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Tower Rigger/Aerial Technician in Langley at Trylon TSF Inc

Date Posted: 4/25/2018

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Job Description

Working with Trylon’s Field Services team our Riggers perform all required duties associated with the installation of communication towers, accessories, antenna systems on towers and rooftops. This role reports directly to site Foreman. This role is 100% based in the field with  offices located in Ontario, Alberta, Nova Scotia and British Columbia. Please note that the ideal candidate has 3 – 5 years of rigging experience and is able to travel across Canada with valid climbing certification .

Duties of the Rigger include:

  • Understanding of the #1 commitment in the field: health and safety, with complete adherence to proper procedures and PPE applications.
  • Install various antenna, antenna mounts and transmission lines along with ancillary equipment on communication structures/rooftops, including: assembling and installation of various types of antennas, running all transmission lines up the tower. installing connectors on transmission lines along with hoisting grips, hangers and ground kits, adjusting antennas on tower with the correct azimuth and tilts, and performing microwave antenna alignment.
  • Install various ancillary items on a communication tower including: wave-guide bridge for transmission lines. ice guards on tower to protect dishes, anti-climbs and fall arrest systems, lighting systems, and grounding systems.
  • Gives direction to Crane Operators engaged in hoisting and moving loads, to ensure the safety of others and material handled
  • Ensure that all company equipment is well maintained and in safe operating condition and conduct inventory inspections and sort received materials on site.
  • Identify and select cables, ropes, blocks and tackle by weight and size of load to be moved.
  • Perform plumb and tension operation on guyed structures

Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years of experience with tower erection, antenna and transmission line systems
  • Experience with OTDR
  • Valid driver’s license and Canadian passport is required with the ability to travel across Central Canada.
  • High school diploma required.
  • Ability to understand the principle of tower erection (both self-supporting and guyed structures), and familiar with tower foundation, installation, erection, antenna and transmission line systems.
  • Must be able to read blue print and assembly drawings.
  • Successful completion of Fall Protection and High Angle Rescue Training considered an asset, however complete training will be provided by Trylon.
  • Working knowledge of fall protection practices and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of winch operations and ability to read winch and gin pole load charts. Familiar with gin pole working procedures.
  • This role requires heavy lifting, manual dexterity and proficient use of installation tools.
  • Must be able to travel away from home and out of province
  • Must be comfortable working at heights of up to 500 feet and greater, handling tools.

Trylon TSF Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages resumes from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for showing an interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.