Careers – Congruex


Top Hand

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Top Hand
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Phoenix,  AZ
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Job Title:                           Top Hand  
Business Unit:                 A&M Communications, a Congruex Company
Department:                   Construction
Reports To:                     
Employment Status:      Full Time- Hourly
Primary Location:           Phoenix, AZ                                    
We will determine salary based on skills and experience in relation to the function of the role, as well as equity to any other employees in the same or similar role.
Company Profile:
Networks Built Better.
Congruex is a multi-national organization that specializes in broadband network construction and engineering.  We support some of the largest service providers in the United States with a footprint that extends across the nation.  Our turn-key design and build solutions allow our customers to deliver more data, more bandwidth, and ultimately support more devices for their end users.
Our diverse self-perform capabilities allow us to deliver high quality telecommunications and utility solutions with efficiency as one combined end-to-end business.
Congruex is a growing collection of subsidiary operating units.  Our unified vision is to be the nation’s largest end-to-end provider of network design, engineering, construction, and maintenance for broadband operators.  We are One Congruex.
Our Mission & Values
It is our mission to satisfy our customers by providing the expertise, technology, and resources necessary to build better networks.
Congruex is committed to the overall health, wellness, and safety of our people.  We support diversity, inclusion, and the right to live freely with mutual respect.
These values are ingrained in our core values of GRIT.
At Congruex, GRIT is an acronym for guts, reliability, improvement, and teamwork – having the GUTS to do the right thing, being RELIABLE to deliver what we promise, IMPROVING ourselves every day, and embracing TEAMWORK together as One Congruex.
A&M Communications, a Congruex Company
Founded in 2017, A&M Communications (A&M) offers a suite of fully integrated telecommunications services for major wireless network carriers, tower operators, and telecommunications technology providers across the country. A&M’s core tower services are tower modification, new site development, tower decommissioning, and equipment modernization. They also offer underground trenching and installation of fiber optic. A&M is headquartered in Boring, Oregon and focused on the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountain, and Texas regions.
Job Summary:
This position will be responsible for assisting the foreman in developing and planning complete site builds (as it pertains to the scope of work). Share ultimate responsibility for quality of SOW deliverable. Assist foreman in identifying change orders, obstacles, and safety concerns that may impede SOW timeline. Back up tower foreman when on the ground. Have a solid understanding of color coding, weatherproofing, grounding, etc. (as it pertains, to the SOW).
Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • Receive assignments and deploy to cell site locations to install, commission, and integrate UMTS & LTE equipment.
  • Working knowledge of OEM Base Station and Small Cell equipment including routers, switches, and power systems.
  • Integration and commissioning of smart integrated access devices and optical baseband interfaces
  • Hands-on experience with copper and fiber testing such as sweep testing, OTDR, and PIM testing
  • Skilled at troubleshooting issues from the edge to the core of a network
  • Upgrade BTS equipment to current software levels and install licenses. Create and load scripts using specialized management software.
  • May be required to provide support to troubleshoot system upon request of the customer
  • Responsible to pick-up OEM equipment from customer or company warehouse location and care for, scan and report on equipment disposition.
  • Complete and deliver site completion report within deadline.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • 1 – 3 years LTE & UMTS integration experience required.
  • Knowledgeable in cabling (RF installation, climbing, coax connectors, fiber testing experience, and other advanced technologies.
  • Understanding quality and safety procedures
  • Must understand rigging
  • Knowledge of and understanding the basic functions of test equipment
  • Test & turn-up experience preferred
  • Capstan operations
  • Crane/signaling
  • Ability to represent company with professionalism.
  • Ability to work within maintenance window hours as scheduled based on project scope and adhere reliably to the schedule.
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as operating/maintenance/procedures instructions and safety rules.
  • Ability to travel within a region, market or out of market on a project basis.
  • Comfortable working outdoors in all types of weather throughout the year.
  • Ability to use technical skills to work independently and within a team and execute responsibilities as well as solve problems.
  • Ability to utilize and care for company vehicle and expensive test equipment.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs and climb a 12 ft ladder.
  • Computer and MS Office proficient
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Basic hand tools
  • Associates Degree in electronics and communication engineering or related field preferred. High school diploma and equivalent related experience considered.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

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