Top Tower Hand, 2577

EZ Wave, Inc.
Location Oakdale, CA
Date Posted March 7, 2019
Category Tower Hand
Job Type Full-Time
Local Hires Only? No, Anyone Can Apply


About EZwave, Inc.

EZwave is a full-service wireless communications support partner. Our expertise is in engineering, building, and maintaining microwave networks. EZwave is expanding its team of professionals and is seeking to add a full-time Tower Top Hand climber.

Job summary

The Tower Top Hand climber is responsible for the installation and maintenance of microwave technology and transmission cables with job sites in Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties. Work will be at heights of 30-600 feet, and may include off-peak (nighttime) cut-overs.  No long-distance traveling is required. Duties may include:

  • Microwave antennas: installation, alignment with Sunsight instruments
  • Cabling: DC power, RF transmission, network and fiber
  • Rope skills: Capstan Winch, payloads, knots and blocks
  • Safety: EMI, tower integrity, rope rescue


  • Tower climbing certification such as ComTrain is REQUIRED
  • 3+ years climbing experience
  • Foreman experience a plus
  • Ability to work at heights for extended periods of time and in inclement weather
  • Physically able to lift, carry, push and pull up to 75 lbs. above your head
  • Physically able to climb up to 600 feet and maintain an acceptable pace
  • Valid California driver’s license and clean DMV record
  • Willing and able to work outside of normal business hours including nights and weekends


  • Microwave antennas: installation, alignment with Sunlight instruments
  • Power systems: +48VDC, terminal blocks, rectifiers, AC generator and battery array
  • Fiber optics: connection types, fiber types and best installation practices
  • Transmission cables: tower hangers, grounding and weather proofing RF connections
  • Rope skills: Capstan Winch, payloads, knots and blocks
  • Safety: EMI, tower integrity, and rope rescue
  • EMI/RF understanding: side lobes, Fresnel zone, down tilt and multi path
  • Network Technology: program and manage wireless radios


  • Company vehicles and tools
  • Company logo shirts, casual denim attire
  • Direct deposit
  • Quarterly Attendance Bonus
  • Extended Weekend Getaway Bonus
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Medical
  • Simple IRA plan
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Good Samaritan Bonus program
  • Continued Education Incentives and Bonuses
  • Personal Health
  • Mobile phone reimbursement

EZwave provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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