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Maintenance & Condition Assessment Lead (MCL)
Maintains Competent Climber/Rescuer Certification
Maintains RF Certification
Maintains FA/CPR/BBP Certification
Call Before You Dig
Obtains the following endorsements Guy Wire System 1 required and Guy Wire System 2 may be required based on SOW
Assists CMF in the following Creation of Job Hazard Assessment (JHA) / Creation of Rescue Plan / Creation of Fall Protection Plan
Understands and applies the following Procedural requirements for site access and SOW / ANSI/TIA 222 / ANSI/TIA 322 / ANSI/ASSE A10.48 / AISC(RCSC) Manual of Steel Construction
Proficient in Client Based Deliverables
Operate Hand and Power Tools
Operate trucks, trailers, and equipment
SOW Required Equipment
Competent Rescuer - 8 req. hrs
Competent Climber training must meet or exceed applicable sections in OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910 and 29 CFR 1926. It must also meet or exceed applicable sections of ANSI/ASSE A10.48, ANSI Z359 and the NATE Tower Climber Fall Protection Training Standard (CTS). Written testing and continuous, critical observation by a competent person while in-training are required.
RF Awareness - 2 req. hrs
This annual training must meet or exceed the requirements of all current Federal Communications Commission-Office of Engineering and Technology (FCC OET) Bulletins with regards to Human Exposure levels.
First Aid/CPR/BBP - 8 req. hrs
Must be properly trained and able to render First Aid, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and protect against infection from Blood Borne Pathogens. Such training must be in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR 1926.50 and result in a valid certificate from the U.S Bureau of Mines, the American Red Cross or equivalent.
Hand Signaling - 2 req. hrs
Teaches student hand signaling and student must demonstrate competency in the hand signals defined as part of 29 CFR 1926.1419
Climbing Facilities - 8 req. hrs
Must be able to address issues concerning climbing facilities (rung/rail, step bolts, integral climbing face, etc.) including the safety climb, with the structure owner, and such issues must be addressed IAW ANSI/TIA 222, manufacturer specifications, and Engineer of Record (EOR) requirements.
Electrical Safety - 16 req. hrs
Must be trained in the identification and abatement of electrical hazards that may be encountered as a part of the SOW. Such training will address the proper use of monitors, lock out tag out, system turn down and client communication IAW 29 CFR 1926.4, Subpart K.
CPL 02-01-056 - 2 req. hrs
Must have an awareness of the requirements set forth in Inspection Procedures for Accessing Communications Structures by Hoist.
Call Before You Dig - 2 req. hrs
Must assist the MCF to ensure all utilities are located and marked prior to digging/excavation per 29 CFR 1926.651(b) (2).
ANSI/TIA 222 - 30 req. hrs
Demonstrate understanding of the applicable sections of TIA 222, Structural Standard for Antenna Supporting Structures and Antennas. This standard is the recognized consensus standard and has been adopted by the International Building Code (IBC) to establish the design, maintenance and condition assessment requirements of antenna supporting structures and shall be used along with the structure owner’s established maintenance and condition assessment program.
ANSI/TIA 322 - 2 req. hrs
Demonstrate understanding of applicable sections of TIA 322, Standard for Loading, Analysis and Design Criteria Related to the Installation, Alteration and Maintenance of Communication Structures, specifically Section 2 – Structural Considerations During Construction, relative to the SOW.
ANSI/ASSE A10.48 - 4 req. hrs
Demonstrate understanding of and comply with requirements of ANSI/ASSE A10.48, Criteria for Safety Practices with the Construction, Demolition, Modification and Maintenance of Communication Structures. The ANSI/ASSE A10.48 is to be utilized for planning the means and methods to conduct a maintenance and condition assessment governed by the requirements of ANSI/TIA 222 and/or owner’s representative. The ANSI/ASSE A10.48 establishes the minimum criteria for safe work practices and training for personnel performing work on communication structures. Must be able to comply with all sections and appendices relative to the SOW.
American Institute Steel Construction (AISC) Manual of Steel Construction and Research Council on Structural Connections (RCSC) Specification for Structural Joints Using High-Strength Bolts - 1 req. hrs
Must understand and apply proper installation and tightening of bolts, “turn of nut” or the EOR prescribed method.
Client Based Deliverables - 16 req. hrs
Must be able to gather the required information which may include photographs, red line information, installation information, testing data, and any other required documentation specific to the SOW.
Hand & Power Tools - 2 req. hrs
Must be able to demonstrate competency with any tool required by the SOW. This will include understanding the manufacturer’s documentation and proper application of the tool in a safe manner. Will have the authority to tag out tools and equipment. A critical part of this training includes the responsibility to request training when required to utilize a tool that they have not previously been trained to use. Refer to CFR 1926, Subpart I, CFR 1910, Subpart P and tool manufacturer’s instructions.
Must have a basic understanding of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations as they apply to company service vehicles, even in the event that they are not a driver. The intent is to support the drivers in compliance.
Load Securement - 2 req. hrs
Must be competent in the securement of loads IAW 49 CFR 390.5.
SOW Equipment - 4 req. hrs
Must be able to demonstrate competency with any equipment required by the SOW. This must include understanding the manufacturer’s documentation and proper application of the equipment in a safe manner. Will have the authority to tag out defective equipment. A critical part of this training includes the responsibility to request training when required to utilize any equipment that they have not previously been trained to use.