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If you are looking for a career opportunity that will take you to new heights in the field of telecommunications, consider Patriot Towers.

We provide employees the tools they need to reach the peak of their potential in our industry. We deliver continuous training and support programs that allow for growth and promotion within our ranks. Our leadership is dedicated to motivate and elevate employees through their own experience and commitment to excellence in the workplace. We offer:

• Competitive Wages
• Annual Training
• Certified Safety Program
• Health, Dental and Vision Benefits
• Paid Vacation & Holidays
• 401k Retirement Plan

Current employment openings are listed below along with a convenient online application form at the end of each.

Current Openings

Construction Project Coordinator

Have you thought about a career in the telecommunications industry? Check out Patriot Towers!  We are a full service communications tower company.  What does that mean? It means when it comes to towers, Patriot does it all from site preparation and tower erection to structural modifications and emergency repairs. We are a growing company (500% since 2001!) and have been on the Rochester Top 100 companies several years in a row. We are a local company looking for local talent!

Patriot Towers is looking for a full time Construction Project Coordinator. Our ideal candidate will have 3 or more years’ administrative assistant experience position in a construction environment. You must be willing to work in a growing and expanding office and be a team player!

The Construction Project Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Sales and Project Manager and other management team members. (Please read the complete job description. This is a support position vs a management position.)

Main Responsibilities include:
• Creating, maintaining, organizing, and accurately closing out job files and other necessary documentation for all projects
• Locating best pricing for materials or subcontractors; and managing purchase orders.
• Maintaining accurate and up to date files for subcontractor and vendor information.
• Vendor relationship development
• Working closely with estimator to write up material requisitions.
• Bid Tracking
• Acting as a liaison to project management concerning bids, subcontracting, progress and delays
• Assisting Sales and Project Manager with file organization, contact management, bid walk through preparation, calendar maintenance, and other support as needed.
• Preparing and updating reports, schedules and customer agreements
• May coordinate construction scheduling and communication; and be responsible for estimates and materials
• Contract and Subcontract administration
• Reading and interpreting construction documents to include drawings, bids, schedules, specifications and contracts
• Writing professional business correspondence
• Exceptional organization skills with keen attention to detail, deadlines and accuracy
• Prepare, submit and track all project required paperwork – liens, insurances, Answer, handle, research and place calls for office, and construction projects.
• Cooperates and communicates effectively with the Project Manager/Superintendent and other project participants to provide technical and administrative support
• Issue Contracts, Purchase Orders, etc.
• Maintain contract execution tracking log
• Prepare substantial completion certificates and ensure all required project close out documents are obtained
• Printing plans and specifications. Document management process experience
• Facilitates on-boarding for all new projects: i.e., Contracts, COIs, and permitting
• Assists Project Manager with submittals, rentals, RFI’s, scheduling, and project closeouts.
• Assists Superintendents with any job site related issues that they may have
 
Required Experience:
• Associates degree or equivalent combination of education/training and related experience.
• Three to five years administrative support or related experience.
• Previous construction and/or wireless industry experience desired.
• Technical knowledge helpful in ordering parts.
• Strong computer skills: MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Word.
• Experience with Timberline-SAGE estimating or similar
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the proven ability to work effectively with managers and employees at all levels.
• Excellent multi-tasking skills
• Strong in Excel and general computer programs
• Purchasing knowledge
• Good ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment
• Experience with Timberline-SAGE estimating or similar
• Proven ability to work independently, multi-task, exercise good judgment, and seek additional information as appropriate.
• Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment, meeting deadlines and maintaining accuracy.
• Ability to build strong bonds with employees to foster open, honest and candid communication.
• Ability to communicate effectively with principals, clients, office and field coworkers
• Ability to multi-task and maintain organization in a fast paced, changing environment.
• Ability to successfully operate with ambiguous guidelines.
• Ability to maintain a high degree of motivation in team members to retain focus of providing highest levels of customer satisfaction.
 
For all the solid work you will be doing, Patriot rewards you with a full suite of benefits:
• Health, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
• Life insurance
• Short/Long-term disability
• 401(k) with generous company match
• Paid time off

 

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Electrician

Patriot Towers, Inc. is located in Scottsville, NY and has been serving the wireless industry since its inception; providing wireless telecommunications construction and maintenance services throughout the Northeast. Our experienced long-term employees are the key to our success, included in our diverse talented staff are tower construction and maintenance technicians, skilled civil construction and underground utility crews, master electricians, certified welders, and certified ComTrain tower safety and rescue instructors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


- Read, interpret and execute blueprints and construction drawings
- Assemble, install, test & maintain electrical equipment per customer’s specifications 

- Ability to read electrical schematics and drawings

- Utilize electrical testing equipment

- Maintain thorough knowledge of electrical codes and licensing

- Maintain material inventory on crew truck and warehouse 

- Review all documentation to prepare for installation 

- Determine required installation methods, tools and equipment 

- Capable of site layout according to prints

- Train junior staff members

- Setting of equipment shelters

- Various telecommunication equipment installation

- Ground system installation and testing

- Underground electrical, gas, and telephone services

- Prepare closeout documentation for each phase of the job as completed

- Inspect completed work to ensure that all tasks pertaining to construction were performed to company/customer standards

- Efficiently plan and schedule all work activities

- Utilize all crew members and equipment assigned to you

- Responsible to meet schedule completion dates

- Responsible for the quality of workmanship and safety performed by the crew members

- Ensure all safety standards are adhered to on site

- Hold daily tailgate meetings before beginning work

- Take pictures of all phases of the job completed



Qualifications/General Requirements:


- Journeyman License required

- 1-2 years foreman experience in the wireless industry preferred

- Carrier Specifics working knowledge

- CDL a strong plus

- Must be willing and able to travel overnight as needed

- Good communication skills to lead crew and converse with vendors, customers and managers

- Organized with a strong attention to detail and capable of working with minimum supervision

- Working knowledge of safety standards and regulations



Physical Requirements:

- Must be able to work long hours in outdoor environment

- Direct exposure to sun, heat and cold 

- Working in the presence of RF emissions 

- Walk, stand, bend and climb around facility equipment and on uneven terrain

- Able to lift, carry, push and pull equipment weighing up to 100 lbs with another employee's assistance

- Long trips in vehicle out of town may be required.





Patriot Towers is an Equal Employment Opportunity organization, all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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Cell Tower Technician

Who We Are:

Patriot Towers is a full-service communications tower construction provider in the northeast looking for motivated employees to join our team! Patriot Towers has over 10 years of industry experience and we have been ranked in the Top 100 Rochester companies several years in a row. So, if you are looking for a highly respected communications tower company, Patriot Towers would like to talk to you!

Who We're Looking For:
We are currently hiring for a Cell Tower Technician to work out of our Scottsville, NY location. We require a High School Diploma/GED, with previous telecommunications experience a strong plus, and strong mechanical aptitude. The duties of our technicians include constructing, repairing, installing and maintaining remote sites including towers and underground services.
Tower Techs must be able to adhere to rigid safety standards while ensuring quality work in a fast paced environment. Jobs will include tower sites, mods, microwave (installation, troubleshooting, etc.) field troubleshooting. Also, you may be climbing in excess of 500 ft. in all-weather conditions.

All candidates are subject to pre-employment background and drug screenings, and must be able to meet the physical requirements of the positions. Candidates should have the ability to climb heights greater than 500 feet and must be able to travel overnight during the week and over weekends as needed. A clean driving record/background is required and you must be able to pass random drug screens. You will also need to present yourself professionally and work well both independently and in a team environment.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including Health, FSA, Dental, disability insurance, life insurance, as well as 401k plan with company match, and paid vacation. Safety is our #1 priority and we offer annual training.

Patriot Towers is proud to be an EEO/AA and Veteran-Friendly employer!

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Structural Tower Technician

Incorporated in 2001, Patriot Towers serves the entire Northeast with all aspects of communication tower construction. We are currently seeking applicants for several Welder/Cell Tower Construction positions. Welder/Construction personnel will travel and work at field locations throughout the Northeast, climbing to heights in excess of 500 feet. One to three year welding experience is required. Prior climbing experience is strongly preferred. Work is performed in all weather conditions and temperatures. Must be able to travel 100% of them time (Monday through Friday). Occasional weekends may also be required, as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Must have the physical ability and willingness to climb towers in excess of 500 feet in all weather conditions year-round
- Constructs, repairs, installs, and maintains remote sites including towers, underground services, conduit, and cable splicing
- Installs coax lines, connectors, antenna and accessories
- Performs preventative and routine maintenance
- Perform troubleshooting and maintenance on tower equipment as needed
- Complies with OSHA safety guidelines and practical use of these guidelines as well as all other applicable safety laws and policies
- Works cooperatively with team members to complete work and maintain high quality standards

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Great physical condition and stamina
- Ability to climb heights greater than 500 feet
- Must be able to travel overnight during the week and over weekends as needed
- Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions
- Demonstrated safe driving record - Ability to work independently under limited supervision
- Good communication and interpersonal skillS
- Organized with a strong attention to detail
- Self-starter, team player, results oriented

WELDING:
- Weld galvanized material at heights in excess of 200’
- Work from blueprints, sketches, procedures and other specifications
- Weld in horizontal, vertical and overhead positions
- Working knowledge of different metals and alloys commonly welded, various electrode types and sizes, and accepted procedures and practices used in all types of welding
- Weld various sizes and shapes of metal objects such as pipe, channel iron, structural forms, plate metal, sheet metal, etc. not involving high pressure
- Shape, form, bend and fit metals to odd shaped sizes to assure proper fit
- Utilize electric and oxy/acetylene welders and the skill to use various cutting machines, such as oxy/acetylene and plasma-arc torches
- Must have the mechanical and technical knowledge and skill to perform operator maintenance on all equipment pertinent to the position.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS:
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
- One to three years related experience and/or training; or
- Equivalent combination of education and experience
- Certified 70 Series.
- Valid & clean NYS driver license

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Cell Tower Construction Crew Chief

The Crew Chief position is a working foreman position that performs all related duties and manages the work of a tower construction crew. The Crew Chief is responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications systems. Tower activities include installing towers and antennas, mounting hardware, installing coax and connectors, grounding, testing, positioning, and optimizing antennas and lines.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Climb cell towers in excess of 500’ and perform all related work at height
- Ensures safety standards and requirements are adhered to by crew members
- Leads by example; setting both the character and tone for crews to follow
- Give continuous direction to team and ensure that directions are followed
- EnsurE the quality of work is to specifications as well as the safe and ethical behavior of his or her crew members and if applicable subcontractors
- Ensure crew members are trained, certified/qualified to perform work
- Ensure crew is properly equipped to perform work
- Supervise crew for the installation and testing of antennas including connector installation, weather proofing, associated grounding, positioning antennas to correct tilt and azimuth
- Perform sweep, PIM, fiber and grounding tests
- Perform inspections of work in progress and at completion of installation
- Ensure crews are performing in scope work, and document any changes
- Ensure all required documentation (eg: close-outs, timesheets) is completed and submitted on time.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

- Strong safety values and safety leadership skills
- Broad knowledge of tower construction methods and safe work practices
- Broad knowledge of safe rigging practices required with tower work
- Ability to perform and train others in all construction department skills and tasks
- Read and understand engineering drawings, sweeps, and specifications
- Ability to prepare all types of required internal paperwork. (Schedules, daily reports, time-sheets etc.)
- Demonstrated ability to safety climb, maneuver and position oneself in the most complicated of situations
- Computer literate
- Good communications skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS:
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
- One year experience as a top hand, or
- Equivalent combination of education and experience
- 2 years tower construction experience
- First Aid/CPR certification • OSHA 10 hour certification
- ComTrain Climbing & Rescue certification
- RF Safety & Health certification
- Anritsu certification and/or demonstrated proficiency
- Anritsu Certification and/or demonstrated equivalent skill and ability
- PIMS Certification and/or demonstrated equivalent skill and ability

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Skilled Construction Labor

Patriot Towers serves the entire Northeast with all aspects of communication tower construction. We are currently seeking applicants for civil labor positions. Civil construction personnel will travel and work at field locations throughout the Northeast, performing raw land or site upgrades. One to three year construction experience is desired. Work is performed in all weather conditions and temperatures. Must be able to travel 100% of them time (Monday through Friday). Occasional weekends may also be required, as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Trenching & Ducting
- Hand digging
- Carrying/placing/connecting/gluing/installing pipe
- Clean-up (raking, sweeping, hand removal of debris)
- Cad-weld wire
- Electrical Grounding
- Pulling wire / Placing wire in ditch
- Drive-in ground rods
- Building/placing/leveling concrete forms
- Build by twisting wire on to rebar to create rebar cages
- Mixing/wheel barrowing/placing/screeding/finishing concrete
- Operate Equipment: Skid steer,Mini excavator,Bulldozers, Chippers, Chainsaw
- Building Utility Back-Boards
- Assist in the installation of telecommunications and electrical boxes
- Cut down trees
- Chip brush
- Remove stumps

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Minimum of two years outdoor construction experience preferred
- Valid and clean driver's license; CDL-A is a plus
- Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions per prints
- Proven ability to work independently, with minimum supervision
- Working knowledge of safety standards and regulations

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