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We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Tower Climber joining our team to support wireless activities in WA.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Tower Climber, you will be trusted to perform installation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications systems. In this role, a typical day will include:
Installs, maintains and repairs voice, data and wireless communications systems.
Maintains telecommunications equipment and installs, rearranges and removes equipment and associated wiring.
Interprets service orders, circuit diagrams, and electrical schematics.
Tests, locates, and repairs equipment problems associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance.
Verifies work order information and receipt of all necessary equipment and information.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
Participates in special projects as required.
Required Qualifications, Experience, and Skills
High school diploma or GED
0-1+ years of related experience in the field.
Must be willing to work long hours outside in the elements to include heat/cold/precipitation/freezing temps climbing a cell tower at height of approximately 200 feet in a full body harness suspended at varying heights for up to 10 hours.
This job requires frequent travel and overnight stays near the work location. The ideal candidate is willing to travel to various work locations throughout the assigned geographic territory and stay overnight to compete assignments at company expense.
6 -8 weeks work rotation on depending on weather and then 1 week off (2 weekends)
Must have the ability to multi task and communicate effectively.
Candidates are required to complete General Dynamics training before working in the field (CPR, First Aid Training, RF Awareness, and Climbing/Rigging Certifications).
Candidates must be willing to travel 100% of the time. Travel will be within the state of Washington and/or Oregon.
Prior Tower Climbing experience.
Experience with Verizon, or other wireless carrier installations
About Our Work
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.