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(Archived) Tower Top Hand

Last Updated: 6/20/23

Job Description

Experienced Cell Tower Top Hand needed to join a growing team in NC/SC and TN. WAVSYS will provide Cell Tower Top Hands with the required tools and equipment in order to successfully perform their assigned tasks. Cell Tower Top Hand candidates must possess a good driving history and valid driver’s license, pass a drug test, background screening, and have a verifiable work history. WAVSYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer but has a zero-tolerance policy for failed drug tests and background checks.

Cell Tower Top Hands should be experienced in the Cellular Telecommunications tower industry, have military communications experience, or have graduated from a trade school with an emphasis on electronics and communications. Tower Top Hands should have experience climbing tall structures using OSHA standards and approved safety gear. You should not be afraid of heigths. The focus of the Cell tower Top Hand will be building and upgrading Cell tower infrastructure on a daily basis. Cell Tower Top Hands should have a positive attitude and contribute to the success of the team. Safety and quality are a priority. Veterans of the US Armed Forces are encouraged to apply.


Above market hourly compensation will be offered along with bonus and paid expenses


North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee


Verizon/Ericsson 4XTX project – current and expected to continue until 2020


  • Verizon and Ericsson equipment experience required
  • Ability to read and speak English, comprehend and carry out instructions given verbally and in writing
  • Must be PC literate
  • Must work well within a team environment, and be a leader on the tower
  • Ability to follow Team Leader instructions & directions
  • Communicate well and in a timely fashion in person, by phone and radio with managers and co-workers
  • Possess construction experience
  • First hand working experience with cellular site construction required (Includes but not limited to the installation, swap, decommissioning, upgrading of RRU/Hybrid Fiber/Raycap/Coax runs/Jumpers/Antenna/DC power, TMA)
  • Must be able to read and understand plumbing diagrams
  • Authorized climber & competent climber/rescue certification from an accredited entity such as Comtrain (Successful candidates will be re-certified under WAVSYS)
  • OSHA Construction 10 HR Safety and Training program, or possess an OSHA 10-hour Safety Card
  • Rigging certification
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • RF Awareness certification
  • Climb and perform work at various heights up to 500 feet, for long periods of time, up to 10 hours if needed
  • Be in good physical health, able to stoop, bend, crawl, squat and lift 50lbs
  • Be physically able to pull equipment weight up vertically repeatedly for long periods of time
  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours
  • Be comfortable to work outdoors and in all types of weather
  • Must be local, or willing to relocate to NC/SC

Company Details

Chicago, Illinois, United States
WAVSYS is a solutions company offering contract, contract-to-hire, direct placement and managed services to top companies in the United States.