Telecom Towers

5 Types of Telecom Towers

There are many different types of cell towers in the telecom industry, and they range from simple structures to highly complex and technologically advanced ones. Generally speaking, there are five main types of cell towers: lattice towers, guyed towers, monopole towers, camouflage towers, and stealth towers. When you’re on the job as a tower climber, […]

How Does Tower Climber Insurance Work?

A tower climber’s job is among the most dangerous jobs in the world. These workers scale 100-foot towers and replace antennas. There are plenty of risks to be aware of, such as falls, equipment failures, and third-party liability. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to protect yourself. Avoiding the need to use […]

Where Today’s Wireless Companies Go to Find Quality Job Applicants

  There are many ways to find quality job applicants for vacant positions within wireless companies. This guide will provide information on how companies in the wireless industry can locate and hire the best talent in the market. By utilizing the right tools and resources, employers can make sure that the job applicants they bring in […]

Things You Didn’t Know About Tower Climbers

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 […]

Tower Climber Footwear

Tower Climbing Boots: The Best Footwear for Tower Climbers

Out of all the equipment tower climbers need to do their job; harnesses, ropes, helmets, and carabineers, it can be easy to discount the feet. Even in regular jobs, the feet are overlooked until the end of the day when they are aching, dry, and cracked. That’s why tower climbing boots are so important. Beyond […]

How Many Tower Climbers Die Per Year?

Tower climbing, an obscure field with no more than 10,000 workers, has a mortality rate roughly 10 times that of construction. In the last nine years, alone, nearly 100 tower climbers have been killed on the job. Alarmingly, more than half of them were working on cell sites. An investigation led by ProPublica and PBS […]

How to Become a Tower Climber

Tower climbing is a great field to get into. The biggest challenge is to find a way into the industry when you’re new to the trade. Being a greenhorn doesn’t mean that you won’t be able to find a job as a tower climber. There are always opportunities for those willing to work for them. […]

Electrical Alpinist

Electrical Alpinist: What is an Electrical Alpinist?

An electrical alpinist takes on the tasks of inspecting, maintaining, and repairing cell towers. This is a rewarding job for those who are brave and highly skilled. They know their work facilitates communication in daily life and ensures people remain connected while on the go. How does a person go about pursuing a career in […]