Tower Erector Helper

Assist Tower Erectors in erection of transmission towers.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tower Erector Helpers do?

Assists TOWER ERECTOR in erection of transmission towers, installation of tower hardware, and stringing of transmission lines or cables, working as member of crew: Unloads structural members of tower and electrical hardware from trucks. Bolts members together to form tower assemblies, using handtools. Positions assemblies in place for installation on tower, using block and tackle. Raises or lowers hardware, tools, and other materials to workers on tower, using handline. Assists in stringing transmission cables. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title. May be designated according to specialty as Ground Helper; Ground Helper, Street Railway.

Should I be a Tower Erector Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Connector Hand

    How to become a Tower Erector Helper

    Most Tower Erector Helpers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9paaaa&chl=no+college+%2880%25%29|certificate+%2820%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,80,80
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