Tower Climber

San Diego, United States of America

Job title: Cell Tower Technician / Climber

Job location: San Diego, CA or Chino, CA 

Work week: Monday-Friday 7am-3:30pm – average 50 hours per week

Wage: $20-$36 an hour depending on experience


  • Great wages with periodic reviews and opportunity for pay increases and promotions
  • Skills and certification training with career path progression
  • $1,500 Sign on Bonus – half on first paycheck and half after 6 months
  • Two weeks Paid Time Off per year
  • 8 paid holidays per year
  • 401k plan with up to 6% company match after 1 year of employment and annual company discretionary contribution
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Longevity bonus
  • Employee Referral bonus program
  • Tools and equipment provided (employee provides their safety toed work boots – Company may provide periodic vouchers for replacement boots
  • Very military friendly

Required Experience: Cell tower experience or certification

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Ensures safety standards and requirements.
  • Responsible for quality of his/her work on communication sites as well as his/her work
  • behavior.
  • Responsible for all tools, equipment, and material issued.
  • Responsible for taking direction from the supervisor and accomplishing task assigned.
  • Follows all company policies and practices.
  • Ability to fill the position or replace someone for a short period of time. (One position below or above).
  • Responsible for your physical ability to climb and work at an acceptable pace determined
  • by management.
  • Perform all aspects of coax and antenna work as well as limited civil work with supervision.

 Essential Qualifications: 

  • Ensures safety standards and requirements.
  • Ability to learn RF theory.
  • Ability to learn how to operate RF test gear.
  • Familiar with proper procedures for all types of rigging operations.
  • Ability to perform and inspect certain types of rigging operations.
  • Ability to learn basic electrical.
  • Familiar with basic computer related tasks. (E-mail, Word and Excel Operations, Find information on the internet, etc.).
  • Ability to learn basic civil work skills used to build new telecommunications sites. (Pour concrete, carpentry, landscaping, heavy equipment operation, etc.).
  • Ability to assist in the building of all types of communication sites. (Self-supporting, guyed, monopoles, and rooftops).
  • Connector and RET certified.
  • Familiar with the preparation of all types of required paperwork. (Schedules, daily reports, time sheets, etc.).
  • Tower climbing certification required and must be physically able to climb 300’ and maintain an acceptable pace.
  • Ability to work at heights for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to operate power tools and the use of hand tools that are required.
  • Basic first aid/CPR trained and certified.
  • Must have a valid U.S. driver’s license.
  • Must pass background check and drug test.
  • Must be able to travel to work sites throughout the region.
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Tower Climber

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