Tower Technician / Climber

Galaxy Technology Hires LLC - Philadelphia, PA

Our client is a group of driven, dynamic people focused on researching, interpreting and capitalizing on the global trading markets. Headquartered in Chicago since 1999, the firm has expanded over the years as a global operation with offices in London, Singapore and New York.

They are a privately-funded company that is owned and managed by trading professionals who have set high standards around trust and leadership in a quantitative trading environment. They trade across all major asset classes on multitudes of electronic exchanges around the world, with a strong track record of success through all market conditions.

Their casual atmosphere, culture of continuous learning and innovation, and philosophy of rewarding outstanding performance based on merit rather than tenure or title has attracted brilliant people from around world. They value people and pride themselves on being a diverse set of individuals. Employees have notable backgrounds from the trading industry, Silicon Valley, tech companies, startups, world renowned research labs, top tier Universities, and PhD programs.


We are currently seeking a highly competent and technically advanced Field Engineer/Tower Climber to build and maintain a sophisticated high performance network infrastructure.


Location: Remote with travel to sites between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Work vehicle provided. 

This full-time opening is with a cutting edge firm responsible for developing and maintaining high-performance technology infrastructure backed by a world class support team. As a member of the wireless network team, you will be backed by a 24x7 Network Operations Center while you are actively supporting from the field, testing and troubleshooting a wide range of technical, IP-based equipment on tower & rooftop based sites.

Highly competitive compensation and benefits packages:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Performance based bonus

What it takes to join this team:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in telecommunications rigging and engineering
  • Comfortable working at heights on a range of telecommunications structures including poles, towers, masts and rooftops to install antennas, feeders and ancillary equipment. Erection and fixing of steel structures to facilitate the installation of telecommunications equipment
  • Working with cranes, cherry pickers and Elevated Work Platforms (EWP’s) as required carrying out works on site
  • Aptitude in IP networking which includes IP addressing and basic routing
  • Termination and Testing of telecommunications cables of various types and sizes including, coaxial and Fiber, correct cable pulling techniques, racking, grounding systems, static precautions, non-ionizing transmission safety
  • Experience with identifying all major types of video, RF, Fiber and power connectors
  • Strong understanding around AC and DC power systems and conversions including: voltage and wiring of single and poly-phase alternating current cables, direct current, and negative grounded direct current
  • Tower Certification: (Authorized Climber/Rescuer) according to ANSI/OSHA recommended standards as a minimum (otherwise training may be provided)
  • Must be a proficient sweep tester and able to troubleshoot and demonstrate the ability to use the following
    • multi-meter
    • Field Fox/ Anritsu
    • Spectrum Analyzer
    • Bit Error Tester/ Ethernet Tester 1Gb/ 10Gb
    • Optical Time Domain Deflector (OTDR)
  • Must be experienced in all aspects of line and antenna system installation, replacement and maintenance i.e. coax, jumpers, ODU / TMA’s, connectors, weatherproofing, etc
  • Clean driving record and be able to pass a drug test and background check
  • Open to travel
          o 75% of time spent in Pennsylvania / New Jersey
          o 25% of time throughout the Mid-Atlantic
          o Potential for minimal travel to the UK 
  • Strong analytic and creative problem solving abilities required
  • Highly organized and can maintain an inventory of tools, parts, and equipment in their assigned truck
  • Desire to learn and be a team player, have strong integrity and the drive and commitment to be the best you can be in your field of work
  • Reliable and predictable attendance
  • Physical requirements:
    • Ability to climb up to 1000 feet, but most heights are between 150 to 400
    • Rigging – Ability to attach ropes, slings, and pulleys to tower and lift loads up to 1500lbs with hoists/winches
    • Mounting equipment - Ability to mount dishes, radios and other tower equipment while suspended in a climbing harness
    • Loading and uploading rigging trailers and trucks - Ability to lift up to 75lbs into rigging trailer or pick-up trucks
    • Able to move large spools of cable

Posted On: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Position Contact
Brandon Garrett
President and Founder

Brandon Garrett is a recruiting leader that has been in the business for over 15 years. He has successfully built teams for some of the most high-caliber, cutting edge companies in the world. He has successfully recruited top-notch engineers, scientists and technical professionals within 6 of 7 continents across the globe. Some of his ambitious recruits are currently working on technology that will explore other planets and systems among our solar system, as well as launch and carry humans to Mars, leading humanity to the next giant step in evolution, of becoming a multi-planetary species.

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