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Antenna Installer Satellite Communications Salary
in Alabama, United States

$42,506 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$820

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Antenna Installer Satellite Communications is $42,506 a year and $20 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Antenna Installer Satellite Communications is between $31,437 and $51,761. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Installs, tests, and repairs antennas and related equipment that receive communication satellite signals, following specifications and using handtools and test instruments: reviews installation specifications, building permit, manufacturer's instructions, and government ordinances to determine installation site for antenna.
  • Measures distance from landmarks to identify exact site location.
  • Visually inspects installation site to identify obstructions, such as trees or buildings, that could distort or block microwave signals from satellite.
  • Discusses site location and construction requirements with customer.
  • Digs hole for footing to support antenna base, using gasoline-powered auger, posthole digger, or shovel.
  • Assembles and installs prefabricated form in hole to cast concrete base, using handtools, plumb rule, and level, following specifications.
  • Mixes, pours, and finishes concrete, using concrete mixer, trowel, and float.
  • Inserts pedestal mounting bolts in wet concrete.
  • Digs trench and lays underground cable to connect antenna base to source of power in customer's building.
  • Attaches antenna base to footing after concrete dries, using handtools.
  • Assembles and attaches electronic and structural components of antenna, with co-worker, applying knowledge of electronics and electricity, following installation guidelines, and using handtools.
  • Attaches antenna to base, using nuts, bolts, and handtools.
  • Climbs ladder to install antenna when area is inaccessible from ground.
  • Orients antenna to direction and altitude of communication satellite, using surveying instruments and following.
Antenna Installer Satellite Communications Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

Job family population: 233,690

Estimated population of Antenna Installer Satellite Communications jobs: 9,004

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,276
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Antenna Installer Satellite Communications Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Technician - No Experience Needed!
Jan 9
Birmingham, AL, USA
SUI
Sales - Communicate additional "Smart Home" services * Working knowledge of basic hand tools Position Summary: Our Satellite TV Installer Technicians visit customers daily in order to install our ...
Technician - No Experience Needed!
Jan 9
Montgomery, AL, USA
SUI
Sales - Communicate additional "Smart Home" services * Working knowledge of basic hand tools Position Summary: Our Satellite TV Installer Technicians visit customers daily in order to install our ...
Technician - No Experience Needed!
Jan 24
Dothan, AL, USA
SUI
... Installing cutting edge technology - place mounts, satellite dishes and receivers while ensuring ... communication skills · Energetic, resourceful, and strong multi-tasking skills · Basic computer ...
Petroleum Construction Laborer
Jan 30
Montgomery, AL, USA
SPATCO Energy Solutions
Installer certifications in the product line are a plus. * Equipment operation experience is a plus ... Strong communication skills OTHER REQUIREMENTS · Ability to lift 75 -100 lbs when necessary during ...
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