Tower Hand, 2037

Velociter Wireless
Location Escalon, California
Date Posted March 20, 2017
Category Tower Hand
Job Type Full-Time
Local Hires Only? Yes, Only Locals Apply




Velociter Overview:

  • Velociter Wireless has been the leading wireless Internet provider for the California Central Valley since 2003. We are expanding our operations and are seeking candidates to join our growing team. Velociter has an opening for a Tower Hand to assist with new microwave tower deployments, maintenance, and equipment upgrades.


Job Description:

  • The RF & Tower Technician is responsible for installation of wireless equipment, specifically antennas, lines and radio equipment. The technician will be responsible for installing, tuning, aligning, troubleshooting and testing of RF and microwave components. Work is performed on the Velociter Wireless private network throughout the Central California area.  Much of the work will be at-height (30-550 feet). No long-distance traveling is required.



  • Climb towers to install, replace, upgrade, and troubleshoot wireless equipment
  • Accurately maintains van and installation or service parts inventory
  • Keeps workplace clean and organized
  • Pulling and terminating CAT5/ CAT6 in commercial environments
  • Rack and Stack work, closet work, putting together server racks, patch panels
  • Testing cables; Cable Management
  • Troubleshooting networking issues
  • Grounding; Color Coding; Millivolt Meter Testing
  • Other duties as needed and as directed


Required skills:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency
  • 1+ year hands-on tower climbing experience
  • Ability to work at night and off-shift hours
  • Must be a certified tower climber (ComTrain or other)
  • Rope and rigging skills
  • Good typing/computer skills
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Must pass drug screening and background check
  • Ability to visually distinguish colors
  • Must be able to work outside of normal business hours (i.e.: shift work), to include nights and weekends, if needed



  • Generous paid time off (vacation time)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Retirement savings options with company matching
  • Healthcare insurance coverage
  • Continued education training compensation and bonuses
  • Personal time off
  • Company vehicles and tools
  • Company logoed shirts, casual denim attire
  • Attendance bonus (quarterly)
  • Attendance bonus (annual)
  • Mobile phone reimbursement
  • Gym membership reimbursement and incentives
  • Direct deposit


Required experience:

  • Tower climbing experience: 1+ year




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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