The Tower Technician Level One course answers the need for qualified technicians with comprehensive cutting edge technical training provided to participants with an interest in the industry. During this 120-hour course students receive not only traditional classroom training, each has the opportunity to participate in multiple field exercises and other hands-on training scenarios; all followed by scenario testing used to determine student comprehension. Registered participants will be challenged physically during this intensive technical training program and should be prepared for climbing exercises while carrying specialized tools used to perform tower prop installation tasks. Successful graduates are eligible for the Tower Apprentice Program supported by industry hiring partners. All qualified students will have the opportunity to become a member of a four-person team responsible for deploying next generation Wireless Networks.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Participants will be required to safety operate machinery and conduct field exercises at a height of over 100 feet while carrying approximately 70 lbs. of tools and equipment. In order to successfully complete these exercises, participants must be aware of any medical and/or physical limitations that might prevent them from participating in such activities.
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
TopicsRegulations and Standards+Introduction to Wireless Technology+Worksite Hazard Awareness+OSHA 10-Hour+First Aid/CPR+Lightning, Grounding and CADWELD+Fundamentals of RF Radiation+Fall Protection and Rescue+Basic Rigging Principles+Capstan Hoist Awareness+Closeout Guidelines+Intro to Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Suggested AudienceThis course is designed for utility industry personnel or others who have a desire to enter the tower installation industry.
Government ProgramsPost 9/11 GI Bill Benefits® For information contact Veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu or call (877) 833-9638