Life of a Tower Climber

When people hear that you’re a tower climber, there are usually two things that that job description brings to mind. The first is, “Wow, you must be a serious daredevil.” The second is, “And you must make some serious cash.” Anyone who’s worked on cellular towers can attest to the prevalence of these reactions. “I […]

Tower Climber Safety Tips

Most employers often complain that the cost of tower fall prevention training and equipment is on the high side. These trainings are however important to prevent tower falls which are mostly very fatal. There have been cases of tower climbers falling to their death during tower installations, which makes adequate training and tower climber safety […]

ComTrain – Certified Tower Climbing Safety

Tower climbing is regularly recognized by various governing bodies, companies, and individuals, as one of the most dangerous occupations that a human can have. Although the work that tower climbers do is essential to the maintenance of our communication systems around the world, the job is certainly not without its risks. For example, in the […]

Biggest Tower Climbing Mistakes

Tower climbing can be a thrilling and valuable occupation. Most the people who have this occupation love it and are intrigued by the danger. In the 80’s, it was a small and highly specialized industry, but with the growth of communication over the past 30 years, the demand has grown exponentially. Some of the most […]

Tower Climbing Deaths

Cell phones are our era’s ubiquitous technology device. There are more active cell phones in the U.S. than actual people. For the first time, PBS investigation has revealed the number of fatalities at subcontractors working on each of the carrier’s networks: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobil, Verizon (Day, 2012). AT&T was racing to spin out a new […]

Hiring Tower Climbers

As someone that has the power of giving people a job, you know just how important it is that you do your job right. You don’t want to be giving the job to the wrong person, because you’ll just have to let them go within a few months! But one of the most complicated and […]

Women Tower Climbers

Tower climbers throughout the world are known for their incredible strength and daring. Climbing up towers that are completely exposed to the elements, in all weathers, carrying a large amount of equipment that is incredibly heavy, is not really for the faint of heart. Add into that the detailed knowledge, experience, and qualifications that a […]

Being A Tower Climber: Dangers And Rewards

From the beginning of time there have always been those people known as excitement seekers or adrenaline junkies who love living life on the edge and taking on jobs that would terrify most people. Then there are others who take on those dangerous jobs due to wanting to make the world a better place or […]

Tower Climber Gear

When you climb towers for a living, you want to know that the equipment that you are using will hold you. You want to know, beyond any doubt, that you are safe. But as we know, all technology eventually reaches a point where it cannot be used any more, and when you are a tower […]

Entry level tower climber jobs

In the recent period tower climbing is getting really popular among workers looking for entry level tower climber jobs and there are many reasons for that. One reason is the advance of technology and the growing number of newly erected cell towers that require maintenance and in some cases repair and installation. Of course, those […]