Telecom Tower Riggers-Calgary

    July 24, 2023
    Calgary, Canada
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    We are currently seeking Telecom Tower Riggers to join the Wesbell Communication team in performing all tasks required to construct wireless equipment fully civilly on rooftop and tower environments. We have an immediate need for entry level, level 2 and lead hands to join our operations team in Calgary. We provide industry leading training, so no experience required!

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities Include:

    • Assemble or erect communication towers using construction or rigging equipment
    • Check antenna positioning to ensure specified azimuths or mechanical tilts and adjust as necessary
    • Climb communications towers to install, replace or repair antennas or auxiliary equipment used to transmit and receive radio waves
    • Install all necessary transmission equipment components including antennas or antenna mounts, surge arrestors, transmission lines, connectors or tower-mounted amplifiers (TMA’s)
    • Install, connector test underground or aboveground grounding systems
    • Perform maintenance or repair work on existing tower equipment using hand or power tools
    • Perform general ground procedures, such as assembly of Microwave Dishes and steel structure assembly.
    • Any other duties that may be assigned

    Education (Theoretical Training)

    • OSSD or equivalent
    • Technical training is a plus but NOT REQUIRED

    Job Requirements & Experience

    • Must be comfortable working at heights or in confined spaces
    • Experience with reading and interpreting blueprints and engineered drawings is an asset but NOT REQUIRED
    • Basic understanding of wireless communication systems is an asset but NOT REQUIRED
    • Basic knowledge of the operation and safety requirements of power tools is an asset but NOT REQUIRED
    • General working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Practical ability and common sense
    • Manual dexterity and mechanical aptitude is required
    • Basic understanding of electricity and electrical safety is an asset but NOT REQUIRED
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean drivers abstract
    • May require use of personal vehicle
    • May be required to travel and work weekends, nights if required by customer
    • Must be a team player and possess a positive and professional attitude towards work and others
    • General housekeeping is a must
    • Fluent in English, written and oral

    If you are an extremely reliable individual and don’t mind the occasional out of town work this might be a perfect opportunity! We have tremendous advancement opportunities across the country and invest in our people! Please send resume in confidence to

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