Feb 20, 2019

Tower Climber - Veterans with Communications Experience

$14.00 - $31.00 hourly
  • Newkirk Electric
  • Michigan (Battle Creek, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Muskegon, Saginaw areas)
Full-Time Construction Installation - Maint - Repair Skilled Labor Telecommunications

Job Description

Position Summary

Newkirk Electric is seeking veterans with a background in communications for both experienced and inexperienced (will train) tower climber candidates for employment in its Telecommunications Division. Newkirk Electric offers the opportunity to join a highly motivated team of construction professionals who thrive in a fast-paced exciting environment and aren’t afraid of heights, travel or hard work. For more about the company visit: www.newkirk-electric.com.

 Job Duties

  • Rigging ropes, knot tying, lifting/hoisting
  • Installing coaxial, power and fiber optic cables
  • Attaching new steel to the existing structure
  • Installing antennas
  • Grounding the antenna system
  • Loading/unloading material, tools/equipment, etc.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Wages up to $31.00 per hour, commensurate with experience
  • Raises every 6 months for 1st 3 years then yearly after
  • Daily per diem regardless of work location
  • Weekly pay period
  • Company paid Medical, Dental & Vision insurance for employee and dependents
  • Company paid retirement plan
  • Company provided hotels
  • Company provided training
  • Company provided equipment

About Newkirk

  • In business since 1961
  • One of the largest Tower Contractors in the Midwest
  • Family owned and operated
  • Multi-Divisional Company with over 500 employees
  • Financially stable




Commensurate with Experience

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Valid U.S. driver’s license & working transportation
  • Be able to pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Be able to pass random drug tests upon employment
  • Be able to travel Monday thru Friday

 Physical Requirements

  • Climb towers up to 350 feet, daily
  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Work outdoors in all types of weather conditions

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