Tower Technician

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: June 9, 2019

Organization: SC Educational Television Commission

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia, South Carolina

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $32,838.00 - $60,760.00 Annually

Requirements:

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

State:
An associate degree in electronics technology; or a high school diploma and work experience in electronics equipment systems engineering, maintenance or repair.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

An associate's degree in electronics and three (3) years of certified tower climbing experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: 
The incumbent in this position must possess or obtain both of the following within the first six (6) months of employment:  

  • a valid Commercial (Class A) Driver's License and
  • a valid Tower Climbing certification

The incumbent will need to live in or relocate to the following counties: Lexington, Richland, Sumter, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg, Bamberg, or Dorchester.

*****Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application.  Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education.  A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment application.  The employment application will be considered incomplete and not forwarded.*****

Job Description:

Under limited supervision, installs, maintains and inspects the SC ETV towers.  Plans, organizes and performs maintenance as required on all SC ETV owned towers, wire attachment points and tower foundations.  Inspects tower grounding system (above ground) and determines proper corrosion control requirements for all towers.  Insures that all towers are in compliance with all FAA, FCC, EIA/TIA, OSHA and ANSI, and ASTM rules and regulations.  Establishes an adequate routine maintenance program for grounds care at each guyed tower site.  Serves as technical advisor for new tower construction, upgrading of existing towers and dismantling and moving existing towers.  Orders parts, supplies and tools as required.  Periodically inspects tools and equipment and orders replacements as necessary.

Schedule:
Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)
Application Process:
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