Antenna Maintenance Specialist

Jan - Dec 2022 | TWR International

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Trip #25605

Antenna Maintenance Specialist

Trip #25605

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TWR International

Location:

Caribbean

Dates:

Jan - Dec 2022
Lasts 1 year to 3 years

Activities:

Construction, Technical/Professional Skills,

Cost:

** See Financial Information Below
Agency: TWR International
Location: Caribbean
Dates: Jan - Dec 2022
Lasts 1 year to 3 years
Activities: Construction, Technical/Professional Skills
Cost: ** See Financial Information Below
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Are you comfortable high on a radio antenna, inspecting towers, anchors, Phillystran guys, painting, re-tensioning, lighting, and repairing or replacing braces in accordance with best engineering and safety practices? All these are an invaluable part of getting the Good News of hope out to people in south, central and north America! Has the Lord given you skills and experience to maintain antenna systems and other equipment needed to operate a 500 kW medium-wave (AM) radio station? We need technical staff to project possible failures, develop risk mitigation plans and coordinate maintenance. Contact us if your heart's desire is to be used by God in direct furtherance of His Kingdom!

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What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

Works with the Station Manager and Maintenance Supervisor, properly maintaining antenna systems and other equipment needed to operate a 500 kW Medium Wave (AM) radio station.

Core Competencies: Commitment to Jesus Christ evidenced by a personal relationship. Excitement about being involved in full-time missions and willingness to develop a team of prayer and financial partners. Flexibility and willingness to adapt to change. Cultural sensitivity within international teams. Ability to work independently and lead teams. Research, design, explain, coordinate, and follow a planned course of action on projects. Climb and work safely at heights in excess of 400’, in good health, and have experience in safely lifting and moving heavy objects.

Responsibilities: Regularly inspect towers, anchors, Phylistran guys, painting, re-tensioning, lighting, and repairing/replacing braces in accordance with best engineering and safety practices. Inspect all safety equipment and supplies/tools for each tower job and coordinate advance purchase. Project possible failures, develop risk mitigation plan, and coordinate maintenance on towers. Instruct tower workers in safety and proper execution of the job. Organize and lead work crews for all antenna maintenance.

Desirable Qualifications: Bachelor or Associate’s degree in engineering, or certification in tower erection and maintenance from a recognized institution. Practical experience or knowledge in several of these areas: air conditioning, mechanical, auto/diesel, electrical, painting, roofing, and related areas. Proficiency in English.

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Additional Trip Information

Region:
Caribbean
Participant Age:
College, Adult, Senior Adults
Eligible to Go:
Families, Individuals, Married Couples
Other Financial Notes:
This position is a supported/sponsored missionary role (not a direct-hire job), so the future employee must develop a team of partners who provide financially for his/her full salary and benefits. We provide training, resources, and coaching to help missionaries reach their financial support goals. If you go as a volunteer, you can raise funds for your travel and a per diem to cover meals and lodging.
Training debriefing
Full orientation and debriefing.
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Mission Trip Offered By TWR International

TWR International is a non-profit, global, Christian media organization that creates and distributes audio media over radio (shortwave, AM and FM) and digital media over the Internet in over 300 languages in order to reach the entire world for Christ so that lasting fruit is produced. TWR is looking for technical, creative and business people who want to serve God and bring a message of hope to the world.

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