The MasTec Companies

Tower Technician I

Job Locations US-NY-East Syracuse
ID 2022-8111
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


The Tower Technician I will install, maintain, and operate wired, wireless, fiber optic and microwave telecommunications equipment and systems. As a Tower Technician, support will be provided in the maintenance and operation of generators, HVAC, and telecommunication site infrastructures.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understands and implements MasTec Network Solutions (MNS) Health Safety and Environmental Policies. (Safety Manual).

  • Understands and implements Industry standards (OSHA, TIA10-48, NATE CTS and ANSI)

  • Climbing towers and ladders at various heights

  • Erection of various tower types

  • Off-loading material and inventory

  • Preparation and cleaning of sites

  • Installation of new carriers on new build and existing towers

  • Assists in tower erection using helicopters, cranes and gin poles

  • Assists in the assembly of monopole, all weld and knock down self-support and guyed towers

  • Assists in the antenna installation of microwave parabolic 1 to 15-foot, VHF, UHF, cellular and FM broadcast antennas

  • Assists in the transmission line and installation of foam/air dielectric coaxial, hardline and elliptical waveguide.

  • Assists in the installation of all aspects of ell site foundations, grounding and conduits, with electrical installations where applicable.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Training

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Skills and Experience

  • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions per prints

  • Working knowledge of safety standards and regulations.

  • NWSA certification is a plus

  • Must have the ability to climb towers, be able to pick up 50 lbs., and capable of working up to 12 hours.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions

Working Conditions

  • Must be available to work weekends and/or nights, in extreme weather conditions if necessary

  • Must have the ability and be willing to travel extensively, as required for job related functions.

  • Must be able to work out of market or away from home as work demands.


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