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.

Aerial Course Installer - Carpenter

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Challenge Towers is looking to recruit top talent to help meet the increasing demand for facility design and installation services. For a limited time, we will offer a $1,000 signing bonus to new installers and carpenters who achieve the required criteria*

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


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.


  • 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.

*To qualify for the signing bonus, candidates must:

  • Complete 750 hours of field-based project work. Travel and weather days do not count toward field-based project work hours;
  • Receive a satisfactory evaluation from their supervisor, demonstrating at a minimum: 
    • reasonable improvement in at least two core skills specific to their role;
    • the ability to work and live in harmony as part of the installation team; and 
    • Not have been disciplined.
  • The signing bonus will be paid upon notice from the supervisor that a candidate has met the requisite criteria. 
  • If your employment with Challenge Towers ends within 12 months of your hire date, whether voluntary or otherwise, you will be responsible for reimbursing the company for the entire signing bonus. 
  • You agree to allow Challenge Towers to deduct the total amount of the signing bonus from your paycheck.