First Aid, etc.
Valid driver's license with good driving record.
Read and interpret documents such as operating/maintenance/procedure instructions and safety rules
Write routine reports and business correspondence
Speak effectively before employees of the organization whether individually or in groups
Operate efficiently between multiple computer applications and be proficient with Windows 7 or higher
Effectively interact with all levels of organizational staff and company personnel
Excellent presentation/facilitation, organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and written/oral communication
Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
Draw and interpret bar graphs and diagrams
Compute rate, ratio, and percent
From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website (https://careers.dish.com/life/investing-in-you/) .
Employment is contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check, which may include a drug test.