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Employment opportunities

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

Team building employee outings

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Do you have a valid Ontario Class G license or higher?
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Are you comfortable working at heights?
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Are you comfortable working outdoors in various types of weather?
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Are you able to work for extended periods of time away from home?
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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 workers to gain experience and knowledge in the telecommunication field. Qualified candidates would be responsible for assisting the site foremen and lead hand in all aspects of managing the construction and maintenance of communication towers and installing various tower components.

Core Functions

Training to be provided on the following duties:

  • Install & service communication towers, rooftops, and various site types for major wireless carriers in CanadaInstall and service communication towers, rooftops, and various site types for major wireless carriers in Canada
  • Climb towers to perform the safe installation of steel structures, components, hardware, antenna installation and alignments
  • Installation of antenna and transmission line systems on towers, rooftops, and other structures
  • Cable termination and splicing
  • Read and follow construction drawings or specialized methods of procedures to perform installation or maintenance on equipment or sites
  • Participate in daily tailboard safety meetings
  • 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 500 feet (fall arrest and fall rescue training provided)
  • Reliable and committed to developing skills as a telecom rigger; motivated to learn and grow in the telecommunication industry
  • 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
  • General construction knowledge
  • Climbing or working at heights experience
  • Self-leadership qualities fortified with the ability to coach
  • First Aid with CPR-A + AED
  • Adherence to safety standards, working knowledge of all safety and quality control requirements, fall protection practices, regulations, and procedures for crew
  • Valid G, A-restricted or AZ driver’s license, clean driver’s abstract meeting company policy conditions, and knowledge of CVOR regulations
  • Post-Secondary education in a technology-related program

Aerial Technician / Telecommunication Tower Rigger

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

Core Functions
  • Install and service communication towers, rooftops, and various site types for major wireless carriers in Canada
  • Climb towers to perform the safe installation of steel structures, components, hardware, antenna installation and alignments
  • Installation of antenna and transmission line systems on towers, rooftops, and other structures
  • Cable termination and splicing
  • Read and follow construction drawings or specialized methods of procedures to perform installation or maintenance on equipment or sites
  • Participate in daily tailboard safety meetings
  • 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 climbing, working at heights and with telecommunication tower rigging
  • General construction knowledge
  • Must be comfortable working at heights
  • Reliable and committed to developing skills as a telecom rigger; motivated to learn and grow in the telecommunication industry
  • 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
  • Experience with major Canadian wireless carriers
  • Self-leadership qualities fortified with the ability to coach
  • First Aid with CPR-A + AED
  • Adherence to safety standards, working knowledge of all safety and quality control requirements, fall protection practices, regulations, and procedures for crew
  • Valid G, A-restricted or AZ driver’s license, clean driver’s abstract meeting company policy conditions, and knowledge of CVOR regulations
  • Post-Secondary education in a technology-related program
  • Proficient communication, organization, and computer skills (including Microsoft Office)

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 and submitting closeout documentation, and oversee the quality and safety of their crew members.

Core Functions
  • Install and service communication towers, rooftops, and various site types for major wireless carriers in Canada
  • Climb towers to perform the safe installation of steel structures, components, hardware, antenna installation and alignments
  • Installation of antenna and transmission line systems on towers, rooftops, and other structures
  • Cable termination and splicing
  • Read and follow construction drawings or specialized methods of procedures to perform installation or maintenance on equipment or sites
  • 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
  • Understand and operate Anritsu Site Master testing equipment to obtain DTF and VSWR readings
  • Configure different types of antenna Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) units and produce results for closeout documentation
  • Perform plumb and tensions, both pulse time method and with use of Dillon meters
  • Communicate with project managers, foremen and field staff
  • Assist with training and development of new and existing field staff
  • Comply with CVOR regulations
  • Participate in daily tailboard safety meetings
  • Retain training and develop a strong knowledge of safe rigging practices
Support Functions
  • Conduct, document and submit detailed daily tailboard safety meetings
  • Able to take the lead of crew(s) in the absence of foremen for periods of time, depending on requirements
  • Provide closeout documentation upon project completion (i.e. redlines, photos, RET readings, VSWR/DTF readings, checklists, etc.), adhering to customer requirements
  • Complete and submit daily field report with photos

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)
  • General construction knowledge
  • Experience with major Canadian wireless carriers
  • Must be comfortable working at heights
  • Reliable and committed to developing skills as a telecom rigger; motivated to learn and grow in the telecommunication industry
  • 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)
  • Self-leadership qualities fortified with the ability to coach others
  • First Aid with CPR-A + AED
  • Adherence to safety standards, working knowledge of all safety and quality control requirements, fall protection practices, regulations, and procedures for crew
  • Valid G driver’s license, clean driver’s abstract meeting company policy conditions, and knowledge of CVOR regulations
  • Proficient communication, organization, and computer skills (including Microsoft Office)
Recommended
  • A-Restricted or AZ license
  • 4 years of industry experience
  • Post-Secondary education in a technology-related program

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 and submitting closeout documentation, conducting practical climbing evaluations, and overseeing the quality and safety of their crew members.

Core Functions
  • Lead and direct crew members to install and service communication towers, rooftops, and various site types for major wireless carriers in Canada
  • Climb towers to perform the safe installation of steel structures, components, hardware, antenna installation and alignments
  • Installation of antenna and transmission line systems on towers, rooftops, and other structures
  • Cable termination and splicing
  • Read and follow construction drawings or specialized methods of procedures to perform installation or maintenance on equipment or sites
  • 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
  • Understand and operate Anritsu Site Master testing equipment to obtain DTF and VSWR readings
  • Configure different types of antenna Remote Electrical Tilt (RET) units and produce results for closeout documentation
  • Perform plumb and tensions, both pulse time method and with use of Dillon meters
  • Receive and inventory materials for specific projects
  • Ensures crew is well informed of working schedule and updated changes
  • Provide closeout documentation upon project completion (i.e. redlines, photos, RET readings, VSWR/DTF readings, checklists, etc.), adhering to customer requirements
  • Complete and submit daily field report with photos
  • Communicate with project managers, foremen and field staff
  • Assist with training and development of new and existing field staff
  • Comply with CVOR regulations
  • Conduct, document and submit detailed daily tailboard safety meetings
  • 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)
  • General construction knowledge
  • Experience with major Canadian wireless carriers
  • Must be comfortable working at heights
  • Reliable and committed to developing skills as a telecom rigger; motivated to learn and grow in the telecommunication industry
  • 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)
  • Self-leadership qualities fortified with the ability to coach and delegate; maintain a positive attitude and lead by example
  • First Aid with CPR-A + AED
  • Expert knowledge of all safety and quality control requirements, fall protection practices, regulations, and procedures for crew
  • Valid G driver’s license, clean driver’s abstract meeting company policy conditions, and knowledge of CVOR regulations
  • Proficient communication, organization, and computer skills (including Microsoft Office)
Recommended
  • A-Restricted or AZ license
  • Post-Secondary education in a technology-related program

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