SC Department of Public Safety Tower Technician in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, installs, maintains and inspects the SCETV towers. Plans, organizes and performs maintenance as required on all SCETV owned towers, wire attachment points and tower foundations. Inspects tower grounding system (above ground) and determines proper corrosion control requirements for all towers. Insures that all towers are in compliance with all FAA, FCC, EIA/TIA, OSHA and ANSI, and ASTM rules and regulations.

Establishes an adequate routine maintenance program for grounds care at each guyed tower site.

Serves as technical advisor for new tower construction, upgrading of existing towers and dismantling and moving existing towers.

Orders parts, supplies and tools as required. Periodically inspects tools and equipment and orders replacements as necessary.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

An associate degree in electronics and related experience.

A valid Commercial (Class A) Driver's License.

Tower Climbing Certification.

Preferred Qualifications

An associate's degree in electronics and three (3) years of certified tower climbing experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Comments

**This posting is for three (3) positions: 60003468, 60003331 and 61081647. There will be one qualified applicant pool from which the positions will be filled by the top 3 candidates. Any applicant who applied for a previously posted Tower Technician job and who wishes to be considered for one of the currently posted jobs will need to re-apply.

Incumbent in this position must possess or obtain both of the following within the first six (6) months of employment: **

  • a valid Commercial (Class A) Driver's License and
  • a valid Tower Climbing certification

Salary: $32,838.00 - $60,760.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 78382

Closing: Continuous

Class Code: BA65

Position Number: See Additional Comments Section

Pay Band: Band 5

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Please complete the State employment application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Agency: State of South Carolina Educational Television Commission

Address: 1041 George Rogers Boulevard Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-737-3249