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Top Hand

Company: Pearce Services
Location: Grand Forks
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

At PEARCE SERVICES , we've got a career for you.

Join the nation's leading service provider for critical telecom and network infrastructure, renewable energy installations (solar and wind), EV charging stations, and large-scale power generation and batteries. With over 1,800 team members, operating out of 25 offices throughout the country and servicing over 50,000 unique locations nationwide, Pearce provides a comprehensive service experience to our customers by offering a wide range of telecom and renewable energy assets maintenance, repair, and repowering.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. Pearce's broad service capabilities and geographic footprint throughout the United States and provides an excellent home for field technicians and service professionals to grow and advance their careers. Learn more about Pearce Services at and


Working with the Tower Foreman, the Top Hand utilizes their construction and project management skills to deliver high-quality projects on time, within budget, with unwavering professionalism and strict adherence to our safety guidelines. This role will work in a crew environment, assisting with structural projects, including new builds, site mods, or installations on a rooftop. Daily activities may include on-site installation, repair, and modification. You are on the front line, playing a key role and setting the pace to achieve on-time delivery and quality in each project. You will maintain knowledge in effectively utilizing tools, technology, and other resources to install mounts, grounding, cad welding, antennas, and associative RF components, and/or inspecting structures in which you will be expected to follow all safety precautions.


Complete assigned tasks within project scope accurately and efficiently
Must be able to work at heights 90' to 500+'; maintain efficient weatherproofing, grounding, and rigging techniques
Participate in and carry out installation, repair, modification, optimization, or acceptance test procedures of wireless infrastructures and electrical equipment
As the Top Hand, you will also take part in training other Tower Technicians and would occasionally serve as an Interim Foreman when the situation presents itself
Install all types of connectors
Maintain proper installation, troubleshooting, and repair techniques
Facilitate teaching other crew members proper techniques
Learn how to analyze and interpret site data
Knowledge of basic hardware, software, and air interface malfunctions utilizing various test equipment on multiple products and technologies
Occasionally perform lead responsibilities in the absence of a Foreman, effectively interfacing with all levels of management, staff, and customer requirements.
Ability to run all aspects of the top of the tower with minimal supervision while continuing to learn from experience
Ability to travel for multiple days with Per Diem depending on the project
Ability to competently perform the duties of Tower Technician levels
Working knowledge of cell site service monitors, RF test equipment, Fiber, and PIM equipment
Performing additional maintenance or upgrades on out-of-season equipment.
Conducting performance checks and regular maintenance.
Working with a crew and responding to service calls promptly.


Proven construction (civil and RF) skills, with an understanding of scope, schedule, cost, quality, resource, and deliverable management.
Climbing Safety & Rescue Certification (assistance may be provided for renewals)
Punctual and on time --sets the pace as Team Lead
Ability to read and understand construction drawings (CD's) and Plumbing diagrams (RFDS)
Outstanding work ethic
High level of organization and scheduling abilities
Desire to succeed and learn new skills.
Effective interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.
Commitment to excellence and high standards.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a field construction crew.
Acute attention to detail and construction quality
Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
Compliance with FCC/FAA/EPA/OSHA Regulations
Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record (if driving a Company Vehicle) and pass a pre-employment drug screen.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

Climbing structures and or operating lifts for prolonged periods.
Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining 100% safety awareness
Lifting heavy objects and stretching above your head
Calculate figures and amounts and understand rigging techniques
Travel to projects in the market area


Join the country's largest national independent services company that will provide you with the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. Pearce offers a family-friendly and innovative culture with opportunities for growth, competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance), PTO/Holidays, and a company-matching 401(k) Retirement plan. Also provided are a company vehicle, phone, laptop, or tablet (as required for your role), and all necessary tools and safety equipment.

Pearce believes in strength through diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer . All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Pearce Services, Grand Forks , Top Hand, Professions , Grand Forks, North Dakota

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