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Wireless Field Technician (Houston/San Antonio TX)

Houston, TX · Telecommunications
Wireless Field Technicians – Houston and San Antonio
Our client is looking to hire for multiple wireless field techs both in the Houston and San Antonio market. This will be a full-time, direct position where OT is possible. Ideal candidate will have a background in telecom working both underground and aerial. This position will be performing maintenance on existing small cells and fiber optic lines.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Operate, analyze and document fiber and small cell network status via OTDR and RF analyzer equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints/floor plans
  • Implement and maintain good housekeeping practices
  • Measure and mark floors, position and assemble iron work and cable rack
  • Drill floors, install raised floors, install anchors, level, align and secure equipment including earthquake requirements
  • Train new team members and ensure that all team members are up to date on knowledge of existing and new technologies
  • Perform the maintenance of existing cables, including evaluation tests and repairing old faulty
  • Perform rod and rope installs to confirm fiber path
  • Safely operate a boom truck, climb poles as needed and utilize standard tools of the trade and provide training and supervision for other team members
  • Communicate with Project Manager and Team Leader on workload status to meet designated goals
  • Close a project by completing daily production sheets, verifying proper levels after activation and optimization of equipment and troubleshoot as necessary
  • Use fiber tools and fiber optic test equipment including fusion splicer, power meter and OTDR and train other team members in proper use
  • Read, understand and revise splice documentation and maps as required
  • Analyze system failures and other unusual system occurrences to isolate the source of the problem and determine whether the failure is caused by software, hardware, or other factors.
  • Work underground and aerial cables and supervise and train other team members to perform this
  • Install small cell hardware and equipment for both aerial and underground locations
  • Read a compass and determine azimuths
  • Install and termination of coaxial cables
  • Install required power and grounding
  • Test RF cables with the use and understanding of RF test equipment such as PIM unit, Sweep meter and Light meter
  • Must work in a team environment that requires regular communication with other employees, vendors, and clients
  • Work normal business hours Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm with ability to work outside regular business hours as the installation or maintenance schedule requires
  • Perform all activities in a manner that ensures the safety of yourself, your team, our clients and the public
  • Stenciling and designation of equipment
  • Connect all signal, bus and power cable to include butt, strip, fan, form, wire wrap, and/or crimp
  • Properly run, dress, form, secure and sew all cabling
  • Perform continuity test with Multi Meter or CAT 5 tester
  • Adhere to circuit pack handling and electrostatic discharge procedures
  • Understand and use established safety requirements/procedures for equipment, ESD, power, & radiation
  • Competently and safely use basic hand tools
  • Competently and safely use electric tools (Telecommunication Industry Standards)
  • Understand and interpret OEM and Customer installation requirements including Drawings & QC Standards
  • Install frames, cabinets, and misc. equipment including batteries and BBUs
  • Install cable ladder, radio cabinets & components, transmission equipment
  • Terminate DC power, Ethernet and fiber jumpers
  • Install cables, power, inter cabinet, alarm punch down, alarm cables bulkhead antenna Connections
  • Prepare doc redline, site clean-up, site acceptance, doc delivery COP
  • Other duties as assigned
 
 
Requirements:
  • Three (3) or more years of experience with fiber optics installation and telecommunications equipment installation preferred
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Must have understanding of the hazards and precautions of the trade
  • Basic knowledge of installation of telecommunication services
  • Must be able to travel to work sites 75-80% of the time
  • Experience in UG and/or Aerial fiber construction
  • Experience operating ground penetrating radar (GPR) locating equipment and interpreting data
  • Possess good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Must have basic installation techniques and skills
  • Able to read simple mechanical, electrical, MOPs and instructional documentation
  • Aware of procedures for working around and on "in service equipment
  • Know standard wiring color code
  • Basic knowledge of AC/DC power and installation
  • Demonstrate mental alertness
  • Neat and clean appearance
  • Possess a sense of responsibility for the safety of the public and the work crew
  • Good attendance record
  • Organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Capable of working with minimal supervision while managing time for maximum efficiency
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, quickly changing work environment with strict deadlines
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude, strong/hard work ethic and a priority for safety
 
Certifications, Licenses, and Training Required:
  • Have or be able to complete job related certifications including, but not limited to, first aid, safety,
CPR, and OSHA 10

Key Skills: Wireless Field Technician, Field Technician, carrier, OSHA, aerial, underground, fiber optic #TekComJobs

What We Do
TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in providing telecommunications and network infrastructure contractors, employees and project services to businesses. 
Our specialization includes telecom network & infrastructure staffing deployments including planning, analysis, design, implementation, operations and maintenance.

Technologies we support:
Wireless: 3G, 4G, 5G, LTE, BTS, iDAS/oDAS, Small Cell, VoLTE, IOT, Microwave, NOC, BTS (Base stations)
Wireline: Fiber, Outside Plant (OSP), switching (MSC, CO), transport and provisioning


About us
Formed by industry veterans in 2005, TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in telecommunications and network infrastructure contracting and recruiting. 
TekCom Resources, Inc. has extensive experience supporting clients in building successful teams for high-profile projects with tight timelines and budgets. Our vast network of industry contacts allows us to find the best talent. Along with our recruiting experience, our staff takes a hands-on approach in assisting hiring managers to achieve their goals and objectives.


Mission
As technical staffing experts, we are passionate and driven to provide top-notch talent to help our clients achieve their goals. We are also committed to assisting job seekers in finding the job and career path they have always wanted.

Diversity
TekCom Resources, Inc. is a WBENC Certified Women’s Business Enterprise.
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TekCom Resources, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We are compliant with the Fair Chance Ordinance as applicable, and will consider all qualified applications for employment.



 

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