Jun 16, 2024

Antenna Maintenance Specialist Missionary

$40,000 - $50,000 yearly
  • TWR International
  • Cary, NC, USA
Full time Engineering Facilities Installation-Maintenance-Repair Missionary Skilled Labor

Job Description

Maintain our antenna systems for the continued broadcast of the gospel to millions across south, central and north America!

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! 

Please note: This position is a supported/sponsored missionary role (not a direct hire opportunity), so the approved candidate would need to develop a team of partners to provide financially for their full salary and benefits. We provide training, resources and coaching to help missionaries reach these financial support goals. To learn more about raising support, please see our FAQs.

Antenna Maintenance Specialist - Caribbean: Role Summary

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, Phillystran 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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