Wireless Technician

Small Cell Rooftop Antennas

This Wireless Technician program readies an individual for work as a Wireless, Small Cell or Civil Technician in the Wireless industry. We combine all necessary elements in this TIRAP pre-apprenticeship approved curriculum for a well rounded education. Students will learn the base knowledge areas specific to Wireless, Small Cell and Civil work including:

  • Safety Training and Certification
  • Industry Knowledge Fundamentals
  • Technical Skills through Hands on Competency training
  • Operation of Machines, Equipment, Tools and Software
  • Operation of Motor Vehicles and Equipment

Once completed in the specified knowledge areas, students perform hands on competency checks to verify transfer of knowledge. Through lecture, e-learning and hands on practice, students will be ready to begin work in any of the three main focus areas: Wireless, Small Cell and Civil.

Wireless Technician Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Technicians in the industry perform these corresponding types of work and have these responsibilities:

  • Work on and around electrical components including but not limited to conduit installations, cabling, grounding and various connectors.
  • Work with coaxial and fiber optic cable
  • Perform form setting and site layout.
  • Safely operate heavy machinery for compaction and welding etc.
  • Perform basic concrete carpentry.
  • Prepare materials for daily projects, preps truck and trailer with necessary items to complete scheduled build.
  • Daily reports and vehicle reports
  • Proper equipment label & assembly
  • Proper Photos and documentation
  • Proper load securing for pick-up and delivery
  • Proper & safe use of forklift o Material handling & storage
  • Equipment power and signal connections
  • Weatherproofing
  • Warehouse Storage & organization
  • Equipment grounding
  • Operate all hand and power tools
  • Sweeps/Pims/RETS

Safety Training and Certification

1
OSHA 10 Construction
2
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
3
CPR/First Aid/Blood Borne Pathogen
4
Radio Frequency (RF) Radiation Safety and Awareness
5
Electrical and Grounding Safety
6
Job Site Safety Analysis

Industry Knowledge Fundamentals

1
Telecommunications Fundamentals
2
Digital Communications and Internet Protocol
3
Introduction to Wireless Communications
4
Introduction to Microwave and Radio Transmission Systems
5
Introduction to Distributed Antenna Systems
6
Electrical/Power System Fundamentals

Technical Skills

1
Equipment/System Installation
2
Equipment/System Monitoring, Testing and Maintenance
3
Equipment/System Troubleshooting and Repair
4
Job Site Management and Security
5
Job Site Process and Operations
6
Material Handling

METS

1
Operation of Machines
2
Operation of Hand and Power Tools
3
Operation of Equipment
4
Using Relevant Software

Operate Vehicles and Equipment

1
Knowledge of DOT Regulations
2
Load Securement

Programs becomes TIRAP Pre-Apprenticeship approved.

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Enrolled: 15 students
Duration: 9 Weeks
Lectures: 24
Level: Beginner

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Working hours

Monday9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday9:30 am - 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed