Regulatory Compliance

FAA/FCC Filings

  • Complete FCC & FAA analysis & filings, as required

  • FAA 7460-1/7460-2 filings & tracking

  • Complete FAA Public Notice if site is hazard to air navigation

  • Obtain carrier or tower company documents and request re-filings/permission to re-file for height increase or frequencies, as required

  • FCC ASR filings - revisions or terminations

  • Local public airport Director's Permit completion.

  • Aviation Easements, as needed

  • Shielding determination statements/ reports

  • Interpretation of Advisory Circular if marking and lighting is required (ensure proper signage is posted and tower is in compliance with the current Advisory Circular

  • Training of market personnel on reviewing 1A/2C surveys, FAA/FCC analysis, FAA/FCC filings, structure signage, or FAA marking and lighting requirements

  • Audit of all existing towers with ASR numbers and FAA lighting and/or marking

  • ‚ÄčFinancial commitment by top management to provide the time and training necessary to achieve successful results.

  • Management support of the policies and practices necessary to achieve consistent results.

  • Buy-in and cooperation of field management to ensure that safe work practices are carried out at each worksite through site-specific planning and follow through. Weekly "Tool Box" safety talks and Weekly Hazard Disclosure/Assessments for all field employees.

  • Workplace safety inspections that emphasize Tele-Services safety, safe work behavior assessments and general site safety.

  • Extensive safety training, including company and jobsite safety orientations and a formal 16 or 30-hour combination of construction and general industry safety training through the Southwest Safety Training Alliance (SSTA). Additional training is given for Defensive Driver, Asbestos Awareness, confined Space, Powered Industrial Trucks and other elements as needed.

  • Company commitment to a Drug Free Workplace, requiring pre-employment, post-accident and probable-cause drug and alcohol screening.

  • Active working relationships with the State Compensation Fund and our major providers of health delivery services. Immediate and detailed follow-up of all injury accidents and provision for Early Return to Work (ERTW) for all injured employees at the earliest opportunity.

Government Regulations

NEPA (The National Environmental Policy Act)

- Section 106 consultation TCNS, Tribal letters, Tribal consultation, tribal follow-up, SHPO, THPO

- Review, recommendation, and ordering of all NEPA reports (Cultural, Biological, Architectural, Archeological, Environmental Assessments, et al) based on site design

- Training

- Review and updates of any regulation change

-  Coordination with agencies that have their own NEPA regulations (DOD, DOE, NPS, BLM, et al)

Training and Certifications 

Training, Safety and Certifications 

Hazardous Materials

- AAI, ASTM Standard 1527-05

- Phase I & II Reports

- Remediatation

- ACM Surveys

- LBP Surveys

- Generator and AST/UST Permitting

- HazMAt Business Plans (Battery Audits)

- Site audits to assess what your company has on site and what you need to complete to bring your sites into Federal, State, and Local compliance.

Teracom Services integrates safely with every aspect of our mission to provide the highest quality installations and service to our customers. While compliance with OSHA and MSHA Standards is important, we have found that our effort to exceed mandated government safety standards makes good business sense as well. Improvements in quality control and employee well-being are just two of the many benefits realized through the implementation of rigorous safety initiatives.

VTW maintains two management level positions to ensure that safety and loss control issues are professionally handled. Safety technicians are also trained to provide additional on-site presence according to the demands of construction and service activity.