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Senior Tower Rigger

Senior Tower Rigger

Tridon Communications – Saskatoon, SK

Job description

Tridon Communications is growing! We are seeking a Senior Tower Rigger to join our Tridon Team in Saskatoon, SK.

Job Summary:

The Senior Tower Rigger is responsible for building and maintaining communication towers, the safe installation of steel structures and wireless communication components, performing general ground procedures associated with installation, concrete foundations, plum & tension, crane direction, working with various antenna and transmission lines, identifying and selecting appropriate equipment for specific installations, and climbing and working on poles, towers, and ladders or other support structures up to 500 feet.

What You’ll Do:

  • Building and maintaining communication towers,
  • Safe installation of steel structures and wireless communication components,
  • Performing general procedures associated with installation,
  • Working with various antenna and transmission lines,
  • Laying foundational concrete,
  • Climbing and working on poles, towers, and ladders or other support structures up to 500 feet,

What you’ll Bring:

  • Minimum 5+ years in lead hand or senior role,
  • Someone who has a proven track record of working at heights,
  • Experience swapping out various electronic communication equipment,
  • Experience working with Gin poles,
  • Experience with Steel work,
  • Experience in Crane direction and Zoom Booms,
  • Experience working with hand and power tools and various electronic test equipment,
  • Someone who has experience working in a highly safety sensitive environment,

Must Haves:

  • Safety First Mindset
  • Valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Operator’s License with a clean driving record within the last 5 years (non-GDL)
  • Ability to pass pre-access drug and alcohol testing for access to client site,
  • Highschool Diploma,
  • Ability to travel throughout Saskatchewan for extended periods of time,
  • Physically fit and able to climb up to 500 Feet
  • Ability to work safely in hazardous environments,
  • Fluent in English written and verbal communications,
  • Team Player

Physical Demands:

  • Able to lift and carry up to 50lbs without assistance through a work shift,
  • Ability to work at heights for extended periods of time in all types of weather,
  • Ability to safely and properly operate motor vehicles up to ¾ ton pickup,
  • Able to work regular shifts of up to 12 hours

Tridon Offers:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Company paid benefits
  • Up to 2% Company matched RRSP
  • Up to 5 additional paid days off for Years of Service
  • On the job training
  • Manufacturer provided training
  • Opportunity to advance and grow with a rapidly growing company

About Us:

Tridon Communications is a full solution Telecom Systems Integrator with CSA certification and licensed by APEGA. Our Engineering, Service, Data Communications, Security and Tower Divisions collaborate with customers to build custom solutions for all of their wireless communication needs. We have been supplying communication products and services to Alberta industry since 1981. We operate ten service shops in Fort McMurray, Edmonton, Edson, Hinton, Calgary, Athabasca, Saskatoon & Terrace British Columbia.


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