SBA Communications Tower Asset Technician – TDI (Project Based) in Dallas, Texas

Tower Asset Technician – TDI (Project Based) in Dallas, TX at SBA

Date Posted:8/20/2018

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:


  • Location:

Dallas, TX

  • Job Type:

Network Operations

  • Experience:

Not Specified

  • Date Posted:


Job Description

Are you ready to join an inclusive work environment, contribute to our dynamic teams and "Seek and Achieve Excellence" in all you do? We are SBA Communications, (SBA) a leading independent owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure across North, Central and South America. Our mission is to be our customers' first-choice provider of wireless infrastructure solutions.

As a member of our team, you will be inspired by our Guiding Principles; Integrity, Work Ethic, Ownership Mindset, Quality, Customer Service, Innovation and Collegiality. If you are challenged by the opportunity to stretch and grow yourself and your career, then SBA Communications can help you “Reach New Heights”.

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The Tower Asset Technician position will be project based for twelve months at minimum and is specific to SBA Communications’ TDI Project. The individual in this position will be responsible for helping to maintain and protect the physical Tower Assets for SBA Communications, utilizing technology to gather data and perform routine site inspections. These efforts will help ensure regulatory compliance for our assets including lighting and safety systems. This will be accomplished by responding to incidents and tickets assigned to given geographic areas, therefore encompassing significant local travel in a company assigned vehicle. This position primarily supports internal customers and will act as a back up to other technicians in a larger geographical area.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in ensuring structural integrity and regulatory compliance for all assigned assets through photo and video collection.

  • Read site plans and tower drawings.

  • Perform periodic inspections in accordance with company policies, standards and procedures. Identify and ensure that major inspection discrepancies are reported to management, corrected in a timely manner and that the field data they collect is entered into appropriate systems.

  • Collect physical asset data in an efficient and cost-effective manner and follow standards related to getting this data into various databases.

  • Work effectively cross-functionally to identify and resolve compliance issues. Respond quickly and effectively to resolve NOTAM, monitoring system issues in accordance with company established policies, standards and procedures.

  • Comply with quality assurance programs as required.

  • Keep Manager well informed regarding operational and maintenance issues associated with their assigned sites. Maintain and communicate a site problems list within trouble ticketing system including the resolution plans for each.

  • Occasional operation of drone/UAS.

  • Monitor and report material usage in order to maintain adequate truck supplies.

  • Provide immediate support service during emergency issues and incident response situations.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • Associates degree, two year technical degree or equivalent military/special electronics training experience strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated understanding of computer basics.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and/ or governmental regulations

  • Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence and memos.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area, and volume.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Driver’s License required

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

  • Ability to stoop and bend.

  • Ability to stand, walk and sit.

  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • Ability to reach with hands and arms.

  • Ability to hear, understand and respond appropriately to verbal requests made in person and over the telephone.

  • Visual ability correctable to 20/20.

  • Ability to respond verbally in an understandable, professional manner in person and over the telephone.

  • Manual dexterity to input data into the computer.

  • Ability to climb ladders.

  • Ability to take professional photographs that will be used as reference proof of completed work.

  • Ability to work nights and weekends, as needed.

  • Ability to travel, including some overnight travel.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Exposure to outdoor weather conditions the majority of the time.

  • Occasional exposure to:

  • wet and humid conditions.

  • extreme cold (non weather) and extreme heat (non weather).

  • fumes or airborne particles, with toxic or caustic chemicals.

  • Risk of electrical shock.

  • Moderate noise level, but can be loud at times.