Tower Climber Top Hand (Comm) at Pike Electric, Inc in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Tower Climber Top Hand (Comm) requires being knowledgeable and proficient in all aspects of running the tower top and bottom, with attention to all jobs being completed safely, quickly, accurately, and efficiently. This position will engage in the installation, inspection, or maintenance of tower sites as required by various client requests. The positions mission is accomplished through the performance of some or all of the following functions or tasks:

Essential Functions:

  • Climb towers to lead in installation, replacement, and troubleshooting of wireless equipment based on direction from Foreman and Construction Manager.

  • Perform all tasks in a safe manner, ensuring safety of self and crew by adhering to work practices outlined in the Health & Safety Manual;

  • Lead by example, demonstrating an attitude of safety, cost control, asset management, and professionalism to all in direct supervision;

  • Manage, inspect and maintain personal protective equipment, including climbing harness, protective headgear, climbing devices, and necessary safety equipment, and complete daily log;

  • Daily preparation and planning to enable efficient travel to sites and performance of duties at sites;

  • Manage assets/equipment such as vehicle, phone, computer, camera, harness, and safety equipment;

  • Utilize email and telephone as preferred means of corporate communication;

Minimum Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel 100% of time.

  • Able to successfully complete the pre-employment process (Background Check, Drug Test and clean MVR driving record).

  • Must be able to lift and carry 75 pounds regularly unassisted.

  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

  • Availability to work irregular hours and/or respond to emergency call-outs on a 24-hour basis.

  • 2 years of conducting similar like work is required.

  • Must possess a COM TRAIN License.

  • OSHA 10/30 License preferred.

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English.

  • Must be able to obtain a CDL.


  • Current Com Train or equivalent certification in Tower Climbing Safety and Rescue Certification Required.

  • 2+ years of current experience in conducting similar like type work.

  • Prior experience with Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Email.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.


  • Self-Motivated

  • Problem Solving

  • Team Oriented

  • Customer Oriented

  • Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies.


Pike is a Non-union Company

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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