Rigger - Wireless Telecommunications
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Work type: Full time fixed term
Location: Australia - South Australia - Adelaide
Categories: Trades and Services, Telecommunications
Visionstream provides telecommunications and ICT services across Australia and New Zealand, focused on design, construction, operations and maintenance for carriers, government, channel partners and enterprise industry segments. With a heritage in design, construction and maintenance services, Visionstream is a trusted partner to leading telecommunication and ICT network providers, and industries who rely on mission-critical infrastructure.
We are also proud to be part of Ventia, one Australia's largest services businesses providing comprehensive support and management services to clients across the resources, telecommunications, transport, energy, water, health and industrial sectors. Ventia is structured for growth across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and New Caledonia.
About the role
Reporting to the Lead Rigger, this position will be working with our experienced crew on major Installation and modifications of existing Co-Lo and Greenfield telecommunications sites for various carriers across major mobile and broadcast projects throughout SA.
The role will see you responsible for:
Upgrading/ Modifying existing wireless telecommunications sites including mobile and Broadcast
Working @ heights and Installation of mobile/broadcast antenna systems, RRU, feeders, and Microwave Links
Installation/Erection of steelwork, monopoles, towers, etc as required on both Greenfield and Brown Field sites
PIM testing, sweep testing, distance to fault, terminating feeders, birdproofing and waterproofing connectors.
Installation and maintenance of antenna and feeder cables on monopoles and towers
Checking, maintain and operating equipment in accordance with the requirements of safety, efficiency and calibration procedures
Rigging and general work, as required by the company
Skills and experience required:
3+ years previous telecommunications rigging experience (essential)
Experience with earthing requirements
Working at heights and Perform Tower rescue certified with the ability to comfortably operate at heights regularly (i.e. climbing up to 80 metres). Previous climbing experience is essential
Solid knowledge of telecommunication rigging techniques and best practice
A current Certificate in Rigging (Basic minimum)
RadHaz EME Awareness
Broadcast Experience is desirable.
Preferred MR or HR License
Demonstrated knowledge of safe work practice
Must be flexible – Working away from home and weekends is essential
What Visionstream can offer
You will be joining a team of experienced professionals in this specialised role and enjoy the benefits of working for a services business which is the largest of its kind in the country.
We celebrate and embrace diversity across our business - diversity in background, age, gender, skills, experience and thought. We believe in the value that diversity brings to our business and encourage applications from a diverse range of individuals.
Apply today to join an organisation that delivers innovative, safety-focused and performance driven solutions that can provide genuine opportunities for growth and development of your career.
For further information regarding this position please contact Andy Lin Andy.Lin@visionstream.com.au
N.B. We respectfully request no agency approaches
Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time 06 Mar 2019
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
05 Apr 2019
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