Tower Foreman

at Mercury Communications (view profile)
Location East Dundee
Date Posted February 5, 2021
Category Tower Foreman
Job Type Full-Time
Local Hires Only? No, Anyone Can Apply
Street Address 563 Commonwealth Drive Unit 1000


To be a team member at Mercury Communications you must support the company’s mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, teamwork, innovation, respect, personalization and accountability.

Position Title: Tower Foreman
Classification: Non-Exempt

Our Mission: We are a customer-centric partner providing innovative solutions. The safety, well-being and career growth of our team members are the benchmarks of our success.

Safety | Accountability | Customer Centric | Return on Investment | Integrity | Family | Innovative | Community Involvement | Empowerment


Mercury Communications is one of the fastest growing Wireless contractors in the telecom industry, specializing in nationwide tower builds and wireless installations. Mercury is a part of the ADB Companies family, a growth oriented entrepreneurial organization. We recognize our PEOPLE as our greatest asset ensuring that their Safety is our number one priority. Our culture is performance-based, and team focused. We devote ourselves to delivering results for our clients and giving back to our community.

Mercury is seeking an experienced Tower Foreman to lead the day-to-day performance, safety, production, and quality expectations on a variety of wireless tower projects. This position will perform work on communication towers for the purpose of installing, replacing, and repairing wireless communications equipment. The Foreman will be a team leader and mentor to various skilled Tower Technicians. The ideal candidate will be safety focused, customer and quality centric, with a strong work ethic and ALL IN attitude.


  • Ensure safety is always being adhered to using proper procedures such as 100% tie off as well as completing daily JSA/toolbox talks
  • Work with the Project Manager daily to ensure schedules and budgets are being met
  • Verify ordered project materials are accurate and complete reviewing BOMs
  • Ability to climb and rescue at 100 feet or more with 50lb. load
  • Ability to complete coax, fiber, boom, microwave dishes, antenna, and radio installations
  • Responsible for tracking and approving time for all crew members
  • Ensures tools and equipment on project sites are always being utilized and maintained responsibly
  • Ability to perform PIM, sweep, fiber, and antenna alignment testing on site
  • Communicate with customers, providing daily updates and problem resolution
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings, RFDS’, port diagrams, and tower/mount structural analysis’
  • Complete project required close-out packages and take required photos, sending to management to verify installation has been done properly
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • 100% Travel Ability Nationwide
  • Dedicated to safety everyday driving ZERO - Being Safe 100% of the time is the expectation
  • Alignment with company mission, vision, and values
  • A high level of customer centricity
  • Strong work ethic with an ALL IN attitude
  • Strong team player with the ability to adapt to diverse team members
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced work environment
  • A high level of time management, accountability, and prioritization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional Critical Thinking skills
  • Detail Oriented- a high level of attention to detail is required
  • A high level of time management, accountability, and prioritization skills
  • Self-motivated, goal- oriented, and driven to accomplish department goals
  • Ability to be organized, problem solve, and be solution oriented
  • Expert relationship builder with the ability to lead and motivate team members
  • Ability to support a fast paced, demanding work schedule; could include late evenings and/or weekends when requested



  • Corporate headquarters is located at 18777 US Highway 66 Pacific, MO 63069
  • Must be able to work in a variety of physical positions, like sitting, squatting, standing, walking and driving
  • Must endure regular exposure to all weather conditions, including hot, cold, humid, and rainy during all seasons throughout the year
  • May be exposed to uncomfortable or distracting sounds or noise levels on sites of projects being managed or coordinated
  • Must wear common protective safety equipment, such as safety glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, steel toe/composite toe boots and high visible vest when working on-site



  • 2+ years in a Tower Foreman role leading wireless crews
  • 5+ years in the wireless industry
  • Valid Driver’s License required (Class A CDL preferred)
  • OSHA 30 preferred
  • High School diploma or equivalent required

Mercury Communications is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates agree to complete a selection assessment and pre-employment drug screen.