CHALLENGE TOWERS CAREERS

Challenge Towers manufactures exceptional ropes courses, commercial aerial parks, zip lines, and canopy tours for a broad range of commercial and non-commercial operators throughout the U.S. and abroad. We construct high-quality, integrated systems and offer a range of post installation services including facility inspections, maintenance, and staff training. A career with Challenge Towers means being part of a team that works collaboratively in pursuit of solutions and strategies that help our clients manage risk and achieve success.

Current Openings

Aerial Course Installer - Now Accepting Applications

Pay Range: $15-$40 per hour

Benefits: Travel Reimbursement, Access To Equipment Discount, 4% Match of 401K after 90 days of employment

Location: Continental U.S. w/ occassional international work

Schedule: Based on Contracted Work

Description:

Work as part of a field-based crew in the successful completion of contracted maintenance and installation projects to include high, low, portable and initiative based challenge/ropes course elements, zip lines and canopy tours, and aerial adventure parks.

Installation crews often live on or near the installation site for the duration of a project. Project duration is based on scope and scale of installation and can range from several days to a month or more, with scheduled breaks between projects. The ability to work and live with others for extended periods of time in adverse settings is a must.

Challenge Towers offers competitive wages and compensation benefits with opportunity for growth and increased responsibilities.  Compensation is based on a number of factors including prior experience and training, current skills, and overall ability to positively contribute as a member of an installation team.

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively as part of an integrated installation crew
  • Adhere to commercial construction standards and practices.
  • Manage personal safety
  • Move and lift heavy items and structural components
  • Assemble structural components according to plans and supervisor instructions.
  • Perform a range of construction tasks that may include some or all of the following:
    • Ground support
    • Carpentry
    • Cabling
    • Tree work
    • Heavy machinery operations
    • Working at heights
    • Support positive client relations

Qualifications:

Candidates should possess or be able to easily acquire skills including:

  • Understanding of current ACCT standards
  • Ability to adapt to adverse working conditions and circumstances.
  • Self-directed, motivated, and safety minded team player.
  • Creative thinker able to quickly evaluate and resolve issues and problems that arise during installation.
  • Carpentry skills sufficient to work under direction with limited supervision.
  • Prior experience (training preferred) in working at heights.
  • Experience operating machinery including track steers, lulls, lifts, and the like.
  • Experience working in trees
  • Challenge Towers product knowledge
  • Basic computer proficiency and communication skills
  • Patience and a sense of humor.

Do you meet all of the above qualifications?

Download an application and email it to [email protected] along with a cover letter and resume.

Carpenter - Now Accepting Applications

Pay Range: $20-$40 per hour

Benefits: Travel Reimbursement, Access To Equipment Discount, 4% Match of 401K after 90 days of employment

Location: Continental US with occasional international work

Schedule: Based on contracted work

Description:

Work as part of a field-based crew in the successful completion of contracted maintenance and installation projects to include high, low, portable and initiative based challenge/ropes course elements, zip lines and canopy tours, and aerial adventure parks.

Installation crews often live on or near the installation site for the duration of a project. Project duration is based on scope and scale of installation and can range from several days to 3 months or more with rotating schedules for projects lasting more than 6 weeks. The ability to work and live with others for extended periods of time in adverse settings is a must.

Challenge Towers offers competitive wages and compensation benefits with opportunity for growth and increased responsibilities. Compensation is based on a number of factors including prior experience and training, current skills, and overall ability to positively contribute as a member of an installation team.

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively as part of an integrated installation crew.
  • Manage personal safety.
  • Move and lift heavy items and structural components.
  • Adhere to commercial construction/carpentry standards and practices.
  • Assemble structural components according to plans and supervisor instructions using all aspects of carpentry related skills.
  • Support positive client relations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates should possess or be able to easily acquire skills including:

  • Ability to adapt to adverse working conditions and circumstances.
  • Self-directed, motivated, and safety minded team player.
  • Creative thinker able to quickly evaluate and resolve issues and problems that arise during installation.
  • Carpentry skills sufficient to work without direct supervision including but not limited to framing, railing, decking, siding, roofing, finishing work, etc.
  • Prior experience (training preferred) in a carpentry position.
  • Patience and a sense of humor.

Do you meet all of the above qualifications?

Download an application and email it to [email protected] along with a cover letter and resume.

Certified Inspector - Now Accepting Applications

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Travel Reimbursement, Access To Equipment Discount, 4% Match of 401K after 90 days of employment

Location: Primarily Eastern US

Schedule: Based on contracted services

Description:

Join the dynamic Challenge Towers team as a professional facility inspector.  Inspectors travel to a variety of different types of high and low challenge courses, aerial adventure parks, and zip line tours to deliver ACCT accredited Annual Inspections. This is a seasonal part-time position with potential for full-time advancement.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Inspections that meet ACCT and other relevant industry standards using CT protocol
  • Manage personal risk at height in an inspection environment
  • Traveling to / from Inspection sites  
  • Completing inspection documentation forms and conveying pertinent information to Maintenance Coordinator
  • Represent Challenge Towers in a professional manner

Details:

  • Single inspections can last 1 - 5  days with additional associated documentation, communication, travel, and prep time
  • Inspection assignments can require travel away from home for several days, or over a week
  • Pay is hourly with potential for overtime
  • Travel, lodging, and food per diem is provided for inspection assignments
  • Pay is commensurate with industry experience and opportunities for advancement exist
  • Employment is seasonal and on a project by project basis
  • Inspectors that excel may have an opportunity to fill future roles in a growing organization, some of which are full-time
  • Newly hired Inspectors will shadow and co-inspect with Lead Inspectors prior to conducting solo inspections

Qualifications:

  • Current Level I or II ‘In-House’ or ‘Professional Inspector’ ACCT certification, or based upon the ACCT Inspector Certification Portfolio
  • Extensive knowledge of common high course and low course activities, operations, and construction
  • Familiarity with a number of  aerial technologies
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office platforms including Word and Excel
  • Applicants should be able to:
    • Perform Inspections in accordance with ACCT Standards, CT protocols, and other applicable industry standards
    • Utilize various technologies, including iPad Inspection App, to record data and generate Inspection Reports
    • work for prolonged periods of time in a wide range of weather conditions (i.e. precipitation, extreme cold, heat, etc) 
    • work effectively both individually and as co-inspector
    • comfortably give and receive feedback to / from CT Team
    • maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
    • remain current in industry standards and common practices
    • maintain flexibility with logistical needs of the inspection schedule
    • manage his/her personal safety and work within CT work-at-height protocols

Do you meet all of the above qualifications?

Download an application and email it to [email protected] along with a cover letter and resume.

Qualified Trainer - Now accepting applications

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Travel Reimbursement, Access To Equipment Discount, 4% Match of 401K after 90 days of employment

Location: Primarily Eastern US

Schedule: Based on contracted services

Description:

Join the dynamic Challenge Towers team as a site specific trainer. Trainers deliver ACCT accredited trainings and certification to a wide range of aerial professionals including challenge course, aerial adventure park, and zip line/canopy tour staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting trainings that meet ACCT and/or ASTM standards
  • Managing risk at height in a training environment
  • Preparing thorough lesson plans, syllabi, and curriculum
  • Completing post training documentation
  • Facilitating written testing and practical skills verification

Details:

  • Single trainings can last 1 to 6 days with additional administrative work associated with documentation, client and internal communication, travel, and prep time
  • Seasonal training schedule is heaviest during spring and summer with additional opportunities during shoulder seasons
  • Employment is seasonal and work is provided on a per project basis. Work assignment is given priority to those employees who demonstrate a high quality of service delivery and a commitment to their scheduled projects
  • Prior to being a Lead Trainer, new staff will go through a period of shadowing seasoned trainers in the field
  • Pay is hourly and many projects require overtime
  • We offer competitive pay based upon experience in the industry. There is opportunity for growth and additional work in other areas of the company as well
  • Travel expenses, housing, and food per diem are provided for training assignments. Trainers are also paid for travel days

Qualifications:

  • Meet Qualified Course Professional (QCP) Guidelines as a Certification Trainer/Tester as outlined by the ACCT.
  • Current Level II Practitioner Certification or equivalent experience
  • While candidates with strong backgrounds in both low and high ropes are preferred, those with a strong background in only one discipline (low vs high) will still be considered for the position.
  • Proficiency with basic word processing software.
  • Willingness and ability to travel for work is a must.
  • Applicants should be able to:
    • Manage a group of trainees at height while delivering the highest quality instruction
    • Work for prolonged periods of time in a wide range of weather conditions (i.e. precipitation, extreme cold, heat, etc.) while managing personal safety and trainee’s well-being
    • Work effectively both individually and as co-trainer
    • Comfortably give and receive feedback to co-trainers and trainees
    • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
    • Remain current in industry standards and common practices
    • Maintain flexibility with logistical needs of the training schedule
    • Confidently manage emergency situations
    • Complete training administrative duties in an effective and timely manner

Do you meet all of the above qualifications?

Download an application and email it to [email protected] along with a cover letter and resume.