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Date Posted: November 9, 2017
Location: Winnipeg, MB


Reports To:
Branch Manager


Comtech (Communication Technologies) Ltd. is looking to add talent to their already established employee base and is seeking highly motivated team players. Working for Comtech provides the opportunity to work with a fun, family oriented company. We offer competitive wages, health benefits, group RRSP programs, vendor and industry related training and professional growth within the company.

Comtech (Communication Technologies) Ltd. is an integrated communications company providing state-of-the-art telecommunication solutions. Comtech provides research and development, design, implementation, construction, and maintenance services, ensuring exceptional quality, high-performance systems.

The Tower Rigger is responsible for building and maintaining communication towers, the safe installation of steel structures and wireless communication components, performing general ground procedures associated with installation, working with various antenna and transmission lines, identifying and selecting appropriate equipment for specific installations, and climbing and working on poles, towers, and ladders or other support structures up to 750 feet.

Important Information for all Applicants:

Due to safety and the nature of the responsibilities included in this position, strong English communication skills are required.
Currently, Comtech (Communication Technologies) Ltd. is unable to facilitate or sponsor immigration in to Canada.


  • Building and maintaining communication towers
  • Safe installation of steel structures and wireless communication components
  • Performing general procedures associated with installation
  • Working with various antenna and transmission lines
  • Climbing and working on poles, towers, and ladders or other support structures up to 500 feet


*Experience working on communication towers *Experience in Telecommunications industry *Familiarity and experience with tower erection *Construction or rigging experience *Post-secondary education in a technology related program *Able and willing to work out of town *Travel required throughout SK and MB for extended periods of time *Able to work on minimal notice *Able and willing to work at heights *Valid Driver’s License with a clean Driver’s Abstract *Clean Criminal Background *The ability to pass a Drug, Alcohol and Fitness Test

Physical Demands:

•Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs without assistance through a work shift
•Able to safely push or pull up to 100 lbs without assistance using proper equipment
•Ability to safely climb to heights up to 500 feet
•Ability to work at heights for extended periods of time in all types of weather
•Ability to safely and properly operate motor vehicles up to a three-quarter-ton pickup

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