Tower Technician I

at QualTek (view profile)
Location Huntley
Date Posted June 6, 2022
Category Tree Climber
Job Type Full-Time
Base Salary $18-23/ hr (based on experience)
Local Hires Only? No, Anyone Can Apply
Street Address 11313 Smith Drive


QualTek Wireless is now hiring Tower Technicians!

No experience? No problem!

We offer an extensive training program to fully prepare you for the field, in addition to competitive rates and opportunities to advance in a growing company.

Join a team that is committed to safety for our employees and excellence for our customers.


  • Medical coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Voluntary Accident, Voluntary Critical Illness and Voluntary Hospital Indemnity
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employer Paid Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Optional Life and Disability Coverage
  • Employer Paid Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off / Paid Sick Time
  • 10 Company Holidays
  • 401(K) with company match
  • 2 Weeks Paid Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Employee Referral program
  • Discounts, deals and other perks!
Job Summary: This position assists with the erection, construction, and maintenance of wireless towers and co-location system placement in accordance with all safety and quality guidelines and expectations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
·     Assist with the installation of required tower equipment, including, but not limited to, masts, clamping, bracing, supports, antennas, remote radio units, cabling, and bolting
·       Assist with the assembly of different types of structures such as rooftops, monopoles, self-supports, and guide towers
·       Assist with the installation of transmission and fiber trunk lines
·       Assist with the installation of power trunk lines
·       Support site cleanup and site upkeep as directed by the Foreman and/or local management
Load, transport, and unload tools, materials, and equipment in a safe manner
·       Complete all required Company documentation
·       Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.
Education: High school diploma, general education degree (G.E.D.), or related trade school education
·       Up to one-year wireless telecommunications experience
·       Basic knowledge of knots and tower rigging preferred
·       Must have or obtain and maintain documented Authorized Climber & Competent Climber/Rescue certification from an accredited institution
·       Must have or obtain and maintain OSHA 10 construction training card
·       Must have or obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR certification
Technical Skills:
·       Computer and Microsoft Office proficiency
·       Ability to operate power tools and hand tools
Soft Skills:
·       Ability to read, comprehend, and carry out instructions
·       Strong verbal communication skills
·       Ability to meet strict deadlines
·       Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams
·       Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
Physical Requirements:
·       Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
·       Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets Company requirements
·       Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 75 lbs.
·       Ability to pull his/her own body weight, plus equipment weight, up a vertical tower to 500 feet repeatedly for long periods of time
·       Ability to reach, climb, and/or grasp ladders or other tall structures
·       Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather
·       Ability to work long and unpredictable hours
·       Ability to travel away from home up to 75% of the time, including weekends and extended travel. Travel includes local site travel or national travel depending on business needs.