Top Hand

at Pearce Services (view profile)
Location Indianapolis
Date Posted January 21, 2022
Category Tower Hand
Job Type Full-Time
Local Hires Only? Yes, Only Locals Apply
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Your Next Career Opportunity – TOP HAND

LOCATION:  Indianapolis, IN

PEARCE SERVICES offers solid opportunities including a $2,000 signing bonus, competitive salary, fantastic health, retirement and PTO benefits, and growth opportunities.

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PEARCE is proud to be one of our nation’s leading service providers for critical telecom and network infrastructure. With over 2,000 team members, operating out of 25 offices throughout the country, we have delivered solutions for more than 50,000 wireless and wireline sites for commercial carriers, and public and private utilities with over across the U.S.  With our collaborative powerhouse teams, comprehensive service offerings, and national footprint, we are the nation’s desired strategic partner for telecom assets maintenance, repair, and expansion. Our broad service capabilities and geographic footprint throughout the United States and provides an excellent home for field and technical professionals to grow and advance their careers. Learn more about Pearce Services at


The Top Hand utilizes their construction and project management skills to deliver high-quality projects on time, within budget, with unwavering professionalism and strict adherence to our safety guidelines.  This role will be working in a crew environment, assisting with structural projects, which may include new builds, site mods, or installations on a rooftop. Daily activities may include on-site installation, repair, and modification. You are on the front line, playing a pivotal role and setting the pace to achieve on-time delivery and quality in each project. You will maintain knowledge in effectively utilizing tools, technology, and other resources to install mounts, grounding, cad welding, antennas, and associative RF components, and/or inspecting structures in which you will be expected to follow all safety precautions.


  • Complete assigned tasks within project scope accurately and efficiently
  • Must be able to work at heights 90’ to 500+’; maintain efficient weatherproofing, grounding, and rigging techniques.
  • Participate in and carry out installation, repair, modification, optimization, or acceptance test procedures of wireless infrastructures and electrical equipment
  • As the Top Hand, you will also train other Tower Technicians and would occasionally serve as an Interim Foreman when the situation presents itself
  • Install all types of connectors
  • Maintain proper installation, troubleshooting, and repair techniques
  • Facilitate teaching other crew members proper techniques
  • Learn how to analyze and interpret site data
  • Knowledge of basic hardware, software, and air interface malfunctions utilizing various test equipment on multiple products and technologies
  • Occasionally perform lead responsibilities in the absence of a Foreman, effectively interfacing with all levels of management, staff, and customer requirements
  • Ability to run all aspects of the top of the tower with minimal supervision while continuing to learn from experience
  • Must be able to travel 1-3 weeks per month
  • Ability to competently perform the duties of Tower Technician levels
  • Working knowledge of cell site service monitors, RF test equipment, Fiber, and PIM equipment
  • Performing additional maintenance or upgrades on out-of-season equipment
  • Conducting performance checks and regular maintenance
  • Working with a crew and responding to service calls promptly


  • Proven construction (civil and RF) skills, understanding scope, schedule, cost, quality, resource, and deliverable management.
  • Climbing Safety & Rescue Certification (assistance may be provided for renewals)
  • Punctual and on time --sets the pace as Team Lead
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings (CD’s) and Plumbing diagrams (RFDS)
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • High level of organization and scheduling abilities
  • Desire to succeed and learn new skills
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a field construction crew.
  • Acute attention to detail and construction quality
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Compliance with FCC/FAA/EPA/OSHA Regulations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record (if driving a Company Vehicle) and pass a pre-employment drug screen


For immediate consideration, email your resume to or apply at


Pearce offers a family-friendly and innovative culture with opportunities for growth, competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance), PTO/Holidays, and a company-matching 401(k) Retirement plan. Also provided are a company vehicle, phone, laptop, or tablet (as required for your role), and all necessary tools and safety equipment.