Tower Crew Foreman - Direct Hire - East Coast

Clearance Level
Cranberry Twp, Pennsylvania
Key Skills For Success

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Computer Literacy

Progress Reports

REQ#: RQ146419
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description
  • There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Tower Crew Foreman joining our team to support Verizon activities (Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia). At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Tower Crew Foreman supporting Wireless Carriers, you will be trusted to perform installation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications wireless systems.
  • In this role, a typical day will include:
  • Installs, maintains and repairs voice, data and wireless communications systems.
  • Maintains telecommunications equipment and installs, rearranges and removes equipment and associated wiring.
  • Interprets service orders, circuit diagrams, and electrical schematics.
  • Tests, locates, and repairs equipment problems associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance.
  • Verifies work order information and receipt of all necessary equipment and information.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Required Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

  • 3+ years of related experience plus Associates degree. Related experience will be accepted in lieu of degree. 
  • Ability to lead and manage multiple tower climbers/crew
  • Ability to effectively communicate with GDIT management team and assigned tower crew on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for overall performance including safety, quality, production and financials. - Basic computer skills to send daily progress reports, safety reports, and quality audits with back-up photos and videos.
  • Must be willing to work long hours outside in the elements to include heat/cold/precipitation/freezing temps climbing a cell tower at height of approximately 200 feet in a full body harness suspended at varying heights for up to 10 hours.  
  • 6 -8 weeks work rotation on depending on weather and then 1 week off (2 weekends)
  • Candidates are required to complete General Dynamics training before working in the field (CPR, First Aid Training, RF Awareness, and Climbing/Rigging Certifications).  
  • This  job requires frequent travel and overnight stays near the work location. The ideal candidate is willing to travel to various work locations throughout the assigned geographic territory and stay overnight to compete assignments at company expense.
  • Candidates must be willing to travel 100% of the time. Travel will be within the states of (Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia)​.
  • Preferred:

Prior Tower Climbing experience.

Experience with Verizon, or other wireless carrier installations


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required


About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.