• Tower Technician Tier I

    Posted: 09/04/2022

    Wisper Internet is expanding. With offices located in Illinois and Missouri, we are a leading wireless high-speed internet provider in the Midwest. We provide reliable service, focusing on rural and outlying communities.

    We believe in building leaders within all levels of our company. To hire and retain employees who exemplify our Core Values, Wisper offers competitive salaries, generous health insurance options, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan (up to 4% company match), paid holidays, PTO, long- & short-term disability insurance, life insurance, and more! Are you a humbly confident professional driven to solution? Would you like to take your career to the next level with a growing company in the essential internet services industry? If so, please read on!

    Tower Tech Tier 1

    Pay Scale: $18-21/hour

    Wisper is seeking an entry-level full-time non-exempt Tower Technician Tier 1 to join our Network Infrastructure Team. Responsibilities for this role include numerous manual labor tasks involved with the installation, service, maintenance, and decommission of wireless internet service tower equipment throughout our network. In this position, the tasks will be assigned by the Tower Technician Lead based on individual job sites. Training will include best practices and safety standards.

    Hours: M-F 8a-4:30p on call evenings and weekends and work some holidays as needed **This position may require off-duty hours to be performed as needed by the department, as well as travel within the network.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Climb towers up to 1000ft.
    • Install/Maintain wireless Internet equipment & camera systems
    • Mount Internet equipment & relay data cables to each device
    • Install battery backups & grounding systems for equipment
    • Prepare equipment for installation
    • Follow training protocols & safety briefings
    • Other duties as directed

    Desired Skills & Competencies

    • Demonstrate personal accountability in prioritization
    • Ability to handle multiple interruptions & adjustments to priorities
    • Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships
    • Demonstrate the desire to learn, supported with a love of technology
    • 1+ year demonstrated in the telecommunications/tower industry or equivalent preferred

    Working Conditions

    • Fast-paced environment with multiple changes to schedules & fluctuating priorities
    • Work is performed primarily outdoors & in all weather conditions
    • Work is performed at roof-top and tower-level and in tight spaces

    Physical Requirements: Light: Lifting 0-10 lbs. Moderate: Lifting 0-25 lbs. X-Heavy: Lifting 25+ lbs.