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DISH Field Tower Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

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 Field Tower Manager will be responsible for supervising the Tower Climber/Technician teams that are building DISH’s 5G network as well as servicing other customers within the wireless industry. The Field Tower Manager will oversee multiple Tower Technician crews that will travel to tower sites and perform work at both ground and tower top locations.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Direct Management of Tower Climbers

  • Resource Management and Validation of Timekeeping

  • Site coordination

  • Scheduling with Landlords/NTP

  • Specialty access coordination

  • Specialty Equipment coordination (Lifts/Cranes)

  • Developing and Reviewing Rigging Plans

  • Fleet Maintenance

  • Field Technician Engagement – Arrange Travel, Perform Tools Checks and Safety Visits, Responsible daily for Work Completion, Quality of work, and Productivity.

  • Staffing, Onboarding, Training, Teaching, Coaching and Mentoring crews

  • Inventory management of crew equipment

  • Promote the coaching and development of tower technicians in the field, including providing recognition and Initial Level of Employee write-up

  • Act as safety observer and Quality Assurance representative while at the site, ensuring compliance with company safety program and related workmanship practices

  • Maintain proper use of company vehicles, credit cards, and other assigned assets

  • Up to 60-80% travel may be required

  • May work evenings and weekends as needed

  • Ensure that all jobs are maintained in a site tracking tool with complete accuracy

  • Develop new processes and procedures to streamline job site procedures and documentation

  • Read and understand construction drawings and other applicable diagrams

Successful Field Tower Managers have the following:

  • Current industry certifications (and willingness to recertify and maintain) including OSHA 30, OSHA 10, RF Safety Certificate, NWSA Certification, CPR/First Aid, AED, Advanced Rescue, and OSHA Competent Climber

  • 3-5 years of experience working on communication towers up to 500 feet high

  • 3-5 years of experience in the Wireless Telecommunications Tower industry with the capacity to understand and manage multiple projects, multiple customers and personnel

  • Ability to work at heights up to 500 feet high for prolonged lengths of time

  • Strong safety focus while performing work at heights or on the ground

  • Ability to respond in an “on-call” capacity to respond to network outages

  • Ability to lift 80 lbs. regularly and up to 125 lbs. as needed

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment screen (Drug, Background, Driving)

  • Meets the maximum weight requirements of 250 lbs. and maximum 60-inch waist size in order to safely use Personal Protective Equipment such as the required harness

  • Strong communications skills with a polished ability to communicate both formally and informally with multiple, distinct audiences, including internal teams, senior management, customers, contractors, and external resources.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of cell site design, foundation design, grounding, fencing and tower erection

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office & G Suite Products

  • Ability to work as a member of a team

    Compensation: $55,800.00/Yr. - $76,900.00/Yr.

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Employment is contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check, which may include a drug test.