Microwave Tower Technician I

Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/7/2023 6:07 PM)
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At MasTec Communications Group we build for the future. Yours and ours.


As a Tower Technician I, you will develop new skills, work in a safety-minded environment, and join us in expanding technology for a better community. Join the MasTec family and help us provide the highest level of quality service to our customers and communities while maintaining our commitment to safety!


As a Tower Technician I, you are responsible for installing, maintaining, and operating wired, wireless, fiber optic, and microwave telecommunications equipment and systems. You believe in doing the job right. Being the best. And you’re up for the challenge.


In addition, you will:

  • Understand and implement MasTec Communications Group (MNS) Health Safety and Environmental Policies. (Safety Manual).
  • Understand and implement Industry standards (OSHA, TIA10-48, NATE CTS, and ANSI)
  • Climb towers and ladders at various heights
  • Conduct erection of various tower types
  • Off-load material and inventory
  • Prepare and cleaning of sites
  • Install new carriers on new build and existing towers
  • Assist in tower erection using helicopters, cranes, and gin poles
  • Assist in the assembly of the monopole, all weld and knock down self-support and guyed towers
  • Assist in the antenna installation of microwave parabolic 1 to 15-foot, VHF, UHF, cellular, and FM broadcast antennas
  • Assist in the transmission line and installation of foam/air dielectric coaxial, hardline, and elliptical waveguide.
  • Assist in the installation of all aspects of ell site foundations, grounding, and conduits, with electrical installations where applicable.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Salary Range

  • $20.00 - $25.00/hr

Benefits/Incentive Pay
We offer competitive compensation for professional, skilled and hourly employees. Our employees are covered by a variety of health insurance plans nationwide, with dental, health, vision care, short- and long-term disability, basic life, AD&D, and supplemental life and AD&D offerings. We also provide a 401(k)-retirement savings program with a company match, as well as a company stock purchase plan.

This position is not eligible for bonus or commission payments.

Apply Now

If interested, please apply:  mnscareers.mastec.com


About You:

  • Safety is a part of your day to day
  • You have a track record of completing work with a high level of quality
  • You have a knack for figuring out hard problems and enjoy a hands-on approach to your work
  • You are looking for long-term projects
  • You enjoy getting your hands dirty with your team
  • You have a High School Degree, or equivalent, with 8 years of experience.
  • You have the ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions per prints
  • You have a working knowledge of safety standards and regulations.
  • Possession of a WSA certification is a plus
  • You must have the ability to climb towers, be able to pick up 50 lbs., and be capable of working up to 12 hours.
  • You must have a valid driver’s license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions
  • You must be available to work weekends and/or nights, in extreme weather conditions if necessary
  • You have the ability and be willing to travel extensively, as required for job related functions.
  • You will be able to work out of the market or away from home as work demands.


Hard work pays off. See what you’ll get for your effort:


Financial Security

  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term disability
  • Red Wing Boot Voucher

Health and Wellness

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • HSA flexible spending
  • Dependent care flexible spending
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Work/Life Balance

  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Family and medical leave
  • Bereavement leave

Employee Referral Program


Refer someone who delivers excellence just like you and receive a $1,000 incentive for a referral that becomes a permanent hire!


We meet your commitment with competitive pay and benefits. If this sounds like you, let’s talk. Build your career with MasTec!


MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.


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