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
Ability to participate in activities such as climbing heights in excess of 100 feet while carrying tools and equipment weighing approximately 70 lbs.
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.
TopicsHazard Communications+Onsite Hazard Awareness+New Hire Authorized Climber+Fundamentals of Electromagnetic Energy (EME) Radio Frequency (RF)+Basic Rigging Principles+Basic Gin Pole Principles+Capstan Hoist+Crane Spotter and Signal Person Principles
Suggested AudiencePersonnel with an interest in the tower installation industry.
Government ProgramsPost 9/11 GI Bill Benefits® For information contact Veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu or call (877) 833-9638