Telecommunications Rigger

Date:  22 May 2024

belmont, WA, AU, 6104

Company:  Ventia

Ventia is seeking an experienced Telecommunications Rigger or Team Lead to support our Telco contract. Reporting to the Area Supervisor, your will be responsible for a team of riggers on major Installation and modifications of existing Co-Lo and Greenfield telecommunications sites for various carriers across major mobile and broadcast projects throughout WA. This is a great opportunity for someone working as a Support Rigger who is looking to step up into a Lead Rigger position.

This is a fulltime permanent role working Monday to Friday, 07:00am-03:30pm with possible overtime opportunities throughout the week and weekends. Whilst the depot is based in Belmont WA, you will be operating on assets across the Perth metropolitan area.


Key duties, but not limited to:

  • Installation, Labelling, weatherproofing, and troubleshooting 3G / 4G / 5G Remote Radio units (RRU’s) and External Coaxial feeder systems/ Hybrid trunk cables (DC and Optical Cables) as per client standards
  • Installation of Antennas, Microwave dishes and other components of Rooftops and Towers
  • Installation and upgrade of existing towers steelwork to support new equipment
  • Collection, analysis, verification of all installation, artefacts, including Optical test results, feeder and antenna system tests, photographs, reports, serial no’s, and As-Builts
  • Supporting Technicians and fellow riggers to delivery Sites in a safe and timely manner
  • Ensuring that sites are managed safely and all the Relevant OHS documentation is completed
  • Provide Support in developing build plans, outlining construction timelines and following relevant client standards
  • Provide regular updates to Field and project managers



  • Australian Driver’s License (MR Class preferred)
  • High-Risk Work License – Dogging / Basic Rigging, Elevating Work Platform
  • Construction Induction / White Card
  • Working at height and Tower rescue experience
  • 5 years’ Experience as a Rigger / Dogman in a telecommunications environment or similar
  • Ability to use a variety of hand tools and power tools
  • Physically fit to carry out manual handling tasks



  • Ventia offers you a flexible, supportive, and inclusive work environment where you matter
  • We take our people’s careers seriously, helping them to learn and grow
  • There’s nothing more important to us than keeping our people and the public safe
  • We look after each other and foster our people’s wellbeing
  • Employees for this position will work on a specific Fieldwork agreement outlining all penalty rates, Living away from Home and working at height allowances
  • Vehicle provided
  • Laptop and Phone provided
  • Tools and PPE Provided
  • Ongoing training provided


The Company
Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.

Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Māori and Pasifika people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy



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