RF Technician (West Coast)

Airtower Networks, a leading wireless provider and named One of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies by Inc. 2019, delivers total managed services for smart buildings and mobile connectivity. We are looking for a DAS/In-Building Wireless Technician to join our West Coast Deployment Team. If you’re looking for a career with a fast growing company that’s invested in your personal development, a solid compensation package, and a huge opportunity to move up within an organization, see job description below and apply.

Job Description:

  • Experience with testing and optimization of the in-building Public Safety networks with strong background with the Public Safety BDA integration
  • Expert at completing Sweep, PIM, and Fiber testing.
  • Installing DAS wireless equipment; antennas, coaxial, CAT 5/6/7 cable, fiber optic,, etc
  • Hands-on experience with the DAS OEMs (JMA, CommScope, SOLiD, etc)
  • Fusion Splicing and Fiber OTDR Testing.
  • Keeping stakeholders, including clients, informed of progress of installation
  • Provide detailed project daily status and testing reports to management and the project team
  • Mentoring and leading less experienced technicians
  • Perform audits to fix parameter/configuration issues in the network
  • Analyzes internal and external benchmarking and third-party test results and implements solutions to improve results and meet KPI objectives
  • Works with Field engineers to troubleshoot issues in the field to validate performance and perform workarounds when necessary
  • Responds quickly to critical system impacting issues and works with various teams to resolve as soon as possible

Skillsets Needed:

  • 3+ years in a hands-on-capacity implementing in-building Wireless Systems such as WiFi, DAS, In-Building Public Safety & Small Cell networks
  • Read and understand design plans to ensure smooth deployment of systems.
  • Fiber and coax installation, testing and troubleshooting experience
  • Basic Electrical knowledge including open/closed circuits, grounding etc.
  • Basic Radio knowledge including wireless frequency bands, power measurements and wireless protocols (CDMA, UMTS, LTE, GSM, WLAN, etc.)
  • Have a valid driver’s license with access to transportation
  • Strong analytic, interpersonal, and communication skills are required
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
  • Works independently on routine research and reporting functions
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • You must be located in Los Angeles, CA

​Certifications & Qualifications Preferred In One Or More Of The Following:

  • Comba
  • Safecom
  • Corning MobileAccess
  • Andrew Commscope
  • SOLiD
  • ADRF
  • Tyco/TE Connectivity
  • JMA Wireless – Teko
  • Anritsu / Kaelus

Working Conditions:

This position will work on-site project sites with exposure to heavy equipment and construction environments and requires the lifting of material and/or equipment which may be heavy. Travel is required within the Los Angeles metropolitan area and California. You will work on-site at project sites 90% of the time. The position will start on a 1099 contract to permanent terms, with the initial 3 months as a 1099 contractor.

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