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Tower Hand Tiger Team- Top Hand-Local Work

CMS Wireless LLC
Hammond, LA
  • Expired: February 24, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

CMS Wireless is seeking Top Hands!

We offer a very competitive pay rates and a stable and safe work environment.


Job Title: Crew Member-Tower FLSA Status: Hourly

Status: Full Time Reports To: Crew Lead- Tower


Role is responsible to assist in the erection, construction, and/or maintenance of wireless towers. Ensure that work is performed in accordance with all safety and quality guidelines and expectations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform work on tower top, looking after all aspects of work while at the tower top, ensuring that a safe, quality installation has been performed, including rigging, hoisting, landing, fastening, loadhopping, etc.
  • Installation of up-top equipment including masts, clamping, bracing, supports, antennas, RRUs, cabling, bolting, assist in shooting proper azimuth within tolerances, labeling, picture-taking, documentation. Assist in gathering all closeout documents are an absolute must.
  • At the instruction of Tower Lead, perform coax, fiber, lines, and hybrid cable installation, connector installation, sweep and testing assisting, weather proofing, color-coding, labeling, etc. connect coax feedlines and jumpers per piping diagrams, and support and fasten adequately for a quality, lasting installation.
  • Do grounding, terminations, fastening, proper bolting and antioxidant use, support of leads, cadwelding as required, etc.
  • Assist on overall job on groundwork including all tasks required to build and install a site per customer specs, maintain safe work environment, daily use and completion of JSA forms, assisting with overall crew work, maintenance of vehicles and equipment, etc.
  • Must continue to work towards training and certifications for tower related work.
  • A plus to know how to read and understand drawings, piping diagrams, job specifications, mounting specs, testing procedures, etc.
  • Assist in the installation of all tower related aspects of wireless cell site
  • Ensure highest level of safety and quality control requirements are upheld
  • Assist in the assembly of monopole, self-support guyed towers, and rooftops
  • Assist in the transmission line and installation
  • Responsible for tool inventory and upkeep daily on job site
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to climb and perform work at various heights, up to 500 feet, for long periods of time
  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs.; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes
  • Must be able to pull his/her own body weight plus equipment weight up a vertical tower repeatedly for long periods of time
  • Must be willing to travel out of market/state, for up to several months at a time (90%)
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours
  • Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather
  • Valid driver's license is a plus

Minimum Qualifications

Technical Skills:

  • Successful completion of safety in rigging coursework required
  • Ability to operate aerial lifts, man lifts and aerial platform equipment a plus
  • Successful completion of industrial first aid and rescue training and possess a competent climber card
  • Ability to read and understand drawings, piping diagrams, job specifications, mounting specs, testing procedures, etc.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment on the crew and be a valued member of the team and the company.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background and drug test.

Soft Skills:

  • Communicate in person, by phone and radio with supervisor, foreman and co-workers
  • Must work in a team environment participating in tailboards throughout the day
  • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions
  • Must be able to work with a team, and independently as required

Supervisory Requirements:


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with overtime requirements.


Light travel is required for this position. Usually between 0 to 50% of the time.

Required Education and Experience

High School diploma or general education degree (GED); related trade school education preferred

One to three years experience in climbing towers, tiger team, or installs

Our Benefits

CMS offers a comprehensive benefits package that is designed to enhance all aspects of our employees' well-being. In addition to competitive pay; our benefits package includes:

  • Health, dental, and vision plans (for team members and their families)
  • Financial planning through our 401(k) program
  • Additional benefits including life and disability insurance

CMS encourages a healthy lifestyle by providing paid time off to our valued team members.

EEO Statement

CMS Wireless provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability and genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CMS Wireless complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

CMS Wireless expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of CMS Wireless's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

CMS Wireless LLC


Hammond, LA
70403 USA