Careers

Murphy is always searching for new employees to join our cutting edge company building and maintaining wireless telecommunications infrastructure. The work is gratifying and offers numerous opportunities to advance within the company and increase your wage. We provide continuous training and education to challenge employees to learn new skills. Workers are employed year-round and receive health care and retirement benefits.

Paid apprenticeships start at $16/hour. Our apprenticeship program is 12 months in duration and you earn while you learn. This is not just a job, but a career in the wireless telecommunications industry.

Call 515-989-9225 with any questions.

 

Available Positions

Telecommunications Tower Technician

Experienced - Omaha, NE
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Job Description

A TTT assists in building each tower job as defined by the client’s scope of work and construction drawings under the direction of the Tower Crew Leader.  This encompasses, but is not limited to, loading and unloading all job materials, maintaining all tools, trucks and equipment used by the tower crew, understanding the scope of work, working at heights and constructing the project per specifications in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Review the scope of work and construction drawings with the Crew Leader.
  • Assist in verifying that all materials for the project are taken to the job site.
  • Verify that all of the tools, equipment and stocked supplies on your trailer are available and in working order.
  • Check the oil & fluids of each truck & inspect each your job trailer(s) and each piece of equipment in your charge before use.
  • Inspect all PFAS (personal fall arrest systems) prior to climbing.
  • Attend a daily tailgate meeting to address daily tasks and safety issues.
  • Report any safety concerns to the Crew Leader and/or Safety Coordinator.
  • Take direction from the Crew Leader to build the job following the scope of work/construction drawings.
  • Report any deviations from the scope of work/construction drawings to the Crew Leader.
  • Pick up trash on site daily.
  • Take pictures of final work and provide all turnover documentation to Murphy Tower Project Manager.
  • Clean out truck(s) & trailer(s) after each job and put materials and equipment away.
  • Travel locally, statewide and out of state. Overnight travel is often required based on tower location and scope of work.
  • Begin preparations for next job.

Reports To

  • Tower Crew Leader or Project Manager.

Qualifications

  • Ability to climb up a 300 feet tower routinely, with gear, and  safely complete tasks.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of time, with typical overnight stays lasting Monday – Friday, sometimes longer (infrequently), and work/stay out of state.
  • Ability to follow instructions/protocols/processes.
  • Familiarity with proper truck/trailer/equipment maintenance.
  • Strong organizational skills and construction related aptitude including ability to interpret construction drawings.
  • Strong commitment to safety.
  •  Comfortable working at heights
  • Able to work in extreme weather conditions such as heat, cold and strong winds.
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Tower Crew Leader

Experienced - Omaha, NE
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Job Description

The Tower Crew Leader is responsible for building each tower job as defined by the client’s scope of work and construction drawings. This encompasses, but is not limited to, loading and unloading all job materials, maintaining all tools, trucks and equipment issued to the tower crew, possessing and understanding the scope of work and construction drawings, constructing the project per specifications in a timely manner and providing close out documentation (turnover package) at the completion of the project.

 

Responsibilities

  • Review the scope of work and construction drawings.
  • Assist in ordering materials and determining crew size.
  • Verify that all materials for the project are taken to the job site.
  • Check all of the tools, equipment and stocked supplies on your trailer are available.
  • Check the oil & fluids of each truck & piece of equipment in your charge before use.
  • Inspect all PFAS (personal fall arrest systems) prior to climbing.
  • Provide a daily tailgate meeting for crew to address daily tasks and safety issues.
  • Build the job following the scope of work/construction drawings.
  • Report any deviations from the scope of work/construction drawings to the project manager at Murphy Construction and the client, if necessary.
  • Redline all changes on the construction drawings.
  • Pick up trash on site daily.
  • Take pictures of final work and provide all turnover documentation to Murphy Tower receptionist.
  • Clean out truck(s) & trailer(s) after each job and put materials and equipment away.
  • Begin preparations for next job.

 

Reports To

  • Project Manager

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in Murphy Tower RF crew or verifiable equivalent.

 

Dress Code (minimum)

  • Long pants w/o major holes, presentable shirt w/4” minimum sleeve, work boots, hardhat & gloves.

 

Supervision

  • Supervise a 2-3 man tower crew.

 

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Tower Crew Leader

Experienced - Cedar Rapids, IA
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Job Description

The Tower Crew Leader is responsible for building each tower job as defined by the client’s scope of work and construction drawings. This encompasses, but is not limited to, loading and unloading all job materials, maintaining all tools, trucks and equipment issued to the tower crew, possessing and understanding the scope of work and construction drawings, constructing the project per specifications in a timely manner and providing close out documentation (turnover package) at the completion of the project.

 

Responsibilities

  • Review the scope of work and construction drawings.
  • Assist in ordering materials and determining crew size.
  • Verify that all materials for the project are taken to the job site.
  • Check all of the tools, equipment and stocked supplies on your trailer are available.
  • Check the oil & fluids of each truck & piece of equipment in your charge before use.
  • Inspect all PFAS (personal fall arrest systems) prior to climbing.
  • Provide a daily tailgate meeting for crew to address daily tasks and safety issues.
  • Build the job following the scope of work/construction drawings.
  • Report any deviations from the scope of work/construction drawings to the project manager at Murphy Construction and the client, if necessary.
  • Redline all changes on the construction drawings.
  • Pick up trash on site daily.
  • Take pictures of final work and provide all turnover documentation to Murphy Tower receptionist.
  • Clean out truck(s) & trailer(s) after each job and put materials and equipment away.
  • Begin preparations for next job.

 

Reports To

  • Project Manager

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in Murphy Tower RF crew or verifiable equivalent.

 

Dress Code (minimum)

  • Long pants w/o major holes, presentable shirt w/4” minimum sleeve, work boots, hardhat & gloves.

 

Supervision

  • Supervise a 2-3 man tower crew.
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Telecommunications Tower Technician

Experienced - Cedar Rapids, IA
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Job Description

A TTT assists in building each tower job as defined by the client’s scope of work and construction drawings under the direction of the Tower Crew Leader.  This encompasses, but is not limited to, loading and unloading all job materials, maintaining all tools, trucks and equipment used by the tower crew, understanding the scope of work, working at heights and constructing the project per specifications in a timely manner.

 

Responsibilities

  • Review the scope of work and construction drawings with the Crew Leader.
  • Assist in verifying that all materials for the project are taken to the job site.
  • Verify that all of the tools, equipment and stocked supplies on your trailer are available and in working order.
  • Check the oil & fluids of each truck & inspect each your job trailer(s) and each piece of equipment in your charge before use.
  • Inspect all PFAS (personal fall arrest systems) prior to climbing.
  • Attend a daily tailgate meeting to address daily tasks and safety issues.
  • Report any safety concerns to the Crew Leader and/or Safety Coordinator.
  • Take direction from the Crew Leader to build the job following the scope of work/construction drawings.
  • Report any deviations from the scope of work/construction drawings to the Crew Leader.
  • Pick up trash on site daily.
  • Take pictures of final work and provide all turnover documentation to Murphy Tower Project Manager.
  • Clean out truck(s) & trailer(s) after each job and put materials and equipment away.
  • Travel locally, statewide and out of state. Overnight travel is often required based on tower location and scope of work.
  • Begin preparations for next job.

 

Reports To

  • Tower Crew Leader or Project Manager.

 

Qualifications

  • Ability to climb up a 300 feet tower routinely, with gear, and  safely complete tasks.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of time, with typical overnight stays lasting Monday – Friday, sometimes longer (infrequently), and work/stay out of state.
  • Ability to follow instructions/protocols/processes.
  • Familiarity with proper truck/trailer/equipment maintenance.
  • Strong organizational skills and construction related aptitude including ability to interpret construction drawings.
  • Strong commitment to safety.
  •  Comfortable working at heights
  • Able to work in extreme weather conditions such as heat, cold and strong winds.
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Telecommunications Tower Technician

Experienced - Springfield, MO
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Job Description

A TTT assists in building each tower job as defined by the client’s scope of work and construction drawings under the direction of the Tower Crew Leader.  This encompasses, but is not limited to, loading and unloading all job materials, maintaining all tools, trucks and equipment used by the tower crew, understanding the scope of work, working at heights and constructing the project per specifications in a timely manner.

 

Responsibilities

  • Review the scope of work and construction drawings with the Crew Leader.
  • Assist in verifying that all materials for the project are taken to the job site.
  • Verify that all of the tools, equipment and stocked supplies on your trailer are available and in working order.
  • Check the oil & fluids of each truck & inspect each your job trailer(s) and each piece of equipment in your charge before use.
  • Inspect all PFAS (personal fall arrest systems) prior to climbing.
  • Attend a daily tailgate meeting to address daily tasks and safety issues.
  • Report any safety concerns to the Crew Leader and/or Safety Coordinator.
  • Take direction from the Crew Leader to build the job following the scope of work/construction drawings.
  • Report any deviations from the scope of work/construction drawings to the Crew Leader.
  • Pick up trash on site daily.
  • Take pictures of final work and provide all turnover documentation to Murphy Tower Project Manager.
  • Clean out truck(s) & trailer(s) after each job and put materials and equipment away.
  • Travel locally, statewide and out of state. Overnight travel is often required based on tower location and scope of work.
  • Begin preparations for next job.

 

Reports To

  • Tower Crew Leader or Project Manager.

 

Qualifications

  • Ability to climb up a 300 feet tower routinely, with gear, and  safely complete tasks.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of time, with typical overnight stays lasting Monday – Friday, sometimes longer (infrequently), and work/stay out of state.
  • Ability to follow instructions/protocols/processes.
  • Familiarity with proper truck/trailer/equipment maintenance.
  • Strong organizational skills and construction related aptitude including ability to interpret construction drawings.
  • Strong commitment to safety.
  •  Comfortable working at heights
  • Able to work in extreme weather conditions such as heat, cold and strong winds.
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Telecommunications Tower Technician (TTT-1) Apprenticeship Program

Entry-level - Carlisle, IA
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A Tower Technician assists in tower maintenance or new construction, building each tower job as defined by the client’s scope of work and construction drawings under the direction of the Tower Crew Leader. Work may be performed at ground level or up to 2000′ in the air. This candidate will report to a Tower Crew Leader or Superintendent.

General Info:

  • Job Type: Full-Time Telecommunications Apprenticeship Tower Technician-Level 1
  • Entry Level Apprenticeship Position
  • High School/GED Required
  • Starting Pay $16.00/ Hourly
  • Overtime Available
  • Travel Required (home most weekends)
  • Must be Authorized to Work in the US
  • Must be at least 18 years old

Job Summary:

Murphy Tower Service is the area’s leader in wireless construction and maintenance, we are looking for team members who want a career, not just a job. Voted a DMACC 2015 Top Growth Company, Murphy Tower Service is looking for candidates that have a desire to be great Tower Techs. This is an opportunity to earn while you learn. Murphy Tower’s Telecom Tower Techs (TTT) position is Department of Labor approved, 12 month apprenticeship program that will build skills and knowledge that will last a lifetime. Why is a career in Telecoms a great opportunity? Because it’s one of the fastest growing industries in the world, combining excellent pay, benefits, and job security. So don’t look for a job; look for a career in the wireless industry!

Responsibilities:

  • Review the scope of work and construction drawings with the Crew Leader.
  • Assist in verifying that all materials for the project are taken to the job site.
  • Verify that all tools, equipment and stocked supplies on your truck & trailer are available and in working order.
  • Inspect each truck & piece of equipment in your charge before use.
  • Inspect all PFAS (personal fall arrest systems) prior to climbing.
  • Attend a daily tailgate meeting to address daily tasks and safety issues. Report any safety concerns to the Crew Leader.
  • Take direction from the Crew Leader to perform the job following the scope of work / construction drawings or customer’s instructions.
  • Perform all work in a safe & workman-like manner. Adhere to our 100% tie-off rule when working above 6 feet or near a leading edge.
  • Report any deviations from the scope of work/construction drawings to the Crew Leader.
  • Pick up trash on site daily.
  • Take pictures of final work and provide all turnover documentation to Murphy Tower Project Manager.
  • Clean out truck(s) & trailer(s) after each job and put materials and equipment away.
  • Begin preparations for next job.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in construction trades a plus, but no experience necessary.
  • Must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug screen, physical capacity profile and background check

What makes an ideal Tower Tech??

  • Not afraid of heights.
  • Someone who works well in a team environment.
  • Safety is important to you.
  • Comfortable with up to 50% travel.
  • Terrific physical condition and able to move in a variety of different positions – crouching, kneeling, reaching, bending/lifting.
  • On time, every time. We start at 6 AM on Monday and 7 AM Tuesday thru Friday. Your crew relies on you, be there for them when they are there for you.
  • Often works an average of 10 hours a day (lots of potential for overtime).
  • Someone who wants to learn and grow
  • no experience required.

Company Dress Code:

  • Long pants without major holes
  • Presentable work shirt w/4” sleeve minimum
  • Work boots, hardhat, safety glasses & gloves. Hardhat, gloves & safety glasses are provided.

Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance (begins 1st of the month following 60 days of employment)
  • Dental Insurance (begins 1st of the month following 60 days of employment)
  • Vision Insurance (begins 1st of the month following 60 days of employment)
  • Retirement Benefit with 3% company match
  • Transportation to site provided
  • Annual clothing / boot allowance for non-probationary employees
  • Per Diem for travel
  • Paid PTO & holidays
  • Potential performance bonus
  • Company provides all tools, equipment & transportation
  • Wide variety of job tasks and skills to learn through on-the-job training
  • We build from the ground up.
  • Weekly safety meetings help keep all crew members working safely.

Things to know about the TTT Apprenticeship Program:

  • Job sites change weekly, sometimes daily.
  • Entry level pay starts at $16/hour but pay raises come quickly to good apprentices in the first year potentially reaching $20/hour after 12 months.
  • Several opportunities for advancement
  • The TTT Apprenticeship Program is approved by the Department of Labor.

Must be 18 years or older and must provide a high school diploma or GED equivalency; veterans must submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience if they are a veteran and wish to receive consideration for such training/experience; must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the program with or without a reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of the individual or others; applicants will pass a non-invasive physical and a physical capacity profile and will be screened for the use of current illegal drugs and a background check on acceptance into the program, but prior to being employed.

We need new team members with great attitudes and work ethics and that are interested in apprenticing with our team. Work for Murphy Tower Service and help build America’s wireless networks!

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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