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Aerial Technician / Telecommunication Tower Rigger - Entry Level

Aerial Technician / Telecommunication Tower Rigger

Aerial Technician / Telecommunication Tower Rigger - Lead Hand

Tower Rigger Telecommunication - Foreman

Why work with us?

Competitive wages

Industry-specific training & PPE allowances provided

Group RRSP matching

Cost of living provided while travelling (per diem)

Comprehensive benefits package

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Rigarus Construction Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including decisions to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

Important Information for Applicants

  • Candidates must submit a driver’s abstract to drive company vehicles
  • Candidates must submit a criminal record check
  • Drug-free workplace and zero tolerance safety program
  • Rigarus Construction Inc. is unable to facilitate or sponsor immigration into Canada

Position Descriptions

Aerial Technician / Telecommunication Tower Rigger - Entry Level

The Aerial Technician/Rigger (entry level) is a position directed at allowing inexperienced workers to gain experience and knowledge in the telecommunication field; qualified candidates would be responsible for assisting the site foremen & lead-hand in all aspects of managing the construction and maintenance of communication towers, installation of various tower components, and oversee the quality & safety of their crew members.

Core Functions

Training to be provided on the following duties:

  • Install & service communication towers, rooftops, and various site types for major wireless carriers in Canada
  • Climb towers at heights of up to 500ft to perform the safe installation of steel structures, components, hardware, etc. Antenna installation and alignments
  • Cable termination and splicing
  • Communication with PMs to see projects through, from start to completion, with the support of field crew
  • Safe installation of steel structures, components, and associated general procedures
  • Installation of antenna and transmission line systems on towers, rooftops, and other structures
  • Perform plumb & tensions, both pulse time method and use of Dillon meters
  • Read and follow construction drawings or specialized methods of procedures to perform installation or maintenance on equipment or sites
  • Travel within Canada for extended periods
  • Retain training and develop a strong knowledge of safe rigging practices

The above responsibilities represent the major tasks of this position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list. Therefore, performing other related tasks may be required on occasion.

 

Qualifications
Required
  • Willing to climb towers, up to 500ft (fall arrest and fall rescue training provided)
  • Motivated to learn and grow in the telecommunication industry
  • Reliable and committed to developing skills as a telecom rigger
  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to bend and lift 50 lbs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (able to work closely with others for long periods of time)
  • Must be available to travel up to three weeks at a time as needed (longer periods can be expected on occasion)
Recommended
  • Self-leadership qualities fortified with ability to coach
  • First Aid
  • General construction knowledge
  • Post-Secondary education in a technology-related program
  • Climbing or working at heights experience
  • Proficient communication, organization, and computer skills (including Microsoft Office)

Aerial Technician / Telecommunication Tower Rigger

The Aerial Technician/Rigger is responsible for assisting the site foremen & lead-hand in all aspects of managing the construction and maintenance of communication towers, installation of various tower components, and oversee the quality & safety of their crew members.

Core Functions
  • Install & service communication towers, rooftops, and various site types for major wireless carriers in Canada
  • Climb towers at heights of up to 500ft to perform the safe installation of steel structures, components, hardware, etc.
  • Antenna installation and alignments
  • Cable termination and splicing
  • Safe installation of steel structures, components, and associated general procedures
  • Installation of antenna and transmission line systems on towers, roof-tops, and other structures
  • Performing all general ground duties associated with tower construction and equipment shelter
  • Perform plumb & tensions, both pulse time method and use of Dillon meters.
  • Read and follow construction drawings or specialized methods of procedures to perform installation or maintenance on equipment or sites.
  • Communicate with Project Managers, Foremen, and other crew members
  • Travel within Canada for extended periods
  • Retain training and develop a strong knowledge of safe rigging practices

The above responsibilities represent the major tasks of this position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list. Therefore, performing other related tasks may be required on occasion.

 

Qualifications
Required
  • Experience with working at heights and telecommunication tower rigging
  • General construction knowledge
  • Must be comfortable working at heights
  • Motivated to learn and grow in the telecommunication industry
  • Reliable and committed to developing skills as a telecom rigger
  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to bend and lift 50 lbs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (able to work closely with others for long periods of time)
  • Must be available to travel up to three weeks at a time as needed (longer periods can be expected on occasion)
Recommended
  • Self-leadership qualities fortified with the ability to coach
  • First Aid
  • Adherence to safety standards, working knowledge of all safety & quality control requirements, fall protection practices, regulations, and procedures for crew
  • Valid driver’s license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions
  • A-Restricted or AZ license and comply with CVOR regulations
  • Post-Secondary education in a technology-related program
  • Proficient communication, organization, and computer skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • Experience with major Canadian wireless carriers

Aerial Technician / Telecommunication Tower Rigger - Lead Hand

The Aerial Technician/Telecommunication Tower Rigger – Lead Hand is responsible for assisting the site foremen in all aspects of managing the construction and maintenance of communication towers, installation of various tower components, completing & submitting closeout documentation, and oversee the quality & safety of their crew members.

Core Functions
  • Assist foremen with building & maintaining communication towers
  • Able to take the lead of crew(s) in the absence of foremen for periods of time, depending on requirements
  • Communication with PMs to see projects through, from start to completion, with the support of field crew
  • Read, interpret, and implement RF work orders; implementation to include all connections and labelling on the tower, in the shelter/cabinet, and/or demarcation box
  • Safe installation of steel structures, components, and associated general procedures
  • Strong knowledge of safe rigging practices
  • Provide photos of construction before, during, and after; adhering to specific requirements, and submit fully upon project completion
  • Installation of antenna and transmission line systems on towers, roof-tops, and other structures
  • Performing all general ground duties associated with tower construction and equipment shelter
  • Run sweep test gear including testing lines and antennas
  • Set up and execute antenna RET motor documents
  • Perform plumb & tensions, both pulse time method and use of Dillon meters
  • Read and follow construction drawings or specialized methods of procedures to perform installation or maintenance on equipment or sites
  • Conduct and document daily tailboard safety meeting
  • Communicate with Project Managers, Foremen and crew members
  • Comply with CVOR regulations
  • Travel within Canada for extended periods
  • Retain training and develop a strong knowledge of safe rigging practices
Backup Functions
  • Implement construction deliverables on a project-by-project basis, client submittals/checklists
  • Complete and submit daily field report, timesheets, redlines, closeout documentation, and other submittals

The above responsibilities represent the major tasks of this position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list. Therefore, performing other related tasks may be required on occasion.

 

Qualifications
Required
  • Minimum 2 years of industry experience (i.e. working at heights, tower rigging)
  • Experience with major Canadian wireless carriers
  • General construction knowledge
  • Leadership qualities fortified with the ability to coach and delegate
  • First Aid
  • Working knowledge of all safety & quality control requirements, fall protection practices, regulations, and procedures for crew
  • Proficient communication, organization, and computer skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • Valid G driver’s license, clean driving record meeting company policy conditions, and knowledge of CVOR regulations
  • Must be comfortable working at heights
  • Motivated to learn and grow in the telecommunication industry
  • Reliable and committed to developing skills as a telecom rigger
  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to bend and lift 50 lbs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (able to work closely with others for long periods of time)
  • Must be available to travel up to three weeks at a time as needed (longer periods can be expected on occasion)
Recommended
  • A-Restricted or AZ license
  • 4 years of industry experience

Tower Rigger Telecommunication Foreman

The Tower Rigger Telecommunication Foreman is responsible for managing the construction and maintenance of communication towers, installation of various tower components, completing & submitting closeout documentation, conduct practical climbing evaluations, and oversee the quality & safety of their crew members.

Core Functions
  • Leading and directing crew members in the building & maintaining of communication towers
  • Communication with PMs to see projects through, from start to completion, with the support of field crew
  • Responsible for all closeout photos and redlines
  • Read, interpret, and implement RF work orders; implementation to include all connections and labelling on the tower, in the shelter/cabinet, and/or demarcation box
  • Implement construction deliverables on a project-by-project basis, client submittals/checklists
  • Safe installation of steel structures, components, and associated general procedures
  • Expert knowledge of safe rigging practices
  • Provide daily photos of construction before, during, and after (adhering to specific requirements, and submit upon project completion)
  • Installation of antenna and transmission line systems on towers, roof-tops, and other structures
  • Performing all general ground duties associated with tower construction and equipment shelter
  • Complete and submit daily field report, timesheets, redlines, closeout documentation, and other submittals
  • Run sweep test gear including testing lines and antennas; provide documented test results in conformance with Rigarus and/or customer format
  • Set up and execute antenna RET motor documents
  • Perform plumb and tensions, both pulse time method and use of Dillon meters
  • Read and follow construction drawings or specialized methods of procedures to perform
  • installation or maintenance on equipment or sites
  • Conduct and document daily tailboard safety meetings
  • Perform a multitude of equipment tests: sweeps, RETs, tension, ground resistance etc.
  • Ensures crew is well informed of the schedule and updated changes
  • Receive and inventory materials to ensure all material is on hand for the specific job
  • Communicate any concerns or issues to Project Managers immediately
  • Travel within Canada for extended periods
  • Retain training and develop a strong knowledge of safe rigging practices

The above responsibilities represent the major tasks of this position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list. Therefore, performing other related tasks may be required on occasion.

 

Qualifications
Required
  • Minimum 4 years of industry experience (i.e. working at heights, tower rigging)
  • Experience with major Canadian wireless carriers
  • Leadership qualities fortified with the ability to coach and delegate; maintain a positive attitude and lead by example
  • First Aid
  • Expert knowledge of all safety & quality control requirements, fall protection practices, regulations, and procedures for crew
  • Proficient communication, organization, and computer skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • Valid G driver’s license, clean driving record meeting company policy conditions, and knowledge of CVOR regulations
  • Must be comfortable working at heights
  • Motivated to learn and grow in the telecommunication industry
  • Reliable and committed to developing skills as a telecom rigger
  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to bend and lift 50 lbs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (able to work closely with others for long periods of time)
  • Must be available to travel up to three weeks at a time as needed (longer periods can be expected on occasion)
Recommended
  • A-Restricted or AZ license