Field Engineer/Microwave Tower Technician

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Cranberry Twp, PA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023

TowerPros is seeking technically competent Field Engineer/Tower Climbers to build and maintain a sophisticated high performance wireless network in Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio.

What You’ll Do:

  • Promptly respond to network outages. Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair equipment in an efficient and timely manner.
  • New construction and maintenance of existing infrastructure on towers, rooftops, and other communication structures that ensure consistent, best-in-class quality and reliability.
  • Proactively communicate realistic timeline expectations for assigned tasks.
  • Provide informational daily reporting on job progress and operational or maintenance issues.
  • Become the on-site technical resource for sub-contractors during new construction.
  • Terminate and splice fiber using cutting edge equipment and techniques.
  • Participate in continuous trainings for new skillsets.
  • Regular completion and passing score of all mandatory company certifications.
  • Safely operate all supporting equipment, including vehicles, and rigging equipment.
  • Regular daily travel.
  • Other duties as assigned or needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Previously certified in a Tower rescue course (Authorized Climber/Rescue).
  • Experience rigging various communication structures and working with a capstan winch.
  • Willingness to take on and learn new tasks, as needed.
  • Reliable and predictable availability.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Must be highly motivated and proactive.
  • Basic network and subnetting knowledge.
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office and using a PC.
  • Ability to maintain clean, safe, and orderly working environments.
  • Flexibility with regards to work priority changes.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.


  • Microwave technology and/or millimeter experience.
  • Experience with installation of mounts to towers and other communication structures.
  • Microwave antenna & equipment installation, path alignment, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience and knowledge of AC and DC power systems including wiring of both types.
  • Experience with fusion splicing and troubleshooting fiber with OTDR.
  • Experience terminating and installing various sizes and types of coax cabling from 3/8 to 1”.
  • Capable of troubleshooting with Spectrum Analyzer and Cable/Antenna Analyzer.
  • Knowledge of RF theory and understanding of signal flow concepts.
  • Knowledge of various industry best practices for cabling, safety, and rigging.
  • Valid OSHA 10 certification preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced PC knowledge.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to competently climb all types of structures and towers up to 600 ft if required; Majority of towers climbed are between 150-400ft.
  • Travel is 60% - 100%. - Deploy from home, must be able to park take-home work vehicle.
    • Operations are typically between Toledo OH and Allentown PA along I-80.
    • Occasional travel outside of these areas will be required as needed.
    • Overnight stays will be required. Frequency is dependent on travel distance.
  • Ability to work overtime, evenings, and on call required. Occasional weekend work is required as needed or as part of on-call.
  • Willingness to work outside or inside in hot and cold weather conditions for long periods of time if required.
  • Long haul driving, sometimes up to 10 hours in a work shift; Majority of driving is between 1- 4 hours.
  • Required to be on feet/standing in one place 60% to 100% of the time.
  • Required to lift/carry equipment and tools as follows:
    • Over 150 lbs. – 1% of the time
    • 75 – 150 lbs. – 5% of the time
    • 25 to 75 lbs. – 50% of the time
    • 1 to 25 lbs. – 90% of the time

Any offer for this position shall be subject to TowerPros' receipt of background check results, driving records, and drug screening, as permitted by applicable law.

Benefits include:

- Overtime eligibility
- Medical, dental and vision insurance
- Employer Paid Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
- Paid vacation plus paid holidays
- Retirement plan with employer match
- Paid parental leave
- Wellness Programs
Hourly Pay Range
$31.25$40 USD