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POST DATE 10/10/2017
END DATE 12/29/2017

SBA Communications Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Join our Commitment to "Building Better Wireless"

Please apply or text keyword Towersba to 313131

SBA Communications Corporation (SBA) is a leading independent owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure across North, Central and South America. We offer outstanding opportunities for professional growth to individuals who are committed to excellence and continuous improvement; and we respect the diversity of our employees, customers, business partners and the communities in which we do business. If you aspire to be part of an organization that is bringing the benefits of wireless voice and data to the world then we'd like to speak to you.

Founded in 1989, our mission is to be our customers' first-choice provider of wireless infrastructure solutions and we achieve this by setting the standard for customer satisfaction, focusing on industry leadership, developing innovative business strategies, providing financial strength and supporting empowered, engaged employees. We generate revenue from two primary businesses - site leasing and site development services. Our size, experience, capabilities and resources make us a preferred partner for wireless service providers both domestically and internationally. With anticipated ongoing, dynamic growth in wireless traffic (in particular data and video), we expect to lead the way in providing innovative business strategies and continuous improvement to our network infrastructure.

Are you ready to join an inclusive work environment and contribute to our dynamic teams* We value and look for talented people who "Seek and Achieve Excellence" in all that they do.

Vision Statement:

To be the most respected organization in our industry by our customers, employees, shareholders and communities.

Guiding Principles:

*Integrity: Collectively we maintain a firm adherence to the highest moral and ethical standards.
*Work Ethic: We take pride in working hard and expect each other to go the extra mile to achieve our collective goals.
*Ownership Mindset: We are excellent stewards of our financial resources and actively manage as we would for our own money.
*Quality: We do it right the first time. Doing it right includes exceeding expectations, safety, timeliness and an exemplary work product.
*Customer Service: We strive to provide our customers - internal and external with extraordinary value and to help them to achieve their business objectives.
*Innovation: We continuously strive to improve by looking for new, efficient and effective ways to do business.
*Collegiality: We are collaborative and enjoy each other's company. We work hard to make those around us a success and we interact with each other in a positive and respectful manner. Teamwork is a key to our success.


Supervise and perform construction duties on a daily basis ensuring quality construction for expedited commercial deployment of services. Supervise subcontractors and job site personnel to complete scope of work assigned.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

* Inspect and approve all sub-contractor's work.
* Schedule and coordinate with all local authorities for required inspections.
* Complete work in a timely and efficient manner by planning, prioritizing and mobilizing staff, materials and subcontractors to meet progression schedule.
* Ensure Construction Supervisor is apprised of construction progress, concerns and deviations from plans or established schedule.
* Identify all materials and other resources needed to complete project.
* Coordinate resources to meet construction schedules.
* Coordinate delivery and off-loading of towers, materials, generators and shelters.
* Identify construction "punch list" of items to be remedied and ensure they are completed prior to customer s inspection.
* Finalize all inspections to close project.
* Assign tasks to fellow crew members and perform civil or tower construction activities such as (These preceding items are civil construction activities), stacking towers, testing, positioning antennas, installing antennas, running coax, etc.
* Ensure tasks assigned to crew are completed in timely, quality manner.
* Train and assist employees in completing tasks. Professionally interact with client s representatives.
* May maintain and enforce all SBA and OSHA safety practices, perform daily jobsite safety inspections on equipment prior to operation. Immediately stops work when unsafe work practices or conditions exist.
* Must be able to work overtime to include Saturdays, Sundays and evening hours.
* Must be able to satisfactorily complete all aspects of SBA s Tower U training classes.
* Other projects and duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

* Supervises journeyman, apprentice and helpers.
* Assign duties, instruct, review, plan/schedule and coordinate work for the above employees.


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 or GED required.
*3+ years tower construction background required.
*At least 1 year of Supervisory experience.
*Must be computer proficient, having demonstrated intermediate knowledge and ability to work with MS Word and Excel.
*Able to read blueprints, details and specifications.
*Cald-weld or other thermo-weld training helpful.
*Knowledge of Test Equipment, Sweep, PIM & Fiber, Certification in each Preferred.
*Knowledge of standard knots, Pass N.A.T.E. Tower Climbers Exam.
*Successfully complete SBA Tower U and TS&R Training.

Language Skills:

*Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

Mathematical Skills:

*Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:
*Ability to solve practical problems and deal with variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
*Valid Drivers License required.
*Must be able to meet SBA MVR criteria with approved driver status.
*Valid (Medical Examiners Certificate DOT Card) required.
*OSHA Certification can be obtained via successful completion of SBA Tower U training class.

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 hear, understand and respond appropriately to verbal requests made in person and over the telephone.
*Visual ability correctable to 20/20.
*Ability to operate a Commercial Motor Vehicle.
*Standing 90% of the day.
*Ability to respond verbally in an understandable, professional manner in person and over the telephone.
*Ability to stoop and bend.
*Ability to reach and stretch.
*Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
*Ability to walk, stand, bend and climb.
*Ability to work on job site in remote location for extended periods of time.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

SBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of SBA to not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, creed, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status and to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified individuals..