Female Tower Climbers

Tower climbing is one of the few remaining fields that seems to be over 95% male dominated. While rare, female tower climbers are not unheard of. In 2005, the US saw less than a dozen female tower climbers, the numbers aren’t much higher almost a decade later. Unlike the majority of the jobs in the […]

Best Tower Climbing Schools

Since not all companies provide on the job training, it can be worth the time to research outside schools and training programs. Even if the company you currently work for offers training, improvement of your skills is never a bad thing. Many colleges offer beneficial courses, such as, fall protection, climbing techniques, etc… But to […]

Fitness for new tower climbers

Preparing for a new career in tower climbing can be exhilarating and exciting, after all, it pays well and there is something about being 1000 feet up in the air that gives a person a whole new perspective on things. It is often said that the first couple of climbs are the toughest. Even experienced […]

Authorized Climber Certification

NATE TOWER CLIMBING AND RESCUE: NATE CERTIFICATION VSI Tower Climbing & Tower Rescue Authorized Climber VSI’s training programs have been developed in accordance with the guidelines set by the National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) Tower Climber Fall Protection Training Standard. Authorized Climber Certification Our training programs have been designed to ensure that the student understands the proper […]

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 […]

Tower Climber Jobs for Veterans

There has been a push in the country lately to give jobs to veterans of the military. The tower climbing industry is no different. In November of 2013, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, along with many privately held telecommunication companies, joined forces to create the program “Warriors 4 Wireless.” The purpose […]

Tower Climber Equipment and Prices

Where safety is concerned, no price is too high, but what equipment is really needed? What can you wait on and the biggest question of all, how much will it cost? A lot of companies will either supply the equipment you need to get started or take care of it for you. Some places though, […]

Tower Climbing – More than the Usual Career

The life of a tower climber is not one for many. It is a highly specialized occupation that requires focus and precision. What if you had the kind of job where you had to climb thousand foot structures on a daily basis for major cell phone carriers that care more about money than they do […]

Tower Climber Staffing Agency: Benefits

There are different ways of getting a job as a tower climber. But one method that has stood the test of time is that of using a staffing agency. Different agencies offer different services. There are many tower climber agencies out there that you can start with. But before that, it is important to note […]

Largest Tower Climbing Companies in the US

With so many companies to work for, there is a lot to think about when applying. Larger companies are more likely to have benefits and relocation potential. It can however, be harder to move up in a larger company. Crown Castle-  In 1994, Crown Castle started with just over 100 tower in Southwest Texas. Today […]