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Careers Riggers / PICWs

Job Title: Rigger

Department: Operations

Reporting To: Operations Manager

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Installs various antenna and transmission lines along with ancillary equipment on communication structures.
  • Ensures proper inspection and use of personal safety equipment.
  • Ensures that all company equipment is well maintained and in safe operating condition.
  • Identifies and selects, cables, ropes, blocks and tackle by weight and size of load to be moved.
  • Conducts inventory inspections and sorts received materials on site.
  • Installs various antenna mounts.
  • Performs plumb and tension guyed structures.
  • Installs various antenna and transmission line systems on towers, roof tops and other structures which include the following activities:
    • 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.
    • Performing microwave antenna alignment.
  • Installs various ancillary items including:
    • Wave-guide bridge for transmission lines
    • Ice guards on tower to protect dishes
    • Anti-climbs and fall arrest systems
    • Lighting systems
    • Grounding systems
  • Gives direction to Crane Operators engaged in hoisting and moving loads, to ensure the safety of others and material handled.
  • Follows all Trylon TSF safety policies and procedures, and ensures others adhere to the same.
  • Trains Junior Staff
  • Complete Sweep and PIM testing of feeders.
  • Uploading of handover documentation

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Has 2 or more years experience as a competent telecommunications technician.
  • Must be comfortable working at heights.
  • Must be familiar with tower erection, antenna and transmission line systems on towers, rooftops and other structures.
  • Must be able to read blue print and assembly drawings.
  • Must hold current fall arrest and high angel rescue certifications.
  • Must be physically fit be able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Able and willing to work outdoors in varying weather conditions.
  • Must be able and willing to travel for extended periods of time.
  • Work well on a team.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to learn quickly and follow instructions carefully.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must take first aid certification course.
  • Minimum completion of high school education or equivalent.
  • Must be eligible to work in Ireland.

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