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Velex Small Cell Foreman in Centennial, Colorado

Velex, Inc. is hiring a Small Cell Foreman in Centennial, CO market.

Who We're Looking For:

Velex is currently looking for a Small Cell Foreman to join our growing team. The Small Cell Foreman will be responsible of installations of small cell sites on various types of poles as well as test, analyze and troubleshoot problems within the wireless network sites with minimal guidance for tasks performed. They routinely work with all outside contractors, inspectors and departments within the company to complete work assignments on all equipment to include microwave, antennas, poles, fiber, coax cabling and associated equipment. They develop and maintain a positive company image and provide a strong example for crew members for quality, safety, and professionalism.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead and manage multiple groups of 2-3 crew members and mentor and train junior team members

  • Manage multiple sites at the same time

  • Perform general construction of small cell sites to include, but not limited to: site layout, clearing, excavation, concrete foundations/slabs, site assembly, trenching/conduit installation, H-frames, temporary fencing, aggregate roads/compounds, cabinet placement, wiring, securing, maintenance/repair, and other tasks in accordance with specified work orders

  • Operation of a boom truck, crane work, set light poles, know proper rigging

  • Follow proper safety procedures when using electrical test and communications equipment

  • Evaluate the job sites and communications equipment, and secures and protects as required knowledge of antennas and polarization patterns and factors affecting bandwidth and gain/loss of antennas and spectrums

  • Fully test an antenna/line system as required via PIM or Sweep; set azimuth and setting RETs

  • Follow detailed method of procedures (MOP) and practices to perform maintenance on equipment

  • Interpret the alarm conditions on the network and implement repairs and restoration plans to ensure minimal service disruption and impact to the customer.

  • Pickup/Deliver supplies, tools, equipment, cabinets, batteries, etc., via company vehicle (towing trailer if applicable)

  • Responsible for the upkeep of all company-issued tools and equipment

  • Maintains and submits complete and accurate files/logs/pictures/reports as determined by supervisor and/or other management personnel

  • Develops and maintains a positive company image, both internally with fellow employees and with customers

  • Provides superior customer service, ensuring all essential job functions are performed in a timely, efficient, accurate, and safe manner

  • Adhere to all driving requirements as determined by State and Federal regulations

  • Adhere to all Company and industry (i.e., OSHA) standards/regulations

  • Vehicle remains clean and presentable at all times

  • Other duties as assigned

The Qualities You Possess:

  • Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

  • Being a team player in the truest sense, with an ability to develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals. Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.

  • The ability to maintain a desired level of quality in your work, especially by means of attention to every stage of the process of delivery or production.

The Skills and Background You'll Bring:

  • Experience with and the ability to perform elevated work with a 50 lb. load

  • Experience with and the ability to work on a ladder or bucket truck

  • Experience with Small Cell site construction preferred

  • Able to crouch, kneel, and twist throughout the work day

  • Able to reach, grasp and climb with both hands

  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, and drive or ride in a truck for long periods of time

  • Travel Requirements: Must be available to travel up to 100% for weeks at a time if required

  • Flexible to work shift work to include maintenance window and weekends if needed

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with an MVR record that classifies you as insurable if required to drive and the ability to drive long distances on and off road and to tow trailers

  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical if required to drive

  • Must be able to pass a drug and background test

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, regulations, instruction manuals, blueprints, and specifications

  • Local to the market

  • Periodic air travel will be required

  • Good oral and written communications skills and the ability to speak, write and read English

  • Strong leadership, reporting skills to team and market leads and ability to lead a team a must

  • 3+ years of experience with wireless telecommunication site construction

  • Extensive experience with wireless telecom technologies including fiber optics, coax cable, carrier adds, LTE and 5G preferred

  • DAS experience is a plus

  • Highly skilled at installation, testing, maintaining, and troubleshooting network systems as they relate to equipment installation and failure

  • Experience testing and working with Fiber

  • PIM and sweep certification strongly preferred

  • OSHA Safety standards certification is preferred (will provide training)

Please Note: This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due to the changing nature of the job is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice.

This position is Non-Exempt based on the FLSA laws. Our company uses E-verify and third party background check services during the hiring process.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Time Type:

Full time

Employment Type:

Regular

We are the future of Telecom.

Deploying 5G networks faster, cheaper and more efficiently while maintaining excellent safety. We are the hard working, courageous industry leading professionals who bring Telecom to life. Our expertise and knowledge enables us to be agile, adaptable and flexible to meet your needs so we can collaboratively deliver the future of 5G and beyond.

Whether you are expanding geographically with new site and network builds, or require existing network maintenance, we have the ability to upgrade and enhance your company now.

At Velex we are powering progress.

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