Field Service Technician (Towers) (LMR, COMMS)

San Diego, CA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: Yes, 50% of the time
  • Clearance: Suitability
  • Req ID: 2024-3523


Job Summary:

RiverTech is looking for a Field Service Technician to work in Sandiego, CA. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!]

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform testing of sites with test equipment when performing maintenance and/or repairs.

  • Perform installation of antennas, microwave dishes/systems, mounts, cable ladders, cable, and other supporting devices.

  • Install equipment, fiber, coax, Ethernet and supporting devices on towers and shelters according to industry standards.

  • Analyze tower sites and identify deficiencies/areas that require correction/repair.

  • Perform routine and special circumstance tower maintenance as instructed by the local CBP Supervisor when required.

  • Assist in new tower construction, tower decommissioning and tower modification.

  • Operate articulating man lifts and heights up to 200 feet.

  • Work with Field Support tower technicians to complete installations in a safe, effective manner while performing maintenance tasks.

  • Ensure that Job Hazard Assessment (JHA) requirements and pre-climb check lists are identified, documented, and followed as directed by ITTD’s Technical Representative.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduated High School or GED.

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience working as a field service specialist with tower climber/tower worker experience, performing tower maintenance and antenna/equipment installation on towers.

  • Experience working as a tower climber / tower worker with at least 5 climbs of towers greater than 200 ft. in height. Able to climb towers and structures up to 600 feet high.

  • Experience in working as a tower climber/tower worker on energized towers and be equipped to perform tasks on towers of various sizes.

  • Certified (or able to be certified) in accordance with OSHA Regulations and ANSI/TIA Standards.

  • Holds (or able to obtain) a Comtrain Competent Climber/Rescuer certification.

  • Must meet OSHA Regulations and ANSI/TIA Standards.

  • Ability to climb ladders and steep staircases.

  • Ability to work in remote and challenging locations including, but not limited to rooftops, confined spaces, and all types of geographic locations.

  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

  • Must be able to pass a DHS Customs and Border Protections Background Investigation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active Security Clearance.

  • Experience with at least 5 climbs on energized towers.

  • Current DHS Customs and Border Protections Background Investigation.

  • Experience working for DHS Customs and Border Protections as a tower climber or technician.

  • Experience repairing and maintaining P25 infrastructure equipment.

  • Experience in microwave backhaul, analyzing tower sites and identifying deficiencies/areas that require correction/repair.

Pay & Benefits:

  • Salary Range: $65,000 – $78,000 – The salary offered to the successful candidate will be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications, work experience, and their ability to meet the known requirements of the position as determined at the time of hire. Job location will also be a factor in determining the salary offered.

  • Benefits: The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits.

  • Paid Leave: Paid Time Off (PTO) is offered to regular full-time and part-time employees.