Pillar Innovations

  • Tower Services Top Hand - Farmington, NM

    Job Locations US-NM-Farmington
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Looking to join a rapidly growing company that offers stable work and is committed to safety? Now is a great time to apply for a Tower Services Top Hand position at Pillar innovations. The Tower Services Top Hand will be responsible for climbing communications towers at heights of 300'+ for the purpose of installing, repairing, constructing, and maintaining various communication systems.  The Tower Services Top Hand will work on various tasks and projects with non-carriers and carriers, that may include but not be limited to:  Line and Antenna Installation, Microwave and Dish Installs, Trouble Shooting, Tower Inspections, Tower Maintenance, etc…  This position requires individuals to maintain rigid safety standards, while performing quality work in a fast-paced environment.   


    More about us: Pillar Innovations prides itself on being a company that delivers superior systems and services long after the sale. Throughout the company's history, Pillar has been a pioneer of many new technologies and continues to establish new solutions to fulfill the needs of the energy, mining, environmental, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, wireless communications, and food & beverage sectors. Pillar is a single source for a variety of products including the EMU –Electric Mine Utility, Fiber Optics, Atmospheric Monitoring, Communications, Fire Suppression and Intrinsically Safe & Explosion Proof products. We currently have opportunities in Farmington, NM, Morgantown, WV, and Nashville, TN markets.


    Perks and Benefits:

    • Hourly Bonus Incentive Pay while on the Tower and for Designated Rescue Climbers
    • Competitive wages with Per-diem rates above industry standards
    • Company supplied Tools & Safety Equipment
    • Quarterly PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Allowance
    • Medical, Dental, Vision Plans
    • Company paid Basic Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability – with buy-up options
    • 401K with company match
    • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off


    • Assist Tower Foreman with Supervision of a crew of 2-5 climbers
    • Maintain safety and quality guidelines
    • Safely and efficiently complete repairs and upgrades at elevated heights 
    • Follow instructions to accomplish assigned work in a timely and accurate manner
    • Maintain proper use of company vehicles, credit cards and other assigned assets
    • Read customer blueprints and execute scope of work per the customer’s specifications
    • Expansion and upgrades to established major cellular carrier networks, new installs, turn-key, microwave, LMR
    • Pre-Work and Post-Work site audits
    • Site upgrades and Capacity expansion
    • Ability and willingness to train team members
    • Other duties as assigned



    • Valid driver’s license required
    • 1+ years of Top Hand experience; 3+ years of tower climbing experience OR experience in a position with elevated working conditions
    • Current authorized tower climber or competent climber and rescue certification
    • Ability to work at heights upwards of 300’ +
    • Experience installing and maintaining: cabling, antennas, microwave dishes, tower builds (NEW/MODS), site inspections, FAA lighting systems, cell carriers (Sprint, T-MOB, Verizon, USCC, Etc.)
    • Awareness of general accounting/costing practices
    • Knowledge of and ability to operate test equipment (i.e. RF sweep gear, PIM and fiber testing)
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Working knowledge software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Able to travel extensively and work a flexible schedule
    • Willingness to undergo a background and drug screening is required


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