Tower Technician Apprentice - US Veterans Wanted

Collabfirst Oxnard , CA 93030

Posted 2 weeks ago

What is a Tower Technician?

Do you want a fulfilling career with a premier telecommunications provider? Are you interested in career growth opportunities thought the United Stated and in your local area? This is what is included in the telecommunications industry:

  • 5G is evolving and the industry needs 20,000 Tower Technicians to install at small cell sites.

  • Faster growth - progress fast as you learn on-the-job.

  • Opportunities for growth and upward mobility in a growing industry.

  • See and travel the world from a different vantage point.

Looking to train (on the job) individuals in the art of tower climbing, maintenance, repair, upgrading, and construction.

Benefits of a Tower Technician Apprentice:

  • Will train the right individual with on-the-job-training.

  • Long term career growth and upward mobility.

  • PTO, Optional 401k, Holiday pay.

  • Health, Dental, Vision.

  • Long and Short Term Disability.

  • Military Veteran friendly employer.

  • Pay ranges from $17-22 per hour but is based on previous experience.

  • Military Veteran friendly employers.

Responsibilities of a Tower Technician Apprentice:

  • Assist in the installation of all aspects of wireless cell site foundations.

  • Installation of up-top equipment including masts, clamping, bracing, supports, antennas, RRUs, cabling, bolting, true up, shooting proper azimuth within tolerances, reading maps and a compass, torque to spec, labeling, picture-taking, documentation, plumb and tilt readings with smart level, etc.

  • Assemble monopole, all weld and knockdown self-support, and guyed towers.

  • Antenna installation of microwave parabolic 1 to 15 foot, VHF, UHF, cellular, and FM broadcast antennas.

  • Transmission line and installation of foam or air dielectric coaxial, hardline and elliptical waveguides.

  • Assist in the preparation of cleanup of sites.

  • Responsible for tool inventory and upkeep daily on the job site.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to travel up to 75-100% of the time depending on company needs

Requirements of a Tower Technician Apprentice:


  • CPR/First Aid Certified.

  • Authorized Climber/Rescue Certified.

  • OSHA 10 Certified for construction.

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED); related trade school education preferred.

Technical Skills:

  • Must have or obtain First Aid and CPR certification.

  • Must have completed an RF/EME safety course from a competent provider with documentation.

  • Industrial first aid and rescue training.

  • Mechanical aptitude with hand tools preferred.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and correct mechanical or electrical connections.

  • Ability to operate aerial lifts, man lifts, skid steers, and aerial platform equipment.

  • Must have or obtain documented Authorized Climber & Competent Climber/Rescue certification from an accredited institution that meets the federal standards.

  • Must have or ability to obtain OSHA Construction 10 HR Safety Training Card issued by the US Department of Labor.

Soft Skills:

  • Strong organizational, administrative, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Ability to motivate, lead, teach and train on proper work and safety procedures.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions.

  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently when required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be willing to travel out of market/state, for up to several months at a time.

  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours.

  • Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather.

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background, fit for duty examination, and routine drug testing.

  • Must be able to climb and perform work at various heights, up to 400+ feet, for long periods of time

  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools, and boxes.

  • Must be able to pull his/her own body weight plus equipment weight up a vertical tower repeatedly for long periods of time.

CollabFirst is an equal opportunity recruiting firm focused on providing career opportunities to all interested candidates. Collabfirst specializes in assisting transitioning military service members and veterans in our community with support to overcome the roadblocks associated with sustainable employment opportunities. We ensure all our candidate's whether veteran or civilian receive the tools needed to succeed in life and the workforce.

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