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Tower Hand

Company: Pearce Services
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION: Tower Hand


PEARCE SERVICES is a leading nationwide provider of outsourced operations, maintenance, and engineering services for mission-critical infrastructure including telecommunication networks, renewable energy installations (solar and wind), electric vehicle charging stations, and large-scale power generation and batteries. With over 1,500 employees, Pearce is a fast-growing leader in its class through continuous innovation and robust growth objectives. Pearce offers innovative, tech-enabled services across its four distinctive brands: Pearce Services, Pearce Renewables, MaxGen Energy Services, and World Wind & Solar -- each with a strong reputation in their respective high-growth markets. Learn more about Pearce at


As Tower Hand, your duties and responsibilities will involve installation, moderation, repair, and performing routine maintenance on electrical equipment, such as power lines, cell tower components, or radio antenna equipment. This role will be working in a crew environment assisting with structural projects, which may include new builds, site mods, or installations on a rooftop. Daily activities may include on-site installation, repair, and modification.


  • This role supports the Tower team in the installation, maintenance, and de-installation of all aspects of wireless cell sites.
  • Climbing towers and ladders of various heights
  • Maintaining, repairing, and occasionally installing various cell tower types.
  • Construction, troubleshooting, calibration, testing, and maintenance of telecommunications equipment.
  • Maintain proper installation, troubleshooting, and repair techniques
  • Performing additional maintenance or upgrades on out-of-season equipment.
  • Conducting performance checks and regular maintenance.
  • Working with a crew and responding to service calls in a timely manner.
  • Complete assigned tasks within project scope accurately and efficiently
  • Participate in and carry out installation, repair, modification, optimization, or acceptance test procedures of wireless infrastructures and electrical equipment
  • Ability to travel for multiple days with Per Diem


  • Previous telecommunications tower experience
  • Comfortable in both climbing and heights
  • Knowledge of electronic, mechanical, and electrical components
  • Must be able/willing to comply with all safety procedures and protective gear.
  • Skilled in the use of Hand / Power tools
  • Able to operate a computer or tablet
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings (a plus)
  • Must have a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record (if driving a Company Vehicle) and be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Climbing Safety & Rescue Certification (a plus and assistance may be provided for renewals)
  • Compliance with FCC/FAA/EPA/OSHA Regulations
  • Outstanding work ethic, punctual and on time
  • High level of organization and scheduling abilities
  • Desire to succeed and learn new skills.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Ability to work well as a member of a field crew.
  • Acute attention to detail and construction quality
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Must have a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record (if driving a Company Vehicle) and be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Preference is given to those candidates able to be on call and travel for work.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Climbing structures and or operating lifts for prolonged periods.
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining 100% safety awareness
  • Calculate figures and amounts and understand rigging techniques
  • Work in extreme weather, high altitudes, and in remote areas
  • Climb over 80 ft, lift over 50 pounds and stretching above your head, stooping, bending, kneeling, squatting, climbing, and standing for long periods of time; have unimpaired hearing; able to distinguish between colors; read printed materials
  • Travel to projects in the market area


Pearce offers a family-friendly and innovative culture with opportunities for growth, competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance), PTO, and a 401(k) retirement plan. Also provided are a company vehicle, phone, laptop, or tablet (if required for your role), and all necessary tools and safety equipment.

Pearce Services believes in strength through diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Pearce Services, Newark , Tower Hand, Other , Newark, California

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