Tower Climber

November 13, 2018
Birmingham, Alabama
Job Type


TelForce Group is looking for a Tower Climber in the Birmingham, AL area.


Tower Technician should have several years of industry experience (preferred) to perform all aspects of tower maintenance and installation for the designated market. This position requires the ability to climb to heights in excess of 500 feet. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: installs, maintenance and repairs of microwave antenna and line installation, path alignment, LTE upgrades, tower installation/decommission and equipment operation. Familiarity with multiple carrier installation requirements and specific safety standards: AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint are necessary.


Tower Climber Description:

  • Installing, maintaining, repairing, removing or retrofitting antenna systems equipment and power systems to maintain operational communications
  • Using a transit, reading a compass, setting Azimuths and down tilts based on specifications
  • Providing superior customer service ensuring all essential job functions are performed in a timely, efficient, accurate and safe manner
  • Adhering to all company and industry (i.e. OSHA, NATE) standards/regulations
  • Operating construction equipment to dig holes, load/unload equipment, install/remove communications equipment and install tower foundations and structured, using safety equipment, clothing and hand tools
  • Effectively utilizing of available resources, technology and tools to complete work
  • Maintaining compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Utilizing knowledge to identify, select and utilize the proper cables, ropes, block and tackle for rigging and lifting
  • Maintaining clean, safe and orderly environment
  • Properly following all safety procedures and policies
  • Performing all duties in accordance with the client code of safety practices (IIPP)


Tower Climber Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Anritzu/PIM/fiber testing certification
  • Experience on major carrier builds and modification preferred
  • Willingness to travel and work in all locations for extended periods of time
  • Tower Climber/Fall Protection/Rescuer Certification or equivalent certification (Comtrain)
  • Ability to climb heights in excess of 500 feet
  • Ability to read and comprehend construction drawings
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Self-started, team player, results oriented
  • Must have valid driver license and a good driving record
  • ALU Technician certification preferred
  • Connector certification i.e. Andrew, PPC, Comscope, etc. preferred
  • OSHA 10 or 30, RF Awareness certification preferred
  • First Aid/CPR
  • RF and Microwave experience preferred


Candidates must be at least 18 years old and be able to pass a Background, Drug and DMV screening to be considered for all job openings. Candidates must have a valid driver’s licenses and be insured; some jobs may require travel up to multiple weeks at a time. Please send all resumes with certifications relative to the job to In subject line, please note the position you are applying for, a current resume in Word format, 2 references, phone number and email. We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole discretion. All resumes submitted to TelForce will become the property of TelForce and shall have the right to display to a third party or in our database for consumption. Call Taylor at 615.915.3119.


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