How to Get a Tower Climbing Certification

In order to become a tower climber in the wireless industry, you will need several different credentials. A tower climbing certification and specific training can help you stand out as an applicant.  The specific requirements for becoming a tower climber vary depending on the type of operation you want to work for. In general, however, […]

Hidden Communication Jobs

When people think of the communication industry, and the jobs within it, they usually think of broadcasters, cell phone providers, and cameramen and women. But, there are so many jobs hidden below the surface that make every facet of communication possible. These are the unseen, behind the scene, and little known about career fields that […]

Tower Climbers – Things you didn’t know

Tower climbers rarely get the credit for bravery that firefighters, police officers, and US troops fighting wars do. It takes strength, finesse, guts, and perseverance to climb towers everyday, sometimes 60 hours per week, in every condition known to man. Those who choose the profession aren’t in it for the glory, the recognition, or the […]

Self Preservation for Tower Climbers

Tower climbers are taking a proactive approach and taking control of their own destiny as risks and challenges have increased. There are many things that tower climbers are doing to improve their probability for safety and success while performing their job. Prevention is Better than Cure There is a unique world of wireless computer towers. […]

Cell Tower Climbers: Dos and Donts

In 2013 thirteen professional cell tower climbers were killed on the job. Between 2003 and 2011, nearly 100 were killed. Thirteen people doesn’t seem like a whole lot of people compared to some other hazardous jobs, such as loggers or structural steel workers, but there are comparatively few cell tower workers making the rate of […]

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 […]

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 […]