cellular tower

Crew Lead – Level 3

December 11, 2018Published by

Department: Operations
Reports To: Operations Manager

Job Summary:
The crew lead (Level 3) position is a leader of a crew and duties include all aspects of tower work, advanced training requirements, and leadership characteristics. The Level 3 position requires the comprehension and advanced use of varying tools and test equipment. This individual will be responsible for ensuring jobsite safety of all team members and others in close proximity to our working environment. In addition, the employee will be required to pass several advanced safety and knowledge-based courses applicable to the position.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Competent at Assessing Site/Job
  2. Ensure Safety Compliance of Self and others on the Crew (filing out JHA and PPE forms for every job)
  3. Capstan/Cathead Certifications
  4. Passive Intermodulation Certification (PIM)
  5. Competent Level 3 Rigger
  6. Good Housekeeping
  7. Responsible for All Aspects for Job
  8. Quality Contol
  9. NOC Notifications
  10. Tower Inspections, to include the use of TPT software and Theodlite
  11. Tensionometer Use
  12. Completed Close-Outs within 24 Hours of Job Completion
  13. Complete Varying Knowledlge-Based Courses:
    1. Differing Technologies
    2. RF Knowledge
    3. Antenna Knowledge
    4. Impedance Knowledge
    5. Frequency Use
    6. TMA & CBC Knowledge
    7. Bias Injectors
  14. Complete OSHA 30 Course
  15. Competent Multi-Meter Use
  16. Proficient at reading Site Drawings/Blueprints
  17. Self-Initiative
  18. Complete Leadership Training Courses
  19. Positive Evaluation (top 25%)

Required Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills:

  1. Successful completion of all Level 1 & 2 Requirements
  2. Manager recommendation
  3. Job requires frequent light to medium lifting (10-50lbs) and occasional heavy to very heavy lifting (> 50 lbs) (per document 37.02 U.S. Department of Labor Physical Demand Characteristics of Work).


  • Starting hourly : Based on Experience
  • Work Schedule: 40+ hours per week scheduled; possible night and weekend work
  • Travel Required: Yes ($35/night per diem when staying out of town)
  • Benefits:
    • Profit Sharing (after 6 months)
    • 401K Package (after 1 year)
    • 4 Paid Vacation Days/Year
    • PTO (24 Hours after 90 days; 80 hours PTO (after 1 year)

Measures of Success:

  • Satisfactory knowledge/completion of all key responsibilities for position.
  • Successful completion of Anritsu/PIM/Level 3 Rigger Courses
  • Successful completion of OSHA 30 Course
  • Thorough knowledge of the following areas, applicable to telecommunications:
    • Varying Technologies
    • RF Knowledge
    • Antenna Knowledge
    • Frequency Use
    • Impedance Knowledge
    • TMA & CBC Knowledge
  • Successful Completion of Leadership Training Courses
  • The individual must receive a positive evaluation by his/her manager (top 25%)

Process for Performance Review:

  • Performance reviews will be written
  • Performance reviews will be administered annually on employees date of hire anniversary
  • A written copy will be given to employee
  • An employee tech level guide will be discussed during each evaluation, outlining the requirements for advancement to differing tech levels and associated pay rates.