Microwave Tower Technician
Posted on 3/22/2024
DRW

1,001-5,000 employees

Diversified global trading and investment leveraging technology.
Company Overview
DRW stands out for its diversified approach to trading and investment, leveraging technology, research, and risk management across multiple asset classes and global markets. The company fosters a culture of high expectations and continuous learning, offering the dynamism of a startup with the stability of an established firm. Employees are encouraged to solve complex problems, with their efforts duly recognized and rewarded, making DRW a compelling place to work for those seeking intellectual stimulation and professional growth.
Quantitative Finance
Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2001

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

20%

2 year growth

45%
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Electrical Engineering
Power Systems Engineering
RF and Microwave Engineering
Telecommunications Engineering
Requirements
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role climbing and working on microwave technology
  • Must be capable of working and being on-call on extended working hours, including evenings and weekends
  • All industry required certifications to climb, install equipment on and maintain all sites and towers forming the network
  • Experience with path alignment and troubleshooting of millimeter wave links
  • Experience with spectrum analyzers, bit error rate testers
  • Experience with electrical work, including grounding, breaker installation, power cabling and conduit work following normal safety protocols
  • Comfortable with computers and productivity applications (documents, spreadsheets, email, chat, presentations)
  • Valid US driver’s license
  • Responsibility to keep all required training/certifications up to date
  • Scripting and programming skills a plus
  • CPR/Basic First Aid training required
  • OSHA 10 minimum, OSHA 30 a plus
Responsibilities
  • Perform work on towers and rooftops including line and antenna installation, grounding/electrical tasks, path alignments and troubleshooting
  • Respond quickly and effectively to resolve all trouble tickets, following applicable policies and standards within established time frames
  • Keep team lead well-informed about operational and maintenance issues associated with sites, suggesting improvements to standards as needed
  • Assist in project budgeting and schedule estimating, internally and with external contractors and vendors
  • Safely operate all supporting equipment, including vehicles and rigging tools
  • Contribute to keeping site documentation up to date