Velex, Inc. is hiring a Telecommunication Apprentice - TS in Houston, TX market.
Who We're Looking For:
Velex is currently looking for motivated people that are interested in a career in the Telecommunications Industry. As a Telecommunication Apprentice for Tower Services, you will receive state of the art industry training while earning a steady income. Velex will provide you with hands-on training and the best gear available.
What You'll Do:
Your first two weeks will be spent learning from our seasoned Telecommunications professionals in a controlled environment. There will be a mix of classroom and hands-on training. After your training is complete you will be assigned to a tower crew in market where you will be able to show what you have learned as well and continue to learn.
Training will include:
CPR & First Aid
Safe Climbing Practices, Procedures, and Rescue Plans
Building Materials (BOM, Parts & Equipment)
Construction & Installation Knowledge
Quality Control & Closeouts
The Qualities You Possess:
Strong work ethic demonstrated by setting high standards of performance for self, assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks and self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
Motivation to succeed
Enjoy working with your hands outside in the elements
Being a team player in the truest sense, with an ability to develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals. Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a strong attention to safety
The Skills and Background You'll Bring:
Love of heights! You will be working on towers 100+ feet tall with a 50 lb. load
Must be able to follow all safety policies and procedures while contributing to and maintaining a safe, clean and orderly work environment.
An understanding of basic computer programs
Must be able to pass a drug and background test
Must be 18 years of age or older with a valid Driver's License
Must be able to pass a DOT physical,if required to drive
Must be able to sit, stand, bend, walk, and drive or ride in a truck for long periods of time
Must be able to crouch, kneel, and twist throughout the work day
Must be able to reach, grasp and climb with both hands
Must be available to travel up to 100% for weeks at a time if required
Flexible with shift work, to include maintenance window and weekends if needed
Local to the market
Periodic air travel will be required
Good oral and written communications skills
Ability to speak, write and read English
* This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due to the changing nature of the job is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice.
This position is Non-Exempt based on the FLSA laws. Our company uses E-verify and third-party background check services during the hiring process.
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
Please Note: This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due to the changing nature of the job is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice.
This position is Non-Exempt based on the FLSA laws. Our company uses E-verify and third party background check services during the hiring process.
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us! Time Type: