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Tower Foremen/Top Hands/Techs-sign on bonus!

Full-time Employee





Job Description

-Thorough understanding and strict adherence to Thayer Power & Communication's Safety Policies and Practices
-Ensure Safety is always prioritized and adhered to including 100% tie off, proper methods and procedures, rigging, daily JHA’s
-Safely and efficiently complete modifications, repairs, and upgrades of wireless equipment and antennas at elevated heights as directed by Foreman
-Assist the Tower Crew Foreman/Crew Leader and fellow crew members with tower construction activities including assembling/erecting towers, installing antennas and radios, mounting hardware, installing fiber and connectors, grounding, testing, positioning, and optimizing antennas and lines
-Assist Tower Foreman with Supervision of a crew of 2-5 climbers
-Assist in installation, connection and testing underground and above ground grounding systems
-Complete work in a safe, timely and efficient manner as directed by the Foreman
-Identify all materials and other resources needed to complete the project.
-Understand and comply with ANSI A10.48, NATE CTS
-Perform daily job-site safety inspections on equipment prior to operation
-Ensure Foreman is apprised of construction progress, concerns, and deviations from plans or established schedule
-Maintain proper use of company vehicles, credit cards and other assigned assets
-Read customer blueprints/CD’s and execute scope of work per the customer’s specifications
-Pre-Work and Post-Work site audits
-Site upgrades and capacity expansion
-Pick up/delivery of supplies, tools, equipment, components, etc.
-Maintain clean, orderly environment adhering to company policies and industry regulation/standard(s) (OSHA)
-Climb to elevated heights working safely and effectively
-Observe project sites for defects and safety hazards that may require attention
-Attend vendor and in-house training and participate in certification programs as necessary
-Ability and willingness to train other team members
-Other duties as assigned


-3 Years + experience as a tower climber (for Tech II and Top Hand)
-Prior hands-on mechanical, construction, electrical, or equivalent working experience is preferred
-Ability to work at heights on rooftops, telephone poles, and/or towers upwards of 300 feet or taller
-Ability to travel throughout the Northeast and Midwest United States as necessary
-Ability to work extended work hours throughout the week and weekend
-High school degree or GED equivalent
-Knowledge of using hand tools, math, and measuring
-Basic knowledge of English Language
-Background and Pre-Employment Drug screen is required as well as participation in company random testing policy for alcohol and drug use

Preferred Job Qualifications:
-OSHA 30 preferred
-Current authorized tower climber or competent climber and rescue certification
-Experience installing and maintaining: Cabling, Antennas, Microwave dish, tower builds (NEW/MODS), site inspections, FAA lighting systems, cell carriers
-Ability to successfully complete and maintain certifications for the following courses: Authorized/ Competent Climber, ---Authorized/Competent Rescuer, ANSI A10.48 Rigging Certification, Capstan Operations, RF Awareness, OSHA 10, First Aid/ CPR and other certifications as required
-Preferred carrier experience such as Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile/Sprint, US Cellular, Dish
-Preferred experience with assembling/erecting/installing and decommissioning towers, tower booms, mounts, antennas, radios, cabling, excavation/ trenching, conduit, concrete/ rebar foundations, guy plum & tensioning, basic electrical knowledge (to include knowledge and understanding of NEC/NFPA and other applicable industry standards for electrical).
-Knowledge of and ability to operate various testing equipment (i.e. RF sweep gear, PIM, 3-Z and fiber testing)
-PIM/Sweep certification preferred but not required from Anritsu, Kaelus, or like
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Proficient in software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook


Ryan @ 513.981.1370

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About Us

Since being founded in 1964 by David O. Thayer, Thayer Power & Communication Line Construction Co., LLC has become one of the premier contractors in the Fiber, Power, and Wireless construction industries. Building a team with experience has allowed the company to provide excellent customer service and be a partner to its clients from concept to reality. As the utility industry evolves, TPC evolves right along with it making sure no matter what we put safety first, last, and always.

Our Wireless Division is in need of Tower Technicians to work alongside our tower crews Safely and Productively. The position will be based out of the Columbus, Ohio area and report directly to the Tower Foreman. The ideal candidate will be company and customer focused with strong leadership and work ethics to lead and mentor their crew.

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