Riggers and Rigging Team Leader

Dublin, DUBLIN

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full-Time Permanent
Travel Required

Job Description

Riggers and Rigging Team Leaders

Job Title: PICW Riggers and Riggers

Department: Operations

Reporting to: Operations Manager

Job Summary:

Rigging PICW and riggers for the building and upgrading of telecommunication sites in line with customer requirements and standard. Responsible for leading a rigging crew to complete builds within timeframes, budgets and adherence to all health and safety requirements.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Installs various antenna and transmission lines along with auxiliary equipment on communication structures.
  • Ensures proper inspection and use of personal safety equipment.
  • Ensures that all company equipment is well maintained and in safe operating condition.
  • Identifies and selects, cables, ropes, blocks and tackle by weight and size of load to be moved.
  • Conducts inventory inspections and sorts received materials on site.
  • Installs various antenna mounts.
  • Performs plumb and tension guyed structures.
  • Installs various antenna and transmission line systems on towers, roof tops and other structures which include the following activities:
    • Assembling and installation of various types of antennas
    • Running all transmission lines up the tower
    • Installing connectors on transmission lines along with hoisting grips, hangers and ground kits.
    • Adjusting antennas on tower with the correct azimuth and tilts.
    • Performing microwave antenna alignment.
  • Installs various ancillary items including:
    • Wave-guide bridge for transmission lines
    • Ice guards on tower to protect dishes
    • Anti-climbs and fall arrest systems
    • Lighting systems
    • Grounding systems
  • Gives direction to Crane Operators engaged in hoisting and moving loads, to ensure the safety of others and material handled.
  • Follows all company and customer safety policies and procedures, and ensures others adhere to the same.
  • Trains Junior Staff
  • Complete Sweep and PIM testing of feeders.
  • Uploading of handover documentation in a timely manner

Job Requirements
Skills & Experience Required:

Familiar working on Eir, Vodafone and Three networks
Must be comfortable working at heights.
Must be familiar with tower erection, antenna and transmission line systems on towers, rooftops and other structures.
Must be able to read blue print and assembly drawings.
Must hold current fall arrest and high angel rescue certifications.
Must be physically fit be able to lift up to 50lbs.
Able and willing to work outdoors in varying weather conditions.
Must be able and willing to travel for extended periods of time.
Work well on a team.
Good communication and organizational skills.
Must be able to learn quickly and follow instructions carefully.
Possess a valid driver’s license
Must take first aid certification course.
Minimum completion of high school education or equivalent.
Must be eligible to work in Ireland.

Previous experience working on Huawei, Ericsson and Nokia equipment
Rooftop accreditation
Working at heights
Tower rescue
Garda Clearance
ESB inducted
Annamarie Burke