1+ months

Tower Climbing Technician

Bratunac, District of Columbia

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons in August 2012. Parsons is the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period withtwo 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAAs Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each ofthe FAAs nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supportsthis contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work. The mission of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is to provide the safest, most efficient aviation system in the world. In line with this mission, the FAAprovides the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS)the largest, busiest, most complex, and technologically advancedaviation operation in the worldwith the infrastructure to support all air operations within the United States and certainoceanic areas.

Parsons provides the U.S. government with qualified personnel to solve the toughest engineering, intelligence, informationtechnology, facility, environmental, and security challenges. Our staff is engaged in mission-critical, homeland security,installation/base optimization, range sustainability, space exploration, unexploded ordnance cleanup, missile defense,and disaster relief programs both domestically and around the globe. We excel in meeting mission expectations. Parsonsmakes the world a safer place.

Tower Climbing Technicians inspect and make minor repairs, install or maintain mobile or stationary radio transmitting, broadcasting, and receiving equipment, and two-way radio communications systems used on FAA towers. May test and analyze network coverage. They also climb communication towers to install, replace, or repair antennas or auxiliary equipment used to transmit and receive radio waves.

Other tasks include:

  • Perform maintenance or repair work on existing tower equipment, using hand or power tools.
  • Read work orders, blueprints, plans, datasheets or site drawings to determine work to be done.
  • Inspect completed work to ensure all hardware is tight, antennas are level, hangers are properly fastened, proper support is in place, or adequate weather proofing has been installed.
  • Bolt equipment into place, using hand or power tools.
  • Test operation of tower transmission components, using sweep testing tools or software.
  • Lift equipment into position, using cranes and rigging tools or equipment, such as gin poles.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Tower climbing experience in a plus.
  • Must be able to meet customer security requirements. A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.

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Ready for action? Were looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and dont hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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Posted: 2020-04-28 Expires: 2020-08-02

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Tower Climbing Technician

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Bratunac, District of Columbia

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